Contracts for every occasion: Permission to link

Check out this sample form that requests premission to link to another Web site.

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This is a sample of a form asking permission to link to another Web site. This form acts as a license granting permission to link to another's Web site and its copyrighted material according to its terms. When a license is not exclusive, it means that the same rights may also be granted to others.

This particular form is only for Internet use. It grants the nonexclusive rights to link to a Web site or group of Web sites.



_________________ ("Grantor") has a Web site located at http://_______________ ("Grantor's Web site").  ___________________("Grantee") has a Web site located at http://_________________ ("Grantee's Web site"). 

  1. Grantor hereby grants Grantee permission to provide a hypertext link from Grantee's Web site to the home page of Grantor's Web site. 

  1. Neither party shall be liable to the other party for the content of its Web site or links on its Web site to other Web sites. 

  1. Grantee acknowledges that Grantor may terminate this Permission at any time with or without cause by giving notice to Grantee. Grantee must remove the hypertext link to Grantee's Web site within _____________ days of receiving such notice. 

  1. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of __________________ excluding its conflict of laws principles. 

  1. This Agreement is the entire understanding between the parties relating to the link referenced here and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings, whether written or oral.  

In witness whereof, the parties have executed this Agreement this _____ day of __________________________ , ___ .

By: _______________________ 


By: _______________________ 


Important Notice: This is a sample form for illustrative purposes. This sample may not be suitable for your particular circumstances and different agreements or legal arrangements may be necessary depending on your jurisdiction. Therefore, you should not use this sample, or any part, without the advice of competent legal counsel. provides CNET with relevant partner content designed to provide useful, current, and accurate legal information for Internet professionals, Web masters, Web publishers, and entrepreneurs. Based in San Diego, California, is owned by INET Legal Network.

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