Winter Garden, FL asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Florida

Q: Is it legal for a person to take your bio information from an official website and use it on their own website?

The official website is with a nonprofit organization and I allowed them to put my bio and link my blog page with their membership list. Could a person from the organization use the same information on their website without my permission?

1 Lawyer Answer
Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Really not enough facts to say for sure. If you allowed someone to post your bio you gave permission for the same and placed the same in public information.

I suggest that you speak with a business law attorney in your area or start by asking the person to remove your bio information from their webpage.

Good luck.

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