The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of
listed businesses; and
- System-wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and
fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications, or to other Website information so long as the link: (a)
is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and
its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
- commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;
- dot.com community sites;
- associations or other groups representing charities;
- online directory distributors;
- internet portals;
- accounting, law, and consulting firms; and
- educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look
unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with
us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Rootcode, and (d) the link is
in the context of general resource information.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely
imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the
context of the linking party’s site.
If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must
inform us by sending an e-mail to Rootcode. Please include your name, your organization name, and contact information as
well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on
our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of
content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Rootcode 's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.