Permissions


To Obtain Copyright Permission
All information contained on this website – including but not limited to online reports, graphics, articles, data, and press releases – is the property of Barna Group, Ltd. of Ventura, California. None of the online information may be used without following the guidelines listed below.
(NOTE: These guidelines apply to online information and books, but do not apply to other Barna resources – such as reports, videos, audios, or diagnostics. For permission to use any information contained in those formats, please contact the Permission Department directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    1. If you are quoting or referring to Barna Group information in a public presentation or worship service.
    -You do not have to obtain verbal or written permission to use that information. However, you must mention in that presentation that the information came from the Barna Group. If a handout or PowerPoint is used for that public presentation, the reference should include the company name (The Barna Group of Ventura, California) and website address (www.barna.org).

    2. If you want to make copies of any Barna Group online article or information.
    -You may make a total of one hundred (100) copies of that item directly from our website without obtaining permission from Barna Group. You must not alter the printed information in any way, and the website address must be clearly visible on all copies of that report or other information. -If you wish to make more than one hundred (100) copies, you must obtain written permission from The Barna Group, Permissions Department. Please include a description of your intended use of the copies.

    3. If you are quoting or referring to Barna Group information in a thesis, dissertation, or school paper of any sort.
    -You do not have to obtain formal verbal or written permission to use the information unless it is being published. However, you must mention in that the information came from the Barna Group. If a handout or PowerPoint is used for public presentation, the reference should include the company name (The Barna Group of Ventura, California) and website address (www.barna.org).

    4. For all other uses OR if you would like to use Barna data or information in a book or resource that is intended for re-sale.
    -You must make that request, in writing, to the Permissions Department.
    You can do this by sending your request via one of the following methods:
    -EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    -FAX: 805.658.7298
    -MAIL: 2368 Eastman Ave. UNIT 12. Ventura, CA 93003

      Please include-
    • Contact information: Must include your name, title, phone number, and e-mail address. Include the date permission is needed by.
    • Background information: About your company or organization along with organization name and contact info.
    • A written explanation of your intended use of the information.
    • The item you wish to cite: Please specify the name, date it was released, and whether it is an online or print publication.
    • A copy of the “full” article, story or chapter in which the Barna Group information will be used: If it is more than 5 pages, please mail or email (rather than fax) a copy of your material.
    • (If applicable) Number of copies expected to be sold or distributed (e.g., the circulation of your magazine, the number of books expected to be printed, etc.)

Upon our receipt of your written request and accompanying materials, please allow ten to twelve business days for us to review your request.

Thank you for your compliance with these guidelines.


The Barna Group
Permissions Department
2368 Eastman Ave. Unit 12
Ventura, California 93003
United States

Telephone: 805.639.0000
Toll Free: 800.55.BARNA (US only)
Fax: 805.658.7298