Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and External Links Disclaimer

Terms of Use

The resources found on the SIL International website are intended for non-commercial scholarly research and educational use. You may make copies of these publications for research or educational purposes in accordance with the SIL Fair Use Guidelines free of charge and without further permission.

Republication or commercial use of anything on the SIL International website (unless stated otherwise) is expressly prohibited without the written consent of SIL International.

You may make links to pages on this website (with proper attribution), but you may not mirror (i.e., place copies of) these documents, in part or whole, on your site without permission of SIL International.

Privacy Policy

SIL International does not send unsolicited or "spam" e-mail and does not sell, rent, or trade its e-mail lists to third parties.

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the data collected to track and examine the use of www.sil.org, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. We have also chosen to enable Google's Display Advertising features, which allow us to collect and access certain demographic and interest data about visitors to www.sil.org through Google's first-party and other third-party cookies. We use this Google Analytics data to improve our online web properties, products, and services. We do not share, sell, rent, or lease this information to anyone outside of SIL. We will not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features that is based on the DoubleClick cookie unless we have robust notice of, and your prior affirmative (i.e., opt-in) consent to, that merger. You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google's Ads Settings or install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

If you supply us with your postal or email address, you will receive the information for which you provided us your address. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please e-mail   or mail your question to us at 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236.

External Links Disclaimer

Some links in on SIL's website point to documents and sites which are not located within the sil.org internet domain and, therefore, are not managed or controlled by SIL International. These links are included to point the reader to other possibly relevant resources.

A link to a document or site other than those included within the sil.org domain does not necessarily imply that SIL

  • endorses the organization(s) or person(s) providing them,
  • agrees with the ideas expressed, or
  • attests to the correctness, factuality, appropriateness, or legality of the contents.