Funding and Sponsorship Policy

Sepsis Alliance receives funding from a variety of sources including private donations, grants, and sponsorships. It is the policy of Sepsis Alliance to acknowledge financial or in-kind sponsorship by foundations, government entities, and corporations. Sepsis Alliance communication shall not include editorial or promotional content that promotes products or services, unless clearly marked as sponsor-presented content. Funders and sponsors may not contribute to or influence the health information or any other content of the Sepsis Alliance website or any Sepsis Alliance communication.

Sepsis Alliance does not endorse any product or service provided, marketed, or distributed by a funder or sponsor. Advertisers and sponsors may not make unsubstantiated health claims or suggest that Sepsis Alliance has endorsed a product or service. Sepsis Alliance does not provide banner advertising or pop-up window advertising.

Sepsis Alliance develops and acts on policy and advocacy goals that are aligned with its mission, independent of any financial contribution or interest. Funders and sponsors may not influence the public policy and advocacy priorities of Sepsis Alliance.

Sepsis Alliance will not work with or accept donations from organizations whose activities, policies, aims, or objectives contradict or are inconsistent with its own. Sepsis Alliance has sole and absolute discretion with respect to interpretation and enforcement of this policy and all other issues associated with funding and sponsorship on the Sepsis Alliance website and any other Sepsis Alliance communication or content.Sepsis Alliance reserves the right to withdraw from any partnership or collaboration if our partner is not following the agreement or operates in a way that contradicts our policies and principles.

Sepsis Alliance is unable to provide interview, speaker, or other support for media opportunities that promote a commercial product or service.

Sepsis Alliance may change this policy at any time in its sole discretion by posting a revised policy to the applicable Sepsis Alliance website.

Any information given to sponsors by Sepsis Alliance is bound by the Sepsis Alliance Privacy Statement.