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Linking to websites

Getting permission

You generally don’t need permission from the website owner to link to the home page of their website, but it is a good idea to ask.

You need permission from the website owner to link to a page within their website (for example, to an article that is published on the site).

Sample requests

Have a look at this example of an email or letter asking permission to use a work (.doc 26 kB) that appears on a website:

This is an example of an email or letter asking permission to link to a work (.doc 26 kB) that appears on a website: