Copyright and Reprints Policy

AA Grapevine and La Viña material is copyrighted by AA Grapevine, Inc., and thereby requires adherence to our reprint policy. Furthermore, this Copyright and Reprint Policy is in full accordance with all of the AA Grapevine, Inc. subscription agreements including the Grapevine Story Archive Subscription Agreement.

Reprint Information for Publications and Websites

Except as set forth herein, permission to reproduce articles or other AA Grapevine material, either in print, electronic media (such as web pages) or any media now known or hereinafter developed, throughout the world, must be obtained from AA Grapevine, Inc. If permitted, each article or item must be reprinted in its entirety to avoid quoting the author out of context and must carry the following credit line:

Copyright © The AA Grapevine, Inc. (Month, Year). Reprinted with permission.

If you are an organization, publication, or website outside of AA and are permitted to reprint or to reproduce any of our material, the following disclaimer must be included with any and all material:

Permission to reprint The AA Grapevine, Inc., copyrighted material [in this publication, organization, or website] does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous or The AA Grapevine, Inc.

Except as set forth in the next paragraph, as an individual, you are hereby permitted to download an article, print it, save it on your computer, or email it to a friend. You must, however, indicate the following copyright notice:

Copyright © The AA Grapevine, Inc. (Month, Year). Reprinted with permission.

Cartoons may never be reproduced, nor will the Grapevine grant permission to reprint, any cartoon, as the Grapevine does not retain the copyright to cartoons.

The AA Grapevine, Inc., Logo and Artwork

Except as may be expressly permitted in advance by AA Grapevine, Inc., Grapevine does not grant permission to reproduce either its logo or its artwork or any cartoons on any other website or in any other publication.

Links to Other Sites

In keeping with AA's Traditions of non-affiliation, non-endorsement, and anonymity, AA Grapevine, Inc., website does not contain links to any other websites, or even our knowledge of or approval of such sites, except that of AA's General Service Office. We are not responsible for any content on any sub-sites or any other aspect of or respect to such sites, and we suggest that you consult those sites for information concerning such sites, with respect to their policies. Other websites may decide to contain a link to our website, but this does not indicate either our endorsement of or our affiliation with those sites.

When corresponding with us about these matters, please provide your postal address in addition to your email address.

Copyright Act Agent

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Archive do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the Copyright Agent named below:

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you, the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and

A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Copyright Agent

AA Grapevine, Inc.
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115

For any inquiries regarding AA Grapevine, Inc., Website Copyright and Reprints Policy, please contact:

AA Grapevine, Inc.
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115