COPYING, PASTING, & COPYRIGHTS
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Permission is hereby granted to print paper copies of the information you find here for your personal use such as to share with your loved one’s care team or education support members, provided that such content is in no way modified, and the credit for the source (MLD Foundation) and MLD Foundation’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy (the automatically appear on the footer of every web site page).
Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions is strictly prohibited
(c) 2000-2019 MLD Foundation
LINKING & iFRAMES
Linking to an MLDfoundation.org web page is perfectly fine. Some pages have a bookmark (anchor) for key elements – you may also link to those anchors to aid the reader.
An iframe or equivalent display of
No direct linking to pictures and other individual elements is permitted without advance written permission.
Use of small portions, a sentence or two, of the content of this site may be made without advance notice as long as attribution is made to MLD Foundation. If the
To maintain reference/link and bookmark integrity we try not to change the names of files used for each of our web pages, however, we cannot guarantee that historic links will never change.
LOGO & TRADEMARKS
The following are trademarks of MLD Foundation:
- MLD Foundation
- MLD Family
- Faces of MLD
- MLD Family Conference
- We C.A.R.E.
- MLD Family Gathering
- MLD Family Compassion Fund
- MLD Family Profile
- MLD Patient Registry
- MLD Patient-Powered Registry
- MLD Conversations
- The “We C.A.R.E.” tag-line “facilitating Compassion, increasing Awareness, influencing Research and promoting Education”
- The stylized text with the intertwined butterfly
- The standalone butterfly Logo with distinct butterfly graphic of faces in the wings.
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These logos and trademarks are not to be used for any purpose, private or public, including fundraising for MLD Foundation or any other cause, without the express advance permission of MLD Foundation.
We are occasionally asked if the logo can be reproduced in some form for fundraising,
If the proposal includes selling an item with some embodiment of the logo as a fundraiser, the details of the fund-raiser should also be provided, including any representations as to the tax-deductibility of contributions and how MLD Foundation will be connected to the logo use.
If permission is granted, the Trademark “
MLD Foundation does not advocate, support, or practice unlawful discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.We reserve the right to limit access to resources to any person(s) not respecting the values, decisions, ethics, or privacy of others.
Guidestar and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act require this policy … If any employee, volunteer, or affiliate [person] of MLD Foundation reasonably believes that some policy, practice, or activity of MLD Foundation is in violation of
DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION POLICY
Guidestar and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act require this policy … MLD Foundation acknowledges its responsibility to preserve information relating to litigation, audits, and investigations. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of July 30, 2002, makes it a crime to alter, cover-up,
ONLINE DONATIONS & PAYMENTS, Including ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Compliance with PayPal’s Acceptable Use Policy when using their services for payment and donation processing
Donations and purchases are by rule not refundable, however, in the case of administrative error please contact us to request an adjustment or refund. Donations generally are tax-deductible, your receipt and/or the context in which the donation was made will determine the deductibility. Purchases are usually partially deductible for the donation made in excess of the value of the item purchased and will be indicated as such on your receipt. Always check with your accountant or tax advisor for accurate advice.Re-occurring/scheduled donations will generally not be scheduled for a period longer than 1 year, after which they must be renewed
Donations and payments made by PayPal, Google, and Square are processed by 3rd parties. When using these 3rd parties, MLD Foundation never sees, captures or stores your personal credit card or banking information.
August 2019 … formatting changes as part of our move to a WordPress hosting platform.
October 2016 … slight modifications and clarification to Trademark usage.
November 2015 … added MLD Conversations to trademarks (accidental historical omission). Added text about retaining “
August 2015 … added MLD Family Profile to trademarks (accidental historical omission), and new … MLD Patient Powered Registry and MLD Patient Registry
January 2014 … added some copyright clarifications, MLD Family Compassion Fund trademark, and a reference.
April 14, 2013 … corrected several spelling errors.
March 20, 2013 … Added Online Donations & Payments, and Acceptable Use Policy when using PayPal as a donation or payment processor.
May 28, 2010 … added 2010 copyright, addition of graphics and a slight modification to the text describing the butterfly logo and MLD stylized text logo with butterfly, minor wording adjustment to pluralize the descriptive use sentence
prior revisions: August 26th, 2009; May 26, 2009; July 2, 2008