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Using our content

We want as many people to read our stories as possible, so we’ve made it simple for others to take our content and reuse it.

Our articles are published under a Creative Commons license. This means that anyone can copy and distribute the work and use it commercially. The key condition is that you must attribute the work to the original author and to global-gathering.com, including a link, and you must indicate if any changes have been made.

We use Creative Commons licenses, which the text can be adapted without permission.

Creative Commons Attribution

Most of our text features have a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license (CC BY 4.0), which means that the text can be adapted and republished without asking us for permission. It’s a license that makes it easy for someone to put an article on their own website or blog, to translate it into another language, to abridge text to fit an available print space (so long as the fact that changes have been made to the original is acknowledged) or to excerpt for audiences who like reading 600 words instead of 3,000.

Commercial use

We encourage magazines, newspapers, websites and blogs to take our content and reuse it. And we are happy for others to make a profit from our features, through advertising or subscriptions. In fact, we’d be delighted if our work helps media outlets.

Global-Gathering is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Prohibited Content


Content that promotes hate, violence, or discrimination;

Defames an individual, organization, or group of people; or

Segregates or classifies individuals or groups of people by race, religion, or sexuality

Pornographic language or imagery

Suffering or violence

Content that harvests personal and/or confidential information from users with the intent to distribute or engages in lead generation with the purpose of generating profit off information gathered

Contains adware, malware, spyware, virus, Trojan horses, or other features designed to infiltrate or damage computer systems or access personally identifiable user information without explicit user consent

Exploitation or endangerment of minors

Sale or promotion of weapons or explosives

Illegal drugs or tobacco (including e-cigarettes)

Non-government approved pharmaceuticals and supplements

Class-action suits or malpractice claims

Content which encourages high risk investments or money making schemes with the intention of profiting off user participation

Please note that Global-Gathering reserves the right to reject any content for any reason at our sole discretion.

This document was last updated on February 1, 2017