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Individual public library employees from member states are encouraged to register. Only registered members have access to the "extras" that will enhance your summer reading program including the online catalog, graphics, signing videos, PSAs and so much more. Register today, and find out what you've been missing!
NOTE: If you are affiliated with a school (librarian, PTA, administrator, teacher, etc.) please contact your local public library for a copy of the School Order form for the 2013 Summer Reading program. If you do not have a local public library please contact Karen Day (866-657-8556)
1. CSLP will not accept corporate sponsorships that reflect in a negative manner on the organization, does not align with its mission statement, or is not in the best interest of the health and safety of the organization or its participants as determined by CSLP Committee on Copyright and Rules of Use (the “ROU Committee”).
2. CSLP does not accept corporate sponsorships from businesses that sell or manufacture certain categories of products and services, including alcohol products, illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, weapons, tobacco products or establishments, and other businesses determined to be inconsistent with CSLP’s mission.
C. A “Partner” is a nonprofit organization or governmental entity who shares a common mission with CSLP and who is approved as a Partner consistent with this Policy, including the following.
1. CSLP will not accept partnerships that reflect in a negative manner on the organization, does not align with its mission statement, or is not in the best interest of the health and safety of the organization or its participants as determined by the ROU Committee.
IV. Permissible Activities
A. All activities of a Sponsor or Partner shall be consistent with the current Rules of Use
B. CSLP or any of its Members will not endorse, directly or by implication, any products or services of any commercial entity, except that CSLP may engage a vendor to provide incentive merchandise through its Vendor Agreement.
C. CSLP Member/Library must retain control over any sponsored program or collaboration.
D. Sponsorship acknowledgement may include the display of the sponsor name, logo and company information. The logo may not contain any qualitative or comparative descriptions of the sponsor’s products, services, facilities or company. The logo may not contain a hyperlink to the sponsor’s website. The company description may contain only the company brand and/or trade names, list of locations, telephone numbers, Internet address (without a hyperlink), and value-neutral description of the sponsor’s product line or services. Company descriptions may not include qualitative or comparative language, price information or other indications of savings or value, or an endorsement or other inducement to purchase, sell or use a sponsor’s product or services. CSLP reserves final editorial approval of all company descriptions to ensure that they do not constitute advertising as defined in Section 513(i) of the Internal Revenue Code.
E. Sponsors and Partners will be eligible to use CSLP Approved Images, as set forth the Vendor Agreement and to be set forth in the agreements between CSLP and the Sponsors or Partners.
F. All materials and programs developed by CSLP are the property of CSLP, unless otherwise agreed in writing, and shall indicate that the materials are copyright protected, and as such, cannot be changed, modified or duplicated without prior written permission from CSLP.
V. Process for Becoming an Eligible Sponsor
A. Entities who meet the requirements of section 3 of this Policy, may become a Sponsor or Partner through the approval process outlined below:
1. A Sponsor Agreement or Partner Agreement, both of which will be made available by CSLP, may be submitted by a Member or a member library to the ROU Committee. All proposed agreements shall include a detailed explanation of the proposed activities.
2. Proposed Agreements will be reviewed and evaluated by the ROU Committee based on the guidelines of this Policy. The ROU Committee may approve, modify, or deny the proposed Agreement.
B. After the initial term, an Agreement may be renewed as follows:
1. Member completes and submits the Application for Renewal
2. ROU Committee reviews and approves renewal, subject to revised conditions.