Website Content Policy

The American Optometric Association (AOA) website contains information, communications, software, photos, graphics and other materials collectively known as "Content." This Content is posted for the benefit of the general public and AOA members.

Unless otherwise indicated, the AOA reserves full title and ownership of all Content. Such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual and proprietary rights.

The Content is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law. The AOA makes no representations about the suitability of this Content for any purpose. Nor will the AOA, its employees, contractors, officers and directors be liable for any damages or injury that may result from the use of the AOA website or its Content.

Access and use of the AOA website deems acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  • Content (one copy only) may be used and/or downloaded for personal, non-commercial, lawful purposes.

  • Further transmission or distribution without written consent is prohibited. Content may not be modified or altered in any way.

  • Users may not delete or change any copyright or trademark notice.

  • Content, including names, trademarks, service marks and logos may not be used in any advertising or publicity without the AOA's prior express written permission.

  • The Content does not, and may not be used to, indicate AOA endorsement of, or affiliation with, any product or service.