Logo Usage Policy

The Association’s logo is a trademark and the property of GAWDA However, GAWDA may grant a license to use the GAWDA member logo to its Distributor and Supplier Members in good standing upon request.  Only Distributor and Supplier Members who have maintained their paid membership in the Association will be allowed use of the GAWDA member logo.  Distributor and Supplier Members will not be authorized to use any other logo or trademark that is the property of GAWDA.

How can the GAWDA logo be used?

The logo may be used in a professional manner on the user’s business cards, stationery, literature, advertisements, or web site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the logo may NOT be used in any of the following ways:

  • on any product;
  • in any manner that, in the sole discretion of GAWDA discredits GAWDA or tarnishes its reputation and goodwill;
  • is false or misleading;
  • violates the rights of others;
  • violates any law, regulations, or other public policy;
  • mischaracterizes the relationship between GAWDA and the user, including but not limited to any use of the logo that might be reasonably construed as an endorsement, approval, sponsorship, or certification by GAWDA of the user, the user’s business or organization, or the user’s products or services, or that might be reasonably construed as support or encouragement to purchase or utilize the user’s products or services.

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