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To obtain permission to use or copy ACS CAN or ACS copyrighted materials (audio, video, text, graphics, images, artwork, etc.) from our websites or from printed materials, please e-mail your request to [email protected]

Please provide the following in your request:

  • information about the exact material you propose to use or copy, including the title of the document, page numbers, section titles, and copyright dates; to use information from our websites, include the Web address (URL) and, if possible, attach a copy of the specific information you wish to use
  • an explanation of how the information will be used and/or distributed and whether reprinted materials will be sold
  • a description of the nature of your organization or business (for-profit, not-for-profit, etc.)
  • contact information, including your fax number, e-mail address, and/or mailing address

ACS CAN or ACS may grant permission to use portions of its materials if the material will be reproduced for educational purposes and if it will not used in connection with commercial or for-profit activities.

Permission will not be granted:

  • To copy entire publications, pamphlets or other printed materials.
  • To use any material that has been discontinued or that is under revision.

Please allow an average of 14 business days for requests to be processed.


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