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Content Usage Policy

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this website -- such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, and audio clips -- is copyrighted by and proprietary to the American Cancer Society, Inc., and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without ACS's prior written consent, except that the user may make such temporary copies in a single computer's RAM and hard-drive cache as are necessary to browse the website, and the user may make one permanent printout of each page of the website to be used by the user for personal and non-commercial uses which do not harm the reputation of the ACS.

To obtain permission to use or copy ACS-copyrighted materials (audio, text, graphics, images, artwork) from ACS' website or from ACS printed materials, please e-mail your request to Fax requests should be sent to 404-417-5808 (Attention: "Reprints").

Please provide the following in your request: 

  • information about the exact ACS material you propose to use or copy, including the title of the document, page numbers, section titles, and copyright dates; to use information from the ACS website, include the Web address (URL) and, if possible, attach a copy of the specific information you wish to use
  • an explanation of how the ACS information will be used and/or distributed and whether reprinted materials will be sold
  • a description of the nature of your organization or business (for-profit, not-for-profit, etc.)
  • contact information, including your fax number, e-mail address, and/or mailing address

The ACS may grant permission to use portions of its materials if the material will be reproduced for educational purposes and if it will not be used in connection with commercial or for-profit activities.

Permission will not be granted:

  • To copy entire publications, pamphlets or other ACS printed materials.
  • To use any material that has been discontinued or that is under revision.
  • To modify or adapt ACS materials.
  • To use ACS material in electronic formats

Please allow 21 business days for requests to be processed. 


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