Current business and nonprofit members are entitled to use our logo in their advertising and communications, as outlined below in our Logo Usage Authorization.
AUTHORIZATION TO USE THE PORTLAND BUY LOCAL LOGO
a. Permission to Identify. Portland Buy Local grants locally owned, independent business and local independent nonprofit organization that are current members of Portland Buy Local a limited, nonexclusive, nonassignable and non-transferable license to use the BUY LOCAL: KEEP PORTLAND INDEPENDENT logo (“Logo”) only as prescribed. Licensee agrees that Licensee will not otherwise use, copy, reproduce, or alter the Logo in any manner. Nothing in this agreement, or in Licensee’s use of these marks may be construed as granting Licensee any right whatsoever in the Logo, or in any similar logo, beyond the right granted in this Agreement. Portland Buy Local may rescind this License at any time that Portland Buy Local, in its sole discretion, determines that the Licensee is misusing the Logo.
b. Advertising. Licensee may display the Logo without alternation in the formats provided. Licensee is permitted to use the Logo in its advertising, website, and other applications to indicate it is a member of Portland Buy Local and to promote the campaign’s message.
c. Selling. Licensee is permitted to use the Logo to promote their local and independently owned business in many creative promotional uses, but may not use the Logo on any merchandise intended for re-sale.
d. Political campaigns. Under no circumstances may the Logo be used in a political campaign or in a manner that suggests that Portland Buy Local is affiliated with a political party, candidate or issue.
e. Indemnification. Licensee agrees to indemnify fully and hold Portland Buy Local harmless against any loss, damage, or expense arising out of any misuse of the Logo, or of any violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Licensee also agrees to indemnify fully and hold Portland Buy Local harmless against any loss, damage or expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, with respect to all third party claims of any kind, including product liability, arising in connection with its product(s), events or service(s).
f. Relationship of Parties. Licensee is not, and will not represent itself as an agent, representative, partner, joint venture, or employee of Portland Buy Local, nor can Licensee bind or obligate, or represent that it has any authority to bind or obligate, Portland Buy Local in any manner or in any thing. Specifically, nothing contained herein shall be construed to create any such employer-employee, joint venture, agency, or partnership relationship between the parties.
g. Nothing in this Agreement or in Licensee’s use of the Logo shall confer any endorsement or approval of Licensee’s product(s), event(s) or service(s). Licensee’s use of the Logo is intended only to convey membership in Portland Buy Local for purposes of furthering the campaign’s objectives.
EXAMPLES OF HOW MEMBERS HAVE USED THE LOGO IN THEIR ADS:
Aikido of Maine / Bayside Bowl / Benchmark Real Estate / Bull Feeney's / Caravan Beads / Casco Bay EyeCare / Clark Insurance / ClickToast – Digital Advertising / Coffee By Design / CornerStone Building & Restoration / CrossFit Beacon / The Fish & Bone / Float Harder Relaxation Center / Gorham Savings Bank / Green Clean Maine / Joan Leitzer / Knack Factory / Liquid Riot / Longfellow Books / Maine Business Immigration Coalition / Malone Commercial Brokers / Marsh Agency / Nine Stones / Nomads / OTTO / Philip Spalding / Planet Dog / Port Property Management / Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours / Portland Food Co-op / Portland Downtown / Renys Department Store / Taproot Magazine / The SunriseGuide / University Credit Union / Wellness Connection of Maine / XPress Copy / YMCA of Southern Maine / Young’s Furniture