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Copyright and Trademark Notice
The contents of all material available on this Internet site are copyrighted by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as part of that person's official duties. All rights are reserved by NFDA, and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of NFDA or as indicated below.

Members of NFDA, as set forth in the NFDA constitution, may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of NFDA on a single computer. However, no part of such content may otherwise or subsequently be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of, and with express attribution to NFDA. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties. NFDA and the NATIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION are registered trademarks of the National Funeral Directors Association.

Legal Notice and Disclaimer
The technical information contained herein is provided to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) by NFDA members and nonmembers. While NFDA makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Internet site, NFDA does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by NFDA.

NFDA (including its employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omission, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights and the violation of property, privacy or personal rights of others. NFDA is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including to (but not limited to) any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular use or purpose, are made by NFDA with respect to such information.

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Rules and Restrictions on the Use of the NFDA Logo




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NFDA Logo Guidelines for Members

The National Funeral Directors Association's logo ("NFDA Logo") is a registered trademark of the National Funeral Directors Association ("NFDA") and may only be utilized in accordance with the terms and conditions of these Rules and Restrictions.

Who may use the NFDA Logo?
Individual Members, Firm Members, Retired Members, and Student Members of NFDA are provided a royalty-free, limited license to utilize the NFDA Logo in accordance with the restrictions set out below. If the membership of any Individual Member, Firm Member, Retired Member or Student Member lapses or is revoked or suspended, the member shall immediately discontinue the use of the NFDA Logo and remove it from all promotional materials, including, but not limited to, advertising, letterhead, business cards, brochures, signs and firm websites within ten (10) days of the loss of membership.  

Are there any limitations on the use of the NFDA Logo?

  • The NFDA Logo may be used on funeral home or funeral director stationery, advertising and marketing materials, business signs, business cards, price lists, contracts, other business forms, and on the Firm's website.
  • While an Individual Member may display the NFDA Logo on personal business cards or resumes, he or she may not use the NFDA Logo in connection with a funeral home that is not a Firm Member of NFDA.
  • NFDA does not authorize the use of the NFDA Logo in connection with services other than those directly related to funeral home businesses, funeral directors and embalmers. This license does not authorize the use of the NFDA Logo for cemeteries, crematories, shipping services, retail funeral stores, or other incidental business activities that are not directly connected to the operation of a funeral home or funeral services.
  • The NFDA Logo may not be used to imply any relationship with the National Funeral Directors Association that is not true.
  • The NFDA Logo may not be used to imply that NFDA is endorsing or sponsoring a member or any products, service or merchandise offered or sold by the member.
  • The NFDA Logo may not be utilized on any websites or in printed material that are in violation of any applicable laws or government regulations.

What are the restrictions on the reproduction of the NFDA Logo?

  • The NFDA Logo is not to be used as part of the business logo or incorporated as part of the business logo of any member.
  • The NFDA logo cannot be changed or altered other than to be enlarged or reduced in overall size. NFDA members may not animate, morph or otherwise distort the perspective or dimensional appearance of the NFDA Logo. The NFDA Logo may not be altered in its colors, element, type or in any other respect.
  • The NFDA Logo may not be combined with any graphic or textural elements and may not be used as a design element of any other logo or trademark.

Review Process.
NFDA reserves the right to review the use of the NFDA Logo at any time. All members shall make any modifications to the use of the NFDA Logo as NFDA may direct in its sole discretion.

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