Terms and Conditions


The content of the SDA website is subject to copyright. SDA must be credited as the source when its website content is reused in any way and in any medium. Downloaded and published images from the website must be given attribution in the following manner: Artist Name, Title of Work, Date Accessed, SDA website link.

Acceptable Use of Images

Users may download and use images hosted on the SDA site for purposes such as teaching, scholarship, or research. The only requirement is to give attribution. The reference must show 1) that the image was taken from the SDA Image Gallery and 2) that the maker is given credit. Downloaded and published images from the website must be credited in the following manner:  Artist Name, Title of Work, Date Accessed, SDA website link.


Professional Conduct

All visitors/users must exhibit professional conduct. This includes use of civil language and avoidance of personal attacks in any comment areas.
All content will be moderated before posting.
Users will abide by all applicable federal, state, or local laws, including those pertaining to areas of libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement (Applicable Law).
While using the SDA website, the user agrees not to:

  • Upload, post, or transmit any advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation.
  • Upload, post, or transmit any content that contains a virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, or any other disruptive or harmful component.
  • Upload, post, or transmit any content in violation of another party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights.


SDA strives to provide its website audience with the most accurate information possible about the Surface Design Association and to provide resources for education. While our intent is to keep the content current and accurate, SDA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed; or represents that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights. Some information is member-produced and the organization cannot guarantee accuracy at all times. If you identify an error on the SDA website, please contact: info@surfacedesign.org.


Links to Other Websites

SDA is not responsible for the content of websites users access through its portal.