Terms of Membership

Center for Child-Safe Divorce Enlightened Professionals Alliance

Terms of Membership

By agreeing to become a Center for Child-Safe Divorce (CCSD) Enlightened Professionals Alliance (EPA) Member you:

1. Agree with, and have signed our PLEDGE.

2. You agree, where appropriate, to refer parents, teens and colleagues to CCSD’s Mission, Vision and Impact.

3. Agree to act with professionalism when displaying the CCSD Member SEAL.

4. Agree to abide by the terms and conditions for using and displaying CCSD Membership SEAL below/ herewith.

EPA Membership:

Thank you for your interest in Membership in the CCSD’s EPA.  In order to keep the integrity of CCSD’s Alliance intact, we have some basic terms for inclusion in our Enlightened Professionals Alliance and for display in our EPA Member Directory:

1. You are currently a practicing professional in the areas of expertise constant with our EPA Member Directory headings (i.e. Attorney, Therapist, Coach, Realtor etc.)

2. If your professional or business practice requires licensing and/or insurance, you hereby acknowledge that your licensing and/or insurance and all other professional credentialing is in place and you agree to ensure it is consistently in place for the duration of the CCSD term of EPA Membership (annual).  If licensing, insurance or credentialing changes, you agree to contact CCSD proactively via email immediately.  CCSD will remove you from our EPA Member Directory until licensing and/or insurance is reinstated.

3. You are in ethical agreement with, and have signed (electronically) our LOVE BEFORE LAW PLEDGE which states that, on an ethical and philosophical level, you agree to the fact that whenever possible, Children’s emotional health is best served when parents can mediate their differences prior to or instead of litigating in a court setting.

LICENSE AGREEMENT

This License Agreement (the “Agreement”) is effective by and between the Center for Child-Safe Divorce, a California public benefit corporation, and the member herein referrred to as “Licensee”.

1.1 GRANT OF LICENSE.

(a) The CCSD hereby grants to Licensee a nonexclusive license to use the trade name and services mark, “Center for Child-Safe Divorce Membership Seal,” (collectively called the “Service Marks”) for the express purpose of marketing, public relations, branding, and social media.

(b) Licensee shall not use any of the Service Marks or Merchandise except as expressly permitted by the terms of this Agreement.

1.1 How the seal may and may not be displayed:

Licensee may display digital file of CCSD seal on their website, social media, and electronic email communications.

Licensee may NOT reproduce the CCSD seal in NON-DIGITAL form, without express written consent from CCSD.  This includes, print advertising, posters, fliers, banners, promotional products, sales ‘premiums’ or other merchandise, etc.

(c) Center for Child-Safe Divorce will permit Licensee’s marketing and advertising agencies to use the Service Marks in connection with the promotion and advertising of the Claims for the term of this Agreement, provided that such marketing and advertising agency first execute and deliver to Center for Child-Safe Divorce a written agreement for the express benefit of Center for Child-Safe Divorce.

(d) It is the obligation of Licensee to advise all parties acting on behalf of Licensee, and all of Licensee’s marketing and advertising agencies, of the rights and obligations stated herein.

1.2 Center for Child-Safe Divorce’ OWNERSHIP.

Licensee acknowledges that the Center for Child-Safe Divorce is the exclusive owner of the Service Marks, and agrees to do nothing inconsistent with such ownership. Licensee agrees that the license or use of the Service Marks shall not create any interest or right, express or implied, in Licensee except as set forth in this Agreement. Licensee shall not grant, assign, convey, sublicense or transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder without the written consent of Center for Child-Safe Divorce except as expressly permitted by this Agreement.

1.4 USE OF SERVICE MARKS AND QUALITY CONTROL.

(a) Licensee shall faithfully reproduce the Service Marks and Claims as the same may be modified from time to time by Center for Child-Safe Divorce in its sole discretion. Center for Child-Safe Divorce agrees to give Licensee not less than thirty (30) days’ written notice of any such modifications.

(b) No Service Mark may be used unless the entire text of each proposed use is first submitted to Center for Child-Safe Divorce for review, along with samples which are accurate and true representations of the final form of the proposed use of the Service Mark, and is first “Approved As Is” on the written form that Center for Child-Safe Divorce then uses for such purposes. Once a specific creative execution has been so approved, it can be re-used without additional approval. If any changes of any kind whatsoever are made to the content of a creative execution that has been previously approved, it must again be submitted to the Center for Child-Safe Divorce for review and approval before it is used. Licensee shall comply with the then current Guidelines for Center for Child-Safe Divorce Advertising Usage Approval.

(c) No Merchandise may be used unless a written proposal describing each proposed use is first submitted to Center for Child-Safe Divorce for review, and unless such proposed use is first “Approved As Is” on the written form that the CCSD uses for such purposes. If any changes of any kind whatsoever are made to the use of the Merchandise that has been previously approved, the new proposed use must again be submitted to the Center for Child-Safe Divorce for review and approval.

2.1 LICENSE FEE.

(a) Licensee shall pay an annual Membership Fee which entitles licensee to utilize and reproduce the CCSD Service Mark according to, and within the guidelines set forth herewith. License Agreement must be in place prior to any advertising or promotional use of any claim. Liquidated damages in the amount $14,500 will be paid for any creative execution of advertising or public relations/promotional use of a Service Mark for which prior written approval from Center for Child-Safe Divorce was not obtained.

(b) The Center for Child-Safe Divorce has the right, upon reasonable notice, and at the sole cost of the Licensee, to have an inquiry conducted by an independent party of Licensee’s media schedules, tear sheets and other documents relating to use of the Service Marks.

3.1 INFRINGEMENT OF THE SERVICE MARKS.

If any third party’s unauthorized or incorrect use of the Service Marks comes to the attention of Licensee, Licensee shall give the Center for Child-Safe Divorce prompt notice of all details. Licensee shall cooperate and assist Center for Child-Safe Divorce in its investigation and prosecution of any such unauthorized or incorrect use but shall have no right to commence any action, or proceeding concerning infringement of the Service Marks.

3.2 INDEMNITY.

The Center for Child-Safe Divorce does not endorse any of Licensee’s Claims, and Licensee shall indemnify Center for Child-Safe Divorce with respect to all losses or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees that relate in any way to Licensee’s use of the Service Marks; provided, however, that Licensee shall have no liability to Center for Child-Safe Divorce for the acts or omissions of Center for Child-Safe Divorce or its employees.

4.1 TERM.

This Agreement shall be effective immediately upon payment of EPA Membership fee and valid through and including the final day of EPA Membership.