This copyright policy sets out how users are permitted to use our content and also explains the types of use that require the purchase of a licence from EU Law Live. This policy forms part of our terms and conditions. Please note that our ability to produce high quality content depends on users complying with this copyright policy. By navigating and using our website you agree that you will comply with our Copyright Policy.
We reserve the right to change our copyright policy from time to time by publishing an updated policy on our Website, which shall become effective and replace any previous policy with effect from publication. This version of the copyright policy was published on 4 March 2020.
All of the material published on our website and/or sent to you via our mailing list is protected by copyright law and should only be used as set out in “How may I use EU Law Live content?” section below. Use that is made without our permission may therefore infringe our copyright which can result in personal and corporate liability. Where we state below that something is not allowed or permitted, then to do so is a breach of our terms and conditions: that is, it is a breach of contract, and may also violate copyright law.
How may I use EU Law Live content?
You may do the following without the need of a license from EU Law Live:
- View our content for your personal use on any device that is compatible with EU Law Live (this might be your PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet or other mobile device) and store our content on that device for your personal use;
- Print single copies of publicly accessible articles on paper for your personal use;
- Share links to publicly accessible articles.
- Forward the original headlines and links of publicly accessible articles to other individuals;
You cannot do the following:
- You may not republish or redistribute full text, nor summaries of articles or any other EU Law Live content, for example by pasting them into emails or republishing them in any media, including websites, newsletters or intranets, unless explicitly licensed by EU Law Live.
- You many not create a Substitute for EU Law Live’s own products or services. We define a Substitute as a product or service that reduces the need for users or other third parties to pay for EU Law Live content directly, or which creates revenue from the EU Law Live’s content to the detriment of EU Law Live’s own ability to generate revenues from that content.
How am I allowed to link to EU Law Live content?
If you would like to link to eulawlive.com, please read and comply with the following guidelines and all applicable laws.
A site or service that links to eulawlive.com:
- May display an EU Law Live logo to indicate the source of the link, but must not otherwise use any EU Law Live trade marks without permission from EU Law Live;
- Must not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the EU Law Live logo;
- Must not be a Substitute (as defined above);
- Must not in any way imply that EU Law Live is endorsing it or its products or services;
- Must not misrepresent its relationship with EU Law Live or present false information about EU Law Live;
- Must not be a site or service that infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or that otherwise does not comply with all relevant laws and regulations; and
- Must not be a site or service that contains content that could be construed as distasteful or offensive.
What am I not permitted to do with EU Law Live content?
You cannot do anything other than make use of the content as set out above, unless you purchase an appropriate license. By way of example only, this means that you cannot:
- Publish or redistribute full text articles, photographs, graphics, tables or images in any way (except as permitted by any sharing tools we make available).
- Photocopy or scan copies of articles for your own purposes.
- Remove the copyright or or trade mark notice from any copies of EU Law Live content.
- Use spidering technology or other datamining technologies, unless authorized by law, to search and link to eulawlive.com.
- Create a database in electronic or structured manual from by systematically and/or regularly downloading, caching, printing and storing all or any EU Law Live content (by spidering or otherwise).
- Frame, harvest or scrape EU Law Live content or otherwise access EU Law Live content for similar purposes.
- Use or attempt to use EU Law Live content outside the parameters we set depending on what subscription you have.