Terms of Use Statement | My Earth Changing Moment

Terms of Use Statement

Welcome to the website of My Earth Changing Moments (ECM), a program of the National Environmental Education & Training Foundation, doing business as the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). Please take a minute to read the rules that follow and understand that when you visit our site, it means that you agree to follow these terms and conditions. These terms may be modified or updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time by clicking on this page.

Please note that any personal information collected in connection with our site is governed by our Privacy Policy.

What This Site Contains

This website presents comprehensive information about the mission and activities of My Earth Changing Moments, a program of the National Environmental Education Foundation. My Earth Changing Moments lets you share your ‘aha moment’ about the environment with others to generate greater understanding and expand our national conversation on the environment. We want to know how an experience or set of experiences taught you about the environment you live in, changed your perspective or inspired you to do something differently.

Use of Logos

MECM’s and NEEF’s trademarks – their name and design, as well as National Public Lands Day Trademark Office Registration No. 3,324,266 and Earth Gauge Trademark Office Registration No. 3,079,140, are used to identify our organization and its activities. You cannot use MECM’s or NEEF’s name and/or logo without written permission, and only NEEF can grant authorization for use of these logos. For written permission please contact moments@neefusa.org.

Improper Use of Logos:

  • You cannot use MECM’s or NEEF’s name and/or logo to refer to another organization or another organization’s product or services.
  • You cannot use MECM’s or NEEF’s name and/or logo in any manner that would confuse the viewer or could imply sponsorship or endorsement.
  • You cannot change or alter the appearance of MECM’s or NEEF’s logo.
  • You cannot use MECM’s or NEEF’s name and/or logo without crediting NEEF’s ownership of the logo.
  • You cannot use MECM’s or NEEF’s name and/or logo as a link separate from an attaching URL.

Use of Materials on This Website

The materials published on the site, including text, images and illustrations (which we call the "Content"), are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the United States or other countries. You acquire no rights or licenses to the Content other than the limited rights to use it in accordance with these terms, and you agree to abide by all posted copyright notices or restrictions relating to the Content. Except as provided in the next paragraph, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of the Content.

You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the site for personal, professional or classroom use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other notices contained therein. Use of third party material available on the MECM site may require prior written permission from the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the Content. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Links

NEEF does not object to adding MECM’s or NEEF’s link to your site as long as you adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Please inform NEEF that you are adding our link to your site by contacting the Webmaster at moments@neefusa.org with your web address.
  • We do not allow our links to appear on websites that promote pornography or any site encouraging or engaged in illegal activities.
  • We require that you place a disclaimer on your page, “National Environmental Education Foundation does not endorse, review, or authorize the content stated on this site.”
  • NEEF is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization. No statement should be made that implies or suggests that NEEF is a partner of your organization without the written approval of NEEF.
  • You cannot link to our site if your website harms or diminishes the mission of NEEF or its programs.
  • You cannot add our link to your site if it in any way endorses a product, service, individual, or organization.

If you have any questions concerning our Terms of Use please contact NEEF at: moments@neefusa.org or by mail: National Environmental Education Foundation, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 160, Washington, DC 20008 or by phone (202) 833-2933 or fax (202) 261-6464.

About the Project

My Earth Changing Moments lets you share your ‘aha moment’ about the environment with others and expand our national conversation on the environment. 
 
We want to know how an experience or set of experiences taught you about the environment you live in, changed your perspective or inspired you to do something differently for the environment.
 
Was it a class, maybe a parent or teacher’s inspiration, a show, your job...?
 

Tell it any way you like – video, essay, photo, collage, etc...  Just suggest a headline and provide some description of your Earth Changing Moment.

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