Linking and Content Use Policy

Linking to Nationwide.com and Using Content Found on Nationwide.com

Please review the frequently asked questions below regarding linking to Nationwide.com and using content on Nationwide.com.

Do I need permission to link to Nationwide.com?

You do not need prior approval to link to the Nationwide.com home page or to any internal page on the site. However, links to Nationwide.com should conform to guidelines published by search engines, e.g. Google Webmaster Guidelines, Bing Webmaster Guidelines.

Which URL should I use when linking to a page on Nationwide.com?

Use the URL that appears within your browser’s address bar when linking to a page on Nationwide.com.

May I mirror a Nationwide.com article or post it on my website?

Prior written permission is required to mirror or post any content item that appears on Nationwide.com.

May I link to Nationwide.com pages within a frame on my site?

If the page you are linking to opens in a frame, it may seem as though the Nationwide.com content is part of your website. This practice is prohibited by the Terms & Conditions for Nationwide.com. When you link to Nationwide.com content, only the URL to Nationwide.com should be visible in the address bar.

May I use the Nationwide.com logo on my website?

Permission is required from Nationwide to use any logos, images or icons found on Nationwide.com.

May I send Nationwide.com article links to my subscribers via e-mail?

You are free to send Nationwide.com article links to your subscribers via e-mail unless it is a paid subscriber list. In this case, prior approval is required.

How can I get a reciprocal link from Nationwide.com to my website?

Nationwide.com does not offer reciprocal links to other websites unless they are genuinely related to the story or the company or organization is a licensed partner. Linking to relevant stories is left to the discretion of Nationwide.com editors.

How should links to Nationwide.com, as part of advertising or paid media, be coded?

Third parties who publish links to Nationwide.com as part of an advertising relationship should ensure that those links include the rel=”nofollow” attribute.

What if I want to link to a page on Nationwide.com from a social media channel?

We encourage people to link to Nationwide.com from social media channels. See the official list of Nationwide social media channels.

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