Website Guidelines

Review the Delta Internet Guidelines Document (pdf) or download the Delta Internet Guidelines Document (eBook version) for compliance. (Updated 1/27/15)

The World Wide Web provides an excellent opportunity to inform other sorors and the public of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. activities throughout the world. The National Information and Communications Committee and the National Headquarters staff have coordinated the development and maintenance of the official home page of the Sorority. Sorors are encouraged to use the technology of the internet to create individual and chapter home pages which complement the National Page and showcase local Delta activities.

Guidelines for Internet Home Pages of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. chapters and sorors have been prepared in the interest of protecting Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and minimizing potential legal liability. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has intellectual property interests in its symbols, ceremonies and other interests which need protection from legal risks.

Accurate, complete and current information is critical to legal protection. National Headquarters will be the sole source of the following topics as they appear on any home page. Chapter and sorors with home pages are permitted to share this information via links to the National home page.

Mission of the Sorority
History of the Sorority
Membership Demographics
How to Become A Member
The Sale of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Publications/Artifacts

Website pages may include:
Current Chapter Officers
Photographs of Chapter Activities and Public Service Events
Chapter Histories, Past National, Regional, and Chapter Officers affiliated with the chapter
Links to the National and Regional website
Contact information for chapter functions and fundraisers
Chapter Charter Members and Founders, including pictures
Public Oath
Calendar of Events
Links to National Page and other Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Pages

Website pages may not include*:
The Sorority Crest
Official Torch of Wisdom
Secrets, Passwords, Signs and Grips
Ceremonies, Formal Openings, Membership Intake Activities (Narratives nor photography)
Oath, Mottoes or Mizpah
Official Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Songs
Past Chapter Lines
 

* Refer to the current Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Internet Guidelines for a complete listing:
>> Delta Internet Guidelines Document (pdf)  (Updated 1/27/15)
>> Delta Internet Guidelines Document (eBook version)  (Updated 1/27/15)

Remember that the internet is publicly accessible world wide and the security of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. properties is our responsibility. When the names of sorors appear on home pages, use caution in providing identifying information such as telephone numbers, addresses, place of employment. Protect the privacy of sorors at all times against such fraudulent and potentially criminal activities as unauthorized credit card and ATM usage, and robbery.


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