AACRAO: Service-Delivery Ventures Involving Third Parties Policy
To ensure that the reputation and trademarks of AACRAO receive
the utmost protection, the Board has developed the following guidelines.
All AACRAO-branded service units that involve third parties through
such arrangements as partnerships, joint ventures, or licensing
agreements shall comply with these guidelines.
- The services offered
by AACRAO-branded service units must relate to the Association's
mission and its members' professions.
- The Association shall,
through appropriate member involvement, develop and impose
high quality standards on AACRAO-branded service units.
- The Association
shall assess the membership's views and conduct business and
legal due diligence prior to, and periodically after, launching
an AACRAO-branded service unit.
- The President shall appoint
an advisory panel of voting members to review such ventures
involving AACRAO branded service units.
- The Association shall
develop a communication plan to keep the membership informed
of the activities of AACRAO-branded service units.
10/0] March, 2004