Privacy - Does the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) have a privacy notice posted online?
Copyright - Is the content on the NHLBI’s website copyrighted or free to use? (See Below)
Linking to the NHLBI—May I link to the NHLBI website?
Links from the NHLBI—Will the NHLBI link to my website?
NHLBI Logo—What is the policy for using the NHLBI logo?
The Heart Truth® —What is the policy for using The Heart Truth logo and registered trademarks?
COPD Learn More Breathe Better® Campaign—What is the policy for using the COPD Learn More Breathe Better campaign logo and registered trademark?
We Can!® —What is the policy for using the We Can! logo and registered trademark?
The Heart Truth, COPD Learn More Breathe Better, and We Can! are registered trademarks of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Most of the information on the NHLBI website is in the public domain and can be used without restriction. Users are asked not to make any changes in the content and source the content as:
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.
There are a few exceptions. For example, some resources, such some images on the NHLBI website have been licensed by a third party and are restricted in their use. Generally, copyrighted materials will include a copyright statement. If in doubt, please write to the contact point for that site.
Another item restricted in its use is the NHLBI logo, which can only be used with permission of the Institute. The NHLBI logo is designed to signify official NHLBI products, activities, events, representatives, and facilities. It should never be used to promote or suggest endorsement of non-NHLBI products, events, or services. It should never be used by outside parties to misrepresent the purpose, character, policies, or mission of the NHLBI.
In addition, NHLBI registered trademarks can only be used with permission. The following links contain information about registered trademarks and usage:
The Heart Truth®
For Web questions or information, contact the Web Maintenance Team. Requests for permission to use the NHLBI logo should be directed to NHLBI Health Information Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or or 301-592-8573.
Unless noted otherwise, it is safe to assume that information posted on the NHLBI website within the " NHLBI.NIH.GOV" domain is considered to be "in the public domain." As such, other organizations are free to establish links to NHLBI online resources.
When establishing links to the NHLBI website, you may not position or create the possible impression that the NHLBI is endorsing or promoting any particular organization, material, product, service, content, or information.
As a Federal agency, the NHLBI cannot endorse or promote commercial or individual interests or services. The NHLBI can link only to other Federal agency websites or selected program partners that have been vetted and approved.
For other Web-related matters and questions, please e-mail the NHLBI Web Manager.
Can't find an answer to your question? Contact the NHLBI Health Information Center at email@example.com or 301-592-8573.
Last Updated May 2015