Website Information and Policies

Website and content Copyright © 2021–2024 by The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation. All rights reserved. By using this website or by sending electronic mail to any of our email addresses, you agree to the organization's Terms and Conditions / Privacy Policy. Administrative Contact: webmaster@rmjsfoundation.org. Messages may be archived per the foundation's Online Services policy.

Foundation Image Policy

Revised on 25 May 2024


The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation is committed to respecting the rights of creators and ensuring that all images used on our website meet the highest standards of legality, ethics, and originality.


Statement Regarding the Use and Creation of Original Intellectual Property

All images featured on this website are original works created by the foundation, by commissioned artists, or are used with permission from the content creator or owner. Unauthorized use or reproduction is strictly prohibited. To request permission for reproduction, please contact us at public.affairs@rmjsfoundation.org.


Intellectual Property Permission and Licensure

In cases wherein The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation features images or graphics created by third-party artists or photographers, the foundation will obtain explicit permission or acquire the necessary licenses needed for displaying the relevant intellectual property on its website. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation diligently adheres to copyright laws and respects the intellectual property rights of artists and content creators.


Proper Attribution of Intellectual Property

Whenever applicable, The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation provides proper attribution and credits to the creators and/or owners of intellectual property featured on its website. This includes acknowledging the artist's name, website, or social media handles, as well as any additional relevant information required by the content creator or owner for proper recognition.


Process Regarding the Reporting of Copyright Violations

The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation takes copyright infringement seriously and is committed to upholding the rights of content creators. If you believe that any image featured on this website infringes upon your copyright or the copyright of someone you represent, it is requested that you please contact the foundation immediately with relevant details, including proof of ownership if applicable. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation will promptly address the issue. Please contact the foundation at public.affairs@rmjsfoundation.org or by mail at the following address:


The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation

Media Relations and Public Affairs

Post Office Box 2347

Clackamas, Oregon 97015

United States of America


Statement on Compliance with Relevant Standards

This policy is intended to align with industry best practices and legal requirements governing visual intellectual property and the appropriate use thereof. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation continuously evaluates existing policies to ensure compliance with evolving legislative standards, regulations, and industry best practices.

Privacy Policy and Online Service Terms and Conditions

Revised on 25 May 2024


Introduction

Your access to and use of this website is contingent upon your acceptance of and compliance with each of the terms listed below. These terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access this website. By accessing or using this website or its accompanying services, you agree to be bound by all terms outlined within this document, as well as any and all subdocuments or appendices. By using and/or viewing this website, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions outlined below.


Links to External Websites and Resources

This website may contain links to third-party websites and services that are not owned, operated, controlled, or maintained by The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation has no control overand assumes no responsibility for — the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites and/or services. You further acknowledge and agree that The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation strongly encourages its online service users to closely read, acknowledge, and understand the terms and privacy policies associated with any third-party websites or services that they visit or utilize.


Data Collection Policy, Procedures, and Use

The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation employs analytical data collected from its website and other online services for the sole purpose of gaining internal knowledge on its user base. Personally identifiable information collected by The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation includes, but is not limited to, the following: user device language, country, city, browser version, operating system, service provider, and device screen resolution. This information is used to help The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation better tailor its online services to users and provides insight on ways it can improve its online presence.


All data is used internally by The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation. This data is not distributed in any manner to any outside organizations. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation does not collect use user data for use by any outside organizations, and user data is not sold or distributed outside of the foundation. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation does not allow third party advertisers to sponsor content on its website. However, embedded content (i.e. videos, etc.) may display sponsored content or advertisements placed by the content creator. For more information regarding embedded content controlled by other entities, please see the policy section titled "Links to External Websites and Resources."


The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation uses cookies to strengthen the user experience of site visitors. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation reserves the right to provide the information listed above; as well as correspondence, which includes (but is not limited to) emails, text messages, phone calls, and written communications; to external organizations (for example, law enforcement agencies) in situations wherein the dissemination of collected data is deemed crucial for the safety and wellbeing of the foundation, its members, directors, and/or other individuals. The decision to provide any data collected from this website or from other online services to outside organizations for safety and/or security purposes is made internally, with support from legal counsel, and on a case-by-case basis.


Emails, External, and Internal Communications

By sending emails to any email address bearing the "rmjsfoundation.org" or "rmjsf.org" name/domain, you agree to The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation's Privacy Policy. All forms of both external and internal communication may be archived for any purpose and may be retained indefinitely. The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation reserves the right to release unclassified communications at any time and at its sole discretion.


Analytical Services

The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation uses Google Analytics for website traffic tracking and reporting. These services help the foundation better understand and improve visitors' user experience and the performance of the foundation's website. 


Changes to Terms and Conditions

The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these terms at any time. If a revision is material, The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation will provide at least seven (7) day notice to registered users prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at the discretion of the Board of Directors, with support from the Executive Director, Associates, and Fellows of The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation. By continuing to access or use this website after revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you will no longer have permission to access this website or any accompanying services.


Contact The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation

If you have any questions regarding these terms, please contact us by emailing webmaster@rmjsfoundation.org, or by mailing a written communication to the following address:


The Robert and Mary Jane Smith Foundation

Information Services

Post Office Box 2347

Clackamas, Oregon 97015

United States of America