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Copyright & Linking Policy

If you would like to use any of our content, please make sure to adhere to the following rules.

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These are the rules for using our content.

Link Policy

You may link to timeanddate.com or any of its services from a personal, organization, or commercial website, as long as you use normal links (<a href="...">).

You may not:

  • Modify the contents of the linked pages in any way without permission.
  • Link to individual images, animations or videos (for example <a href="..."> or <img src="..."> directly to an image, animation, or video). You may, however, link to a page on timeanddate.com that contains the image, animation, or video.
  • Give the impression that timeanddate.com or any of its services or content is part of your website.
  • Give the impression that your website is a part of timeanddate.com (e.g. by using our logo to create that impression).
  • Send any unsolicited mail (spam) that includes the address of any resource on timeanddate.com.

Offline Media

Please feel free to mention our website or one of our services in a newspaper, magazine, television, or radio program. We recommend that you use the address of one of the index pages with a simple URL to make it easier for your readers, viewers, or listeners to read your text and find the website. Here are some examples of the URLs you can use:

If you mention timeanddate.com in your publication, please let us know via our contact form or by email: webmaster@timeanddate.com

Using or Embedding Our Data

You may not publish any of our data on your website or other media without our permission.

You may quote a limited amount of content from timeanddate.com for personal or educational use, but please make sure to ask us first. Permission depends on the kind of medium and the extent and frequency of the data usage. For other commercial purposes, we may be able to help you, so get in touch.

If you use any of our content, you must credit us as the source. If the information is published online, a link to timeanddate.com is required. This includes content published for online e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle.

We currently do not offer the option to embed dynamic features like graphs, animations, or maps on external websites. However, we do offer Free Clocks and Free Countdowns which can be embedded.

It is not permitted to use extraction tools or tools to download parts of this website or the entire website or to store pages permanently.

API and Data Download

If you wish to use our data on a regular basis, especially for commercial purposes, please use our API Services. If you are not a programmer, you can use our Data Download service to download our data.

Using Our Images

Most of the photos displayed on our website are stock images for which we do not own the copyright. Please do not use them without buying the rights from the source which is displayed below each image.

We own the copyright to our maps and illustrations; please do not use these without expressed permission, and they should be linked or referenced as mentioned above.

Using Weather Data

We buy all of the weather information from customweather.com. If you would like to use it for your purposes, please contact the team at customweather.com for a quote.

Using Our Logo

If you would like to use our logo, you can download it here. Please make sure to adhere to the guidelines detailed on that page.

Citation Guide: Referencing Our Content

To reference content from our website in your bibliography, please use the format for online sources prescribed by the referencing style you are using. If a name is required, please use Steffen Thorsen. He is the founder, owner, and CEO of the company running the website.

Copyright Notice

timeanddate.com is Copyright © Time and Date AS 1995-2024. All rights reserved.

Logos, images, Flash content, scripts, animations, videos, apps, and individual pages are Copyright © Time and Date AS 1995-2024. All rights reserved. This is unless stated otherwise.

The collection of information provided by the site is Copyright © Time and Date AS 1995-2024. All rights reserved.

You may not copy or modify those images, scripts, stylesheets, videos, animations, content, apps or HTML-pages without permission. (Normal caching of content by web browsers and proxy servers is allowed, as long as the files are not being redistributed or modified).

Exceptions and External Copyrights/Trademarks

Images and links provided by advertisers are generally copyrighted by the advertisers.

Some of our maps are based on maps from OpenStreetMap with our own layers of content over the map itself. OpenStreetMap operates under its own license.

Flash is a trademark of Adobe Systems.


If you have any questions about these rules, please do not hesitate to contact us via our contact form or by email: webmaster@timeanddate.com.