Legal Permissions
 

PERMISSIONS OF USE

Registered Marks, Copyrights, and Web Material

Samaritan’s Purse holds U.S. and international trademark registrations in SAMARITAN’S PURSE, the cross and arc logo, OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD, the Operation Christmas Child flying shoebox logo, WORLD MEDICAL MISSION, the globe and caduceus logo, OPERATION HEAL OUR PATRIOTS, THE GREATEST JOURNEY, and others. Samaritan’s Purse claims common law and state trademark rights in “Helping in Jesus’ Name™”, “Children’s Heart Project™”, and others. Collectively, the Samaritan’s Purse registered and unregistered trademarks are referred to as the “SP Trademarks.” All rights in the SP Trademarks are reserved by Samaritan’s Purse. The SP Trademarks may not be used except to promote the humanitarian services and/or raise funds on behalf of Samaritan’s Purse and its programs. Use of the SP Trademarks to raise funds for any commercial purpose and/or for any non-profit other than Samaritan’s Purse is strictly prohibited.

Except where otherwise noted, all works on this site, including written materials, artwork, graphics, photographs, sound recordings, and video (collectively the “Copyrighted Materials”), are copyrighted by Samaritan’s Purse. All rights are reserved. Users are permitted and encouraged to download, reproduce, and distribute the Copyrighted Materials to inform others about the work of Samaritan’s Purse, provided that the Copyrighted Materials are not altered in any way, are reproduced in their entirety, no fee beyond the actual cost of reproduction is charged, no more than 1,000 physical copies are made, and the Copyrighted Materials are attributed to Samaritan’s Purse with the accompanying copyright notice or the following notation: “© 2014 Samaritan’s Purse. All rights reserved. Used with permission.” The Copyrighted Materials may not be used in such a way as to imply partnership with or endorsement by Samaritan’s Purse, to promote or advertise commercial goods or services, or to raise funds for or promote any other non-profit. All uses of the Copyrighted Material not expressly permitted hereby are prohibited without the written permission of Samaritan’s Purse.

You may create a link to our website for informational purposes only. We appreciate your desire to let others know about our ministry and its work. Requests for links associated with your promotion or sale of a service, product, or event must be made in writing and require the written permission of Samaritan’s Purse. For a general link to our website, the link should use our full name, directing people to our home page (//www.samaritanspurse.org). You can copy the code from the text box below:

If you would like to include a graphic with the link on your Web page, please use one of the logos here instead of copying other logos or pictures from our website:

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To download a copy of these graphic files, right-click on the logo art above and select “Save Image As…” or “Save Picture As…” from the drop down menu. Other SP Trademarks or logos may be available upon request. Please contact SP Permissions at sp-permissions@samaritan.org.

You may link to individual pages on our website. We prefer that you link to pages on our site rather than copy or reprint material on your site. If you wish to include a description of our ministry with your link, please use the following excerpt from our Mission Statement:

“Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.”

All requests for written permission should be sent via e-mail to sp-permissions@samaritan.org and should include the following information:

• Your name and the name of the organization making the request if not an individual.

• Your complete address, including the city, state and ZIP code.

• Your phone number and e-mail address.

• Information about the Copyrighted Material and/or the SP Trademark that you wish to use and where. Please include a URL if you are requesting use on a website.

• A detailed description of the item(s) you wish to use and how they will be used.

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