Conditions of Use

The Herff Jones Believe in You Teacher Shout Out is a community of gratitude that lets you thank a special teacher, advisor or coach. In order to maintain a positive community, we require that users adhere to certain guidelines when using the site. You'll find the Conditions of Use detailed below.

Content Restrictions

Any Shout Outs and accompanying photos submitted:

  • May not be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity
  • May not promote illegal drugs or firearms, any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message
  • May not be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group
  • May not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Herff Jones or its products, or other people, products or companies
  • May not include any intellectual property of third parties, including copyrighted materials or trademarks
  • May not include the name, likeness, image, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, other than the person submitting a Shout Out or the person being thanked in a Shout Out
  • May not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Herff Jones wishes to associate
  • May not describe or depict any violation of any law, and may not itself, be in violation of any law

Terms + Conditions

Herff Jones respects the intellectual property of others. It is our policy to respond expeditiously to legitimate claims of copyright and other intellectual property infringement. We will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying or substantially complying with the DMCA, we may act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and may act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing. We will terminate access for subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers.

Notifying Herff Jones of Copyright Infringement: To provide us with notice of an infringement, you must provide a written communication to the attention of “Herff Jones: DMCA Notification Dept.” at copyrightagent@herffjones.com that sets forth the information specified by the DMCA (http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#512). Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is infringing your copyright.

Providing Herff Jones with Counter-Notification: If we remove or disable access to content in response to an infringement notice, we will make reasonable attempts to contact the owner or administrator of the affected content. If your material has been removed and you feel that your material does not constitute infringement, you may provide Herff Jones with a counter notification by written communication to the attention of “DMCA Counter Notification Dept.” at copyrightagent@herffjones.com that sets forth all of the necessary information required by the DMCA (http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#512). Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is not infringing the copyrights of others. If you are uncertain whether an activity constitutes infringement, we recommended seeking advice of an attorney.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Herff Jones and our affiliates collect and use information about you. It applies to the HerffJones.com website, content and other related websites where this policy appears in the footer of the page. Some websites we operate may be governed by separate privacy policies. The policy that applies on any of our domains is always the policy that appears in the footer of each website.

At Herff Jones, we strive to provide a consistent set of privacy practices and our subsidiaries' practices are similar to those described in this Privacy Policy. By visiting our website you expressly consent to our collection, storage, and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

The Information We Collect

Herff Jones collects your personal information only when you provide it. This information most frequently includes your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, and the name of your school.

There are times when Herff Jones may ask you for additional comments, or to participate in contests or surveys online. This type of data is for internal use only and is never shared outside the company.

To better serve our customers, Herff Jones may also collect website statistics including information relating to customer demographics. Herff Jones will never sell or disclose any customer information to third parties.

How We Use The Information

The information that we collect may be used in the following ways:

  • To fulfill your order for merchandise
  • To respond to your request for additional information
  • To improve your online experience through web site enhancements
  • To market or promote our products and services

Children's Privacy

Herff Jones is committed to preserving the privacy for all of our website visitors, including children. Herff Jones only operates general audience websites and does not make any attempt to market our products to children. In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13.

How We Protect Your Information

At Herff Jones, your personal information is important to us and we have gone to great lengths to protect it from loss or misuse. In addition to an industry standard firewall, we use hardened systems in conjunction with policies and procedures to ensure your information is only accessible by authorized personnel who have a business need for the information.

Contacting Us

If at any time you decide that you do not wish to receive promotional mailings from us, or if you wish to review or change what information Herff Jones has collected from you please email us at privacy@herffjones.com