Licensable Content

The MayfieldClinic.com website is produced by a team of writers, illustrators, multimedia producers, and web designers. Our porfolio of original content is recognized worldwide by patients, media outlets, and the public — bringing 8 million visitors to our websites each year.

All material appearing on mayfieldclinic.com is copyrighted and cannot be reused without permission. This page explains the options for using copyrighted material including text, illustrations, and video from our website(s).

Personal Use. You may print a single copy of any of the materials on this site for personal non-commercial use, free of charge and without written permission. You may look at our website online, download information to your computer to read later, or print copies of pages for yourself, your family, or your friends. However, you must not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all other rights, which means that you may not use it on your own website / blog, rewrite or modify it, redistribute it, sell our content, or use it for any other commercial purpose without written permission.

Commercial Use. We make some of our content available for licensing on your Web site, online service, intranet, or in print. Revenue from our licensing activities supports Mayfield Clinic programs, including medical education and research. See more information below.

Patient Education Content

Our goal is to provide the most trustworthy and accurate health information on neurologic conditions affecting the brain and spine. All material is developed under the direction of the Mayfield Patient Education Committee. Our content is peer reviewed by the physicians and advanced practice providers  of the Mayfield Clinic. All material is based on the scientific literature and the collective wisdom of our providers. The text is supported with illustrations and videos to provide a better understanding of anatomy, conditions, procedures, and treatments. Our content is reviewed annually and dated to ensure it is accurate and up to date. Content created by Mayfield is free from influence by any drug, biotech, medical device, or other company in the healthcare industry. We subscribe to the Health-on-the-Net Principles and are HONcode certified. Verify here.

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We offer a yearly licensing program, whereby your company logo and contact information can be added to our written patient education materials (90 titles in spine and brain conditions / treatments) and distributed to your patients from your website or intranet. We also license individual images.


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Academic Journal Content

Artwork and video content appearing in our academic journal articles, book chapters, posters and slide presentations can be licensed for reuse. For 30 years, our staff has produced thousands of medical illustrations, photos, and other creative media. This vast collection is available for immediate licensing.

When contacting us for reuse, include the following information:

  • Title of your article/book chapter/thesis 
  • Names of authors/editors
  • Name of the publisher or URL
  • Distribution method (print, eBook, website)
  • Provide a copy of our figure(s) material for which you are seeking permission to use

Note: we do not grant permissions to uses that require a Creative Commons license in open access publications. 

If you would like to commission a new work for your project, contact us at GliaMedia.com.



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Linking Policy

We welcome links to Mayfield Clinic’s website(s) - permission is not necessary. However, be aware that our subpages may change at any time without notice. Anyone linking to mayfieldclinic.com must continuously verify links to our subpages.

Links should be text only (for example, https://www.mayfieldclinic.com/pe-acdf.htm) and should not use the Mayfield logo from the site, any images or JavaScript.

Entities and individuals linking to mayfieldclinic.com shall not capture our pages, images, or videos within frames, present our content as its own, or otherwise misrepresent our content. Certain information on mayfieldclinic.com may be trademarked, service-marked, or otherwise protected as intellectual property. Protected intellectual property must be used in accordance with state and federal laws and must reflect the proper ownership of the intellectual property.

It is not Mayfield Clinic's standard policy to exchange reciprocal links. Requests for reciprocal links are reviewed based on our editorial policy and appropriateness to our patients and visitors. Mayfield Clinic does not receive fees from your use of links from mayfieldclinic.com to other sites. MayfieldClinic.com does not endorse sites that link to or from mayfieldclinic.com.

last updated > 12.2020