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Category V3a - Non Commercial Blog, Social Networking Website or Forum Post

Description: Use by a private individual, not for commercial gain, at one URL for a period of up to 1 year, where that URL is part of a blog, a personal page on a social networking website or a posting on a web forum.

A blog is defined as a regularly updated weblog, updated at least weekly and presented in a "diary" format sorted by date. It may be hosted on the user's own web server, or through a third party blogging service such as Blogger.com. A social networking website is defined as a template-driven personal web page hosted within a larger webspace with a view to social networking, examples of such sites are MySpace.com, Bebo.com or Facebook.com. A forum post is defined as a single entry as part of a discussion on a web forum or chat group.

Your blog, social networking page or the forum may take advertising managed by the hosting website as a whole, but if advertising on it is managed by yourself and the resulting revenue earned directly by yourself, or the page or forum post is intended for commercial gain by promoting the writer's business or selling products or services, then this would constitute a commercial blog, social networking page or forum post and fall under our license category V4a.

Price: £15 (approx. USD25.05)

Category V4a - Commercial Blog, Social Networking Website or Forum Post

Description: Use at one URL for a period of up to 1 year, where that URL is part of a blog, a page on a social networking website or a posting on a web forum where this use is intended for commercial gain by promoting the writer's business, selling products or services, or the generation of advertising revenue.

A blog is defined as a regularly updated weblog, updated at least weekly and presented in a "diary" format sorted by date. It may be hosted on the user's own web server, or through a third party blogging service such as Blogger.com. A social networking website is defined as a template-driven personal web page hosted within a larger webspace with a view to social networking, examples of such sites are MySpace.com, Bebo.com or Facebook.com. A forum post is defined as a single entry as part of a discussion on a web forum or chat group.

This license category applies where the web page or forum post is intended for commercial gain by promoting the writer's business, selling products or services, or the generation of advertising revenue. If the web page or forum post does not promote a commercial entity in any way and the owner/writer does not benefit from advertising revenue or sell or promote products or services through the web page or forum post, then non-commercial blogging, social networking or forum post license category V3a will apply.

Price: £25 (approx. USD41.75)