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Linking Policies

Below are the National Center for PTSD's policies on linking to and from our website.

We welcome any site linking to us as long as the descriptive words of our site are accurate and not misleading and do not misrepresent an unofficial relationship between the linking site and the National Center for PTSD.

Decisions to link from the National Center for PTSD site to outside resources are made using the following criteria:

  • The site contributes something unique and beneficial to our intended audience.
  • There is no inflammatory political, racial, or offending sexual content on the site.
  • The information on the site is accurate.
  • The information is factual and does not represent an individual opinion.
  • The author is not placing information on the Internet solely for profit.
  • The information is current.
  • The resource is updated frequently.
  • If there are links to other sites, they are functional and appropriate.
  • Sources of information are stated.
  • The purpose of the resource is clearly stated.
  • The site compares well relative to other sites on the same subject.
  • The site is organized and it is easy to find your way around.
  • The site does not require additional software or hardware.
  • The site loads in a reasonable amount of time and is consistently available.

The National Center for PTSD uses these criteria to maintain website links to organizations with similar interests and goals. We reserve the right to deny or remove the posting of any link at our discretion.

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