Goumbook encourages the reproduction and distribution of our materials, electronic products and/or services, but NOT our name and logo. It’s important to know the following ground rules.

In general

Our materials hosted at https://www.goumbook.com are free to use for personal or educational purposes. If you want screen shots to use in a text book, or you want to reproduce an article in your community newsletter, there’s no need to ask, provided you read and abide by our ground rules.

We expressly forbid the use of any Goumbook material appearing on this site, and/or the Goumbook name and logo, for:

  • personal or corporate gain except by express permission as noted below;
  • any suggestion of Goumbook endorsement of a product or service where such endorsement has not explicitly been made by Goumbook itself;
  • any suggestion of Goumbook endorsement of, or connection with, websites that Goumbook, in its sole discretion, finds to be of an illegal or objectionable nature, which includes obscene, violent, intolerant, denigrating or containing sexually-oriented content or materials;
  • any false representation of yourself as a Goumbook office, employee, agent or official spokesperson, or any false representation that you are raising funds or donations for Goumbook.

Linking to our website

We love it when you link to us and help spread the word about our work and initiatives. You don’t need permission. You are welcome to link to our main site or any of the issue areas you find there.

The Goumbook logo

“Goumbook”, including the Goumbook logo, and all the Goumbook initiatives logos cannot be used unless permission has been granted in written form.

Please send us an official request email if you wish to use our logos.

Articles and Text

Articles and text produced by Goumbook are free for personal or educational use. Please do include a note saying: “Source: Goumbook (https://www.goumbook.com)” and reproduce any byline or copyright information provided in the original.

Articles and text from third party sources remain the intellectual property and copyright of those third party sources, and permission for use should be sought from these original sources.


When copyright information is not present, either in an accompanying caption or burned in to the photo, attribution can by found by inspecting the image by right-clicking the image and selecting “Inspect” or “View Info”. Please use the below (you can copy paste)

“All rights reserved to Goumbook”

Any other use (such as using images for personal or corporate gain) requires permission from Goumbook

Commercial use of any Goumbook image without permission would constitute an infringement and may infringe upon other rights.


Use of video is subject to the same conditions as other materials above. However, please note that not all of our videos are available for download. If you download from our Youtube channel please use the same guidelines as per the above section “Photos/Images”