Data & Content Usage Guidelines

Last Updated on November 22, 2017

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer:

  • You can:

    • Reference a blog post if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the data or other content of the post with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the data or other content of the post without our express permission and approval
    • State or imply that the data or other content has been influenced at all by any licenses you obtain from us
    • Copy the content of the G2 Crowd blog or contributed posts for any purpose, including commercial purposes

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer:

  • You can:

    • Reference a blog post if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the data or other content of the post with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the data or other content of the post without our express permission and approval
    • Copy the content of the G2 Crowd blog or contributed posts for any purpose, including commercial purposes

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed a Grid® or Index report:

  • You can (for each report you have licensed for the term of the license):

    • Reference the report if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
    • Promote the report via email, social media, ad banners, and on partner sites provided that persons viewing such promotions are directed in each case back to your website to access or download the report
    • Distribute the report as an email attachment but only to your employees at the email address you assign to them as an employee
    • Present and/or distribute the report to your customers and prospective customers via the tokenized URL provided by G2 Crowd or via your website in a locked PDF or printed format to persons who register on your website and provide their names and email addresses
    • Offer the report on only one domain, of your choice, but may use multiple subdomains
    • Use the report solely in connection with your content marketing and lead generation and as sales collateral
  • You cannot:

    • Resell the report
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the report in any way
    • Present and/or distribute the report in a format other than the tokenized HTML link provided by G2 Crowd, a locked PDF, or printed format
    • Distribute the report beyond the one-year period following the date on which the report was released and/or after your license to the report has expired or been terminated

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed a Grid® or Index report:

  • You can:

    • Reference the report if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
  • You cannot:

    • Distribute, promote, present, publish, make available, offer, or use the report in any other manner or by any other means
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the report in any way
    • Snapshot a Grid®
    • Make it look like you have paid for our data or content; make it look like you have republished our data or content with our consent
    • Use the report or the data reflected in it for any purpose, including G2 Crowd data for commercial purposes (e.g., use the data to drive a sale)
    • Present and/or distribute the content in any way

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed Additional Content:

  • You can (for each content you have licensed for the term of the license):

    • Use the content solely for internal purposes and disclose the content solely to your employees unless otherwise stated in the Order Form for that content
    • If the Order Form for the content states it may be used externally, you can:
      • Reference the content if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
      • Promote the content via email, social media, ad banners, and on partner sites provided that persons viewing such promotions are directed in each case back to your website and/or the tokenized URL we provide to you to access or download the content
      • Present and/or distribute the content to your customers and prospective customers via the tokenized URL provided by G2 Crowd or via your website in a locked PDF or printed format to persons who register on your website and provide their names and email addresses
      • Distribute the content as an email attachment but only to your employees at the email address you assign to them as an employee
      • Offer the content on only one domain, of your choice, but may use multiple subdomains
      • Use the content in connection with your content marketing and lead generation and as sales collateral
  • You cannot:

    • Resell the content
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the content in any way
    • Present and/or distribute the content in a format other than the tokenized HTML link provided by G2 Crowd, a locked PDF, or printed format
    • Use content that you have not specifically licensed

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed Additional Content:

  • You cannot:

    • Access, distribute, promote, present, publish, make available, offer, or use the content in any manner or by any means
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the content in any way
    • Copy the content, in whole or in part

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer, who has licensed Sponsored Content:

  • You can:

    • Publish the sponsored content on your website, provided that it contains backlinks to the page for your product or service on the G2 Crowd website and otherwise complies with these guidelines
    • Rework the sponsored content into your own ad, provided that you do not alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the content
    • Use sponsored content widget image externally in connection with your website
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the sponsored content
    • Alter or otherwise modify the sponsored content widget

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed Sponsored Content:

  • You cannot:

    • Access (other than through your proper use of the G2 Crowd website), distribute, promote, present, publish, make available, offer, or use the content in any manner or by any means
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the content in any way
    • Alter or otherwise modify the sponsored content widget
    • Copy the content, in whole or in part

(for example, a Leader badge from a report, the Users Love Us badge)

If you have earned a G2 Crowd badge:

  • You can:

    • Publish the badge on your website, provided that it contains backlinks to the page for your product or service to the G2 Crowd website and otherwise complies with these guidelines
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the badge with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the badge without our express permission and approval

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer, who has licensed a Research Report and/or Review Data:

  • You can (for each report and/or set of review data you have licensed for the term of the license):

    • Share and use the report and/or data internally
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the report and/or data with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Share the report externally, unless otherwise explicitly stated in the Order Form for that report
    • Share the data externally
    • Resell the report and/or data
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the report and/or data in any way without our express permission and approval
    • Use a report or data that you have not specifically licensed

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer who has licensed a Research Report and/or Review Data:

  • You cannot:

    • Access, distribute, promote, present, publish, make available, offer, or use the report or data in any manner or by any means
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify the report or data in any way without our express permission and approval
    • Copy the report or data, in whole or in part

If you are a G2 Crowd Customer:

  • You can:

    • Reference the G2 Crowd website if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
    • Use the reviews widgets
    • Use review data with our express permission, if it is attributed to G2 Crowd and links directly to the full review on the G2 Crowd website
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify any review or other content on the G2 Crowd website with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify any review or other content on the G2 Crowd website without our express permission and approval
    • Snapshot a Grid®
    • Scrape data or other content off the G2 Crowd website
    • Make it look like you have paid for our data or content, make it look like you have republished our data or content with our consent

If you are not a G2 Crowd Customer:

  • You can:

    • Reference the G2 Crowd website if it’s attributed to G2 Crowd & links back to the G2 Crowd website
    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify any review or other content on the G2 Crowd website with our express permission and approval
  • You cannot:

    • Alter, abridge, or otherwise modify any review or other content on the G2 Crowd website without our express permission and approval
    • Snapshot a Grid®
    • Scrape data or other content off the G2 Crowd website
    • Make it look like you have paid for our data or content; make it look like you have republished our data or content with our consent
    • Use any review or other content on the G2 Crowd website for any purpose, including commercial purposes (e.g., use a review or other content on the site to drive a sale)

Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of these Guidelines. We may modify these Guidelines to, for example, reflect additional data or content. You should look at these Guidelines regularly. We’ll post notice of modifications to these Guidelines on this page. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen days after they are posted (or upon renewal of a subscription if you are a G2 Crowd Customer). However, changes made for legal reasons may be effective immediately and, if so, will be noted as such here. If you do not agree to the modified Guidelines, you should discontinue your use of the data and/or content.