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Links Policy

The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.  (the Foundation) permits links to its websites* from other websites that meet the following conditions:

Links to the our website must be for educational purposes only to increase public and professional awareness and understanding of lupus, its symptoms, health effects and treatments, and the Foundation’s mission and programs.

Links may be "text-only." For example: Lupus Foundation of America.  We do not allow our stylized logos, trademarks, or service marks to appear on other websites, or as an image link to our website, without our written permission.  Websites may not frame pages from our website.  All links must open in a new browser window.

Websites that link to us may not provide directive medical advice, unless its authors are licensed to provide such information.  We also do not permit links from websites that provide information about products related to the treatment of lupus or its symptoms and health effects, without our permission.

We do not allow links from websites that contain information we believe is inaccurate, misleading, out-of-date, offensive, inflammatory, libelous, or inappropriate. 

A link to our website may not be positioned in a way to imply that a representative of the Foundation has reviewed, approved or endorsed the information that appears on another website. However, we are not responsible for information or claims published on any website that links to us.

We do not allow links to our website to appear with links to other websites that do not meet our guidelines. 

The Foundation reserves the right to deny permission to link to its website without cause, liability or explanation. Failure to remove links when requested may result in legal proceedings and civil penalties.

Amended November 12, 2018. We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time without notice. For questions related to these guidelines, please contact

* These guidelines apply to all websites owned by the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. and include and its related sub-domains, the embedded websites of our national network affiliates, and,,,,,,,,,,, and (collectively, the "Site").