Curation Policy

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Here at Recipe Rain we value good content for our readers. In that spirit we will often curate or excerpt content from top quality sources on the web.

The very internet itself was created on the foundation of linking, sharing, and recommending good content from other sources on the web. Curation means finding good, well-written, and highly relevant material for our readers.

By choosing content from your site, we are giving it our vote of approval. This not only means that we excerpt your content, we also give it our highest recommendation, and we encourage our readers to view your content on your website with a direct link back your source material.

Our curation is designed to send our readers to your site so you get new visitors exposed to your top quality content.

We curated your content because it was outstanding in some way.

If you wish us not to curate content from your web site, simply contact us, and request your story be taken down.

We will quickly comply with your takedown request, and put you on our list of sites never to excerpt from.

Most publishers and websites are extremely happy to receive additional exposure and readership for their content as a result of our curation.

 

Curation Policy:

 

Most online publishers recognize the value of having their stories and articles:

 

* quoted

* commented on

* debated

* discussed

* linked to

* have new readers exposed to their articles

 

Social sharing of good content extends its reach, impact, traffic levels, and ultimately the profit of the original publisher’s website.

We are excerpting your content to inform our visitors, and to point then to the original source of the excerpt.

We want our readers to discover and visit your content, and your website. We want you to be more than pleased that we quoted, referenced or utilized your content.

“Fair Use” standards, practices, and legal decisions are still evolving online. We like to think our standards are a cut above the strictly legal interpretation of fair use.

We have higher standards than “Fair Use.” We strive for “elated Use.”

If you are not elated to be excerpted and linked to by our site, just let us know. We will immediately correct the situation.

We excerpt your content the exact same way we hope others will curate our content.

If you like a story on our site, feel free to excerpt it as generously as you wish. In return please just give us clear credit, link back to the original page on our site, and some encouragement for interested readers to visit our original web page.

Take as much of our content as you think your readers will enjoy. Just link, credit, and encourage the reader to visit the original site.

 

* That is what we do.

* That is what built the internet.

* That is what social sharing is about.

* Everyone benefits with shared content following this policy.

 

Most Importantly…

Sharing and curation and excerpting standards are still evolving online. Our standards of may very well differ from yours.  If you want us to be even more generous with links and credit let us know. If you feel your story has had too much excerpted, let us know. We will fix it rapidly.  Use our contact form if you have any queries about the policies outlined here.  We also publish user generated content. We request our web site users also follow these curation guidelines, but cannot police every single submission.  If you’re a copyright owner & would like material removed from our site, please read our DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) policy and takedown procedure.

You may post recipes of others on this website as long as you acknowledge the source of the recipe and, when in doubt as to whether the description is protected, post your own description or only the listing of ingredients and basic instructions. You should only post photos or illustrations that accompany recipes if you have permission from the owner. If you do not have permission, you should prepare the recipe and post your own photo of the dish. By posting a recipe and accompanying content on our website, you are representing to us that, to the best of your knowledge, the recipe and the content does not infringe the rights of another, and are granting to us permission to edit the recipe and to publish the recipe and the content on this website for others to use, copy, edit, and download free of charge. We reserve the right to remove a recipe from this website for any reason, including claims of copyright or trademark infringement.

 

Use of recipes on this website

 

You are free to display and print for your personal, non-commercial use information you receive through our site. You may not sell or charge for access to any recipes copied from this website either individually or in a collection. You may not copy entire collections of recipes from this website or redistribute recipes from this website to others, such as via email, website, social networks, print or software. You may not reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use any of the materials for commercial, non-personal use without the prior written consent of the Rights holder (MDJ Publishers LLC). Requests for permission to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use materials found on our site for non-personal use should be made to [email protected] The burden of determining whether any content on our site is or is not protected by Rights rests with you.

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