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Linking to the ECI Site

You may link to content in our site for informational purposes only as long as you agree to:

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We reserve the right to request the removal of any links from your site. All such requests must be granted immediately.

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ECI makes most of the ECI-authored articles appearing on our website available to reprint for non-commercial and educational purposes.

For permission to reprint ECI materials for non-commercial and educational purposes, you must agree to the following conditions:

  • Full attribution for the material is given to the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. We prefer the following notice but will accept another version as long as it contains the same basic information:
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    Used with permission of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22202, www.ethics.org.
  • The intent, substance or interpretation of  the material used will not be modified without specific approval in writing from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative.

  • Permission to quote or otherwise use the materials covered by this agreement do not convey any rights or interest in the material other than those stipulated here.
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Requests for permission to reprint for commercial use, including but not limited to inclusion in a text, publication in an publicly sold magazine, or use in a training course offered to the public, are handled on a case by case basis.

If you agree to the terms specified above, please submit the following information to the ECI at ethics@ethics.org.

In the email please include:

  • Your Name
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  • Intended Use
  • Description of Your Publication
  • State that you have read and agree to conditions above

You will be notified when your request has been processed.

The Daily BriefTM Terms of Use

The Ethics and Compliance Initiative “ECI” maintains this briefing as a service to the ethics and compliance community. The Daily Brief™ has been designed to provide information on a variety of ethics and compliance topics. In some cases, general commentary is provided. This commentary is not intended to provide compliance, or legal advice.

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