Terms and conditions
Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos
We provide information and resources relating to the work we do and services we provide, including, when possible, articles, press releases, photographs, SAMU stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, video broadcasts, e-newsletters, quarterly updates, SAMU’s annual reports, and interviews with personnel, corporate and community partners, SAMUs, and volunteers (collectively, “Publications”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is intellectual property that belongs to us.
You are permitted to download information from the Website for your own personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from this Website solely for not-for-profit or educational purposes, provided that the use contains the following attribution: (“Reproduced with permission of SAMU”. ) You may not suggest any other relationship, endorsement or affiliation with us unless you obtain express written permission.
For any other use, you must obtain express written permission from us.
You may not use or duplicate any SAMU logos or trademarks without express written permission from us.
To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, please use our contact form by clicking here.
Links to Other Websites
Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of those outside services and resources. SAMU does not endorse those organizations or the information provided by other organizations. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, should be directed to the particular service or resource.
Third Party Content
We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.
Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can, and do, occur from time to time. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. SAMU will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use of or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website.
About These Terms – General Provisions
This Website is owned and operated by us from our offices in the District of Columbia. Your use of the Website, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The sole jurisdiction for any litigation arising out of your use of or inquiries to the Website will be an appropriate federal or D.C. court located in the District of Columbia.
Effective Date: May 1st, 2023
Information We Collect and How We Use It
In the course of using the Website, we may collect your email addresses for our listserv, payment information for donations, and certain personal information when you sign up to be a volunteer. We use IP addresses (which are not linked to personal information of any individual user) to analyze trends, administer our website, track volume of usage, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; this information helps us measure the number of visitors to various sections of this website and to help make the website more useful.
SAMU does not sell names or other personal information about our Website users and subscribers to mass marketers or any other entity, nor do we engage in exchanges of such information. We do not share donor information with other organizations. Online credit card donations are processed through a third-party service provider and we do not retain, store, sell or share any of your credit card, payment-related, or other personal information.
We protect our database by means of various technical and procedural measures, and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We require our third-party service providers to comply with confidentiality requirements and to not use your personal information for marketing purposes without your consent.
We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Website; to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance with law.
Links to Other Websites
Anti-Spam Policy and Your Opt-Out Rights
We are committed to permission-based communication and preventing the spread of spam or other forms of unsolicited emails. If you have received an email in error, you may remove your information from our database by requesting to unsubscribe at [insert link or email address].
Commitment to Data Security
SAMU takes precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from unauthorized use. We undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.
Your Consent and Questions
Efective date: May 1st, 2023