Terms of Use

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Statistics: A limited amount of statistical data from the Joshua Project website may be used without further permission. Please cite Joshua Project and link to joshuaproject.net.

Please do not reproduce substantial amounts of Joshua Project data on other websites without explicit permission from Joshua Project. Linking is the preferred method and permitted without further permission. If you have questions, please contact us.

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  • Non-copyrighted material

    Non-copyrighted material is public domain and can be used without further permission. Maps created by Joshua Project are not copyrighted and may be used without permission in limited quantities. Please cite the original source and provide a link to the source's website.

  • Copyrighted material

    Joshua Project has obtained usage permissions for the copyrighted material from the original sources. Just because this material is displayed on the Joshua Project website does not imply that it is public domain. Please honor the copyrights of those who have provided Joshua Project with material. Please do not copy this material without permission from the original sources.

  • Copyright Infringement

    We respect the intellectual property of others and ask that all users do the same. We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement if they comply with the law, and such notices should be reported using our DMCA Policy, which is listed below. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing and terminate accounts of repeat infringers. Our designated agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement on the Services is:

    Copyright Contact: <[email protected]>
    Joshua Project
    PO Box 62614
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Using Joshua Project website content

  • Reproducing Joshua Project data on another website: Please only use small amounts of Joshua Project data on other websites and cite Joshua Project as the source. Please do not reproduce large amounts of Joshua Project data on other websites without explicit permisson. Replicating large amounts of Joshua Project data on another site risks violating copyright laws, both sites being penalized by search engines, presenting out-of-date data and confusing users.

  • Embedding Joshua Project content: Please do not embed Joshua Project web pages or content on another website with URLs formatted such that it is not apparent the web pages came from the Joshua Project website. Rather, we request that direct links be used. Replicating Joshua Project webpages by embedding within another site can have the negative impact mentioned above.

  • Linking to the Joshua Project website: This is the preferred approach. It will help prevent data from becoming dated and disagreeing between sources, will lessen confusion for viewers, will encourage corrections, additions, and questions to be sent to the proper party, and may lessen the possible misuse of the information.

DMCA Policy

  • Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or - if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice - you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.

    Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and to which access is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site or the exact location where such material may be found.

    Provide your company affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address.

  • Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:

      "I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use)."

      "I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of, the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed."

  • Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.

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Privacy Policy

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  • Correcting Information

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  • Scope

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