IEEE SA OPEN Visual Identity Toolkits Agreement
Agreeing to this Toolkit Agreement by submitting a merge request, will allow you to access the IEEE SA OPEN Community Assets. (Specific instructions are available here.) Toolkit Agreement IEEE SA OPEN Visual Identity Toolkits Agreement This IEEE SA OPEN Visual Identity Toolkits Agreement (the "Agreement") is made between you (the "Authorized User") and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated. ("IEEE").
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, IEEE grants to Authorized User the revocable, non-transferable, non-exclusive, royalty free right to use the content made available in the IEEE SA OPEN Visual Identity Toolkits ("Toolkits").
Terms and Conditions
General. Where applicable, this Agreement covers only usage of the the IEEE horizontal logo and certain IEEE SA marks and badges that IEEE may make available through the Toolkits as well as IEEE SA OPEN marketing, communications and promotional materials or components of toolkits including but not limited to: graphics, images, videos, collateral, social media, web/digital assets, guidelines, signs/displays, slide deck presentations and templates.
- Use of the IEEE SA OPEN mark and Tool Kits components may only be applied for activities that are officially sanctioned or sponsored by IEEE SA OPEN.
- Distribution of IEEE intellectual property made available through the ToolKits is limited to IEEE SA OPEN volunteers and community members who are involved in an official capacity with IEEE SA OPEN activities.
- Any use of the ToolKits and/or intellectual property made available in the Toolkits must strictly conform to the specifications set forth in the IEEE and IEEE SA Visual Identity Guidelines.
- Authorized Users shall not use the IEEE SA OPEN or any intellectual property made available through the ToolKits in a manner that could be interpreted to confuse readers as to the source of the information, damage the reputation of IEEE or impute positions or opinions of Authorized User to IEEE.
Images. User agrees to only use images, charts or graphs for which they can provide documented proof of ownership or usage rights. All imagery is subject to approval and may be declined at the sole discretion of IEEE SA Marketing.
Termination. IEEE may terminate this Agreement upon written notice to Authorized User. Upon termination, Authorized User must immediately: (i) cease all use of the IEEE Master Brand, IEEE SA or IEEE SA OPEN marks and/or any content gathered from the ToolKits; and (ii) delete all originals and copies of such IEEE intellectual property in his/her possession.
Representations. Authorized User represents and warrants that he/she has the necessary power and authority to enter into this Agreement and that he/she is: (i) an IEEE SA OPEN volunteer or community member involved in an official capacity in IEEE SA OPEN activities; or (ii) a member of the IEEE staff.
Ownership. Authorized User understands and agrees that IEEE and its licensors are the sole owners of all intellectual property rights in the ToolKits and their components. Except as provided in this Agreement, Authorized User shall not acquire any interest in the intellectual property of IEEE. All goodwill associated with the use of the Toolkits shall inure to the benefit of IEEE.
IEEE reserves the right to update this Agreement and to establish additional policies for specific elements of the ToolKits at its sole discretion.