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SEMrush Blog Policy

Please read the following SEMrush Blog Policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your use of SEMrush Blog, available at semrush.com (and any associated sub-domains) (hereinafter “our sites”), before posting a comment or any other information on our sites. By using SEMrush Blog, visiting our sites, or taking out any form of subscription with us, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Blog Policy, SEMrush Terms of Service, SEMrush Privacy Policy and other terms that will be displayed to you at the time you first use certain features, as may be amended by SEMrush from time to time. If you disagree with any part of this Blog Policy, please do not use SEMrush Blog.

PUBLIC PROFILE AND CONTENT

By posting a comment or any other information on our sites, you acknowledge and agree that the data you fill in during the subscription process on our sites or any time later creates your public profile (hereinafter “Public Profile”). You acknowledge and agree that the information that you provide in your Public Profile would be visible to the others. You are responsible for your use of SEMrush services, for any content you post on our sites, including information, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on our sites (hereinafter “Content”), and for any consequences thereof. Most Content you submit, post, or display through SEMrush services is public by default and will be able to be viewed by other users and through third party services and websites. You can change information in your Public Profile at any time. You should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with others.

WHAT'S IMPORTANT

You must be at least 13 years old to use SEMrush service.

You may not post violent, nude, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful Content via our sites. We reserve the right to remove any Content that we deem to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, but do not regularly review posted Content.

You are responsible for any activity that occurs through your Public Profile and you agree not to sell, transfer, license or assign your Public Profile. You acknowledge and agree that you cannot delete the Content published on our sites.

You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit.

You affirm, represent, and warrant that the downloading, copying, publishing, modification and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party.

You affirm, represent, and warrant that the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content.

You agree to use SEMrush Blog in strict compliance with all applicable laws, rulings and regulations.

As between SEMrush and the copyright owners of the Content and all Intellectual Property Rights in or relating to any of the foregoing, are and will remain the exclusive property of copyright owners or its licensors. User hereby grants SEMrush a limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, license to modify, copy, reproduce, distribute, and display the Content. SEMrush does not claim any additional rights and copyright of the Content remain the property of the publisher.

For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. By submitting Content to SEMrush, you hereby grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, license to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and transmit the Content in connection with SEMrush Service and SEMrush (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant SEMrush a non-exclusive license to improve your Content through SEMrush service by editing and/or translating your Content.

You further agree that Content you submit to SEMrush service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant SEMrush all of the license rights granted herein.

SEMrush expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with the Content. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on our sites, and SEMrush will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights.

We may at any time, without prior notice and in our sole discretion, remove the Content, ban and/or terminate a user’s account for submitting the material in violation of this Blog Policy.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Any Content posted, uploaded, downloaded by you on our site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via our sites and we cannot take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via our sites or obtained by you through SEMrush services is at your own risk.

We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via our sites or endorse any opinions expressed via our sites. You understand that by using SEMrush services, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will SEMrush be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via SEMrush services or broadcast elsewhere.

DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing us with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further details):

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

You can report alleged copyright infringement by sending us the notice of claimed infringement by email: noci@semrush.com, indicating all the necessary information specified herein.

Please be aware that under 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), you may be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees incurred by us or our users, if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity is infringing. If you are unsure whether the material you are reporting is in fact infringing, you may wish to contact an attorney before filing a notification with us.

Counter-Notice. If you believe that your Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in your Content, you may send us a counter-notice by email: noci@semrush.com, indicating all the necessary information specified herein. To submit a counter-notice, you will need to provide us with the following information: Your physical or electronic signature; Identification of the Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the Content appeared before it was removed or disabled:

  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the Content; and
  • Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

To submit a counter-notice, please respond to our original email notification of the removal and include the required information in the body of your reply as we discard all attachments for security reasons.

Upon receipt of a valid counter-notice, we will promptly forward a copy to the person who filed the original notice. If we do not receive notice within 10 business days that the original reporter is seeking a court order to prevent further infringement of the material at issue, we may replace or cease disabling access to the material that was removed.

COMPLIANCE AND COOPERATION WITH REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

We regularly review our compliance with our policy. We also adhere to several self-regulatory frameworks. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.

NOTICES

All notices, requests, claims, demands and other communications regarding this Blog Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to: noci@semrush.com

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