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All materials published or otherwise accessible through, including, but not limited to, articles, text, images, audio clips, video clips, software and other materials — “Content” — are protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by Promotive Communications Inc. All visitors shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through

The Content may be used only for your personal non-commercial purposes. All other rights are reserved and commercial uses including publication, broadcast or redistribution in any medium are prohibited without the express written consent of Promotive Communications Inc.

Notwithstanding the above, you may download or copy, one-time only, the Content and other downloadable items displayed on for personal, non-commercial, use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content.


What is a reprint?

Reprints are reformatted versions of articles that have appeared in the pages of a Promotive Communications Inc. publication or on Regardless of whether the article first appeared in print or online, you can order hard copy reprints or electronic reprints for a fee.
What are the differences between hard copy and electronic reprints?

Hard copy reprints are articles that have been reformatted and reprinted on to 8 1/2 by 11 glossy paper in two to four colors. A single reprint can number one to eight pages in length. Electronic reprints are articles that have been reformatted for posting on a Web site.
How do I order reprints of articles from Promotive Communications Inc. print publications?

If you would like to order hard copy or electronic reprints of articles that appeared in print, contact our office at 905-727-3875 x0 or by email at
How do I order reprints for articles that appeared on

Ordering reprints for articles that appeared on is the same as ordering reprints from our print publications. If you would like hard copy or electronic reprints of articles that appeared on, our office at 905-727-3875 x0 or by email at
What should I do if I need less than 100 reprints?

Strictly speaking, quantities of 100 copies or less are not considered reprints. Contact the Copyright Clearance Centre 905-727-3875 Ext. 100 or by email at


What is a link?

Like most online publications, has a policy regarding links. When we refer to a link, we mean a hypertext link, where you post the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of some content of our site to your site. This can be simply including the link in text form or attaching a URL to one of our logos for the reader to click on.
May I link to an article on

Yes, you may link to a specific article on, or directly to The linking text on your web site must consist of the title of the article plus, optionally and if present, the ‘teaser’ text accompanying the article on our site. Neither may be reworded.
Please also attribute the link to the print publication of origin or, as appropriate. We request, as a courtesy, that you send email at that you will be linking to
May I use a Promotive Communications Inc. logo?

You may use the logo, or the appropriate publication logo, but only in conjunction with a link to a specific article on or directly to Please send an email to us at and we will forward the URL for the logo.
How long does a link last?

Most story URLs are permanent. Major site changes may affect story URLs. It is up to you to make sure the link is still “live”.
Can I obtain a reciprocal link from to my Website? does not offer reciprocal links to other Websites. Relevant links within a story may be created at the discretion of the editors of that story.
May I frame a link?

Many sites have adopted the use of frames on their pages. Although frames may give your site the look and feel that you seek, these same frames can provide potential pitfalls when it comes to links. That’s why we are handling requests for framed links on a case-by-case basis. Contact us at for details.

For permission for commercial or educational use, not covered above, of the content of this site or any Promotive Communications Inc. publication, write or e-mail:

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Telephone: (905) 727-3875
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