Last updated: [Nov 1, 2018]
By using and/or visiting the ADGITM alumni Website you signify your agreement to:
The Website electronically publishes news and information that may include facts, views, opinions and recommendations of individuals and organizations deemed of interest to alumni. ADGITM does not review, monitor, verify or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of or otherwise endorse information provided by any organization or individual, give advice or advocate the purchase or sale of any product or service not directly offered by ADGITM or its affiliates.
The Website may include unmoderated forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post entries on a wide range of topics. The text and other materials on these Website are the opinion of the specific author and are not statements of advice, opinion, or information of ADGITM.
The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned by, affiliated with or controlled by ADGITM. ADGITM has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites not directly affiliated with ADGITM. In addition, the Website will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any non-affiliated third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly release ADGITM from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
Rules for Online Conduct
You agree to use the Website in accordance with all applicable laws. Because ADGITM is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use the Website for organized partisan political activities or commercial purposes. You further agree that you will use all of the services or information provided on the Website in accordance with the rules of conduct set forth below. This includes interactions with other users by email, web post, postal mail, or phone.
Posting content that defames or threatens others
Posting statements that are bigoted, hateful or racially offensive
Posting content that infringes another's intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets. When quoting copyrighted material, please adhere to the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Fair Use Guidelines
Posting material that contains obscene language or images
Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
Statements or postings that violate the above terms will be deleted from the Website upon discovery. Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Website without the express permission of the owner of the copyright of the material, or other legal entitlement to use the material. Any person posting material protected by copyright for the benefit of any third-party represents and warrants consent or permission has been obtained to post such materials. Although ADGITM does not screen or monitor content posted by users to the Website, ADGITM reserves the right to remove content that violates the above rules of which it becomes aware.
You may not attempt to use or distribute tools designed for compromising security or take any action to compromise the security of this site. Examples of these tools include but are not limited to password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools. You may not "flood" or disrupt the Website through any means or process.
You may not copy, scrape, download, export or otherwise capture any data obtained in the Website, e.g., the alumni directory, and/or store it outside of the system, e.g., in a separate spreadsheet, email list, database or other external repository without the permission of ADGITM. ADGITM may grant permission by configuring User accounts to allow such activities.
You agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user's account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Website.
Online Communication Services
Communication services provided through the Website, such as the directory, online communities, discussion boards, blogs, messaging, social and professional networking, and other services in the future, are a part of the Website designed for communication between Users. ADGITM will not monitor these communications, but reserves the right to take action against any User who defames or harasses another User through any of the services offered through the Website, if it comes to ADGITM's attention.
Online Alumni Communities
Disclaimer of Warranty / Limitation of Liability
ADGITM does not warrant that the Website will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through these Website is at your own risk.
ADGITM makes no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the Website and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the Website may be impaired. ADGITM disclaims any and all liability resulting from or related to such events.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection
Termination of Service
User may terminate this Agreement by cancelling his or her account. To do this the user must contact ADGITM through phone or mail as listed below.
ADGITM may terminate your account or access rights to the Website at any time, without notice, for conduct that ADGITM believes violates this Agreement or other policies or guidelines that ADGITM has posted. ADGITM may terminate your account or your access rights to the Website for online conduct that ADGITM believes is harmful to other Users, to ADGITM's business, or to other information providers.
The logo, name and all graphics on the Website or its affiliates are trademarks of ADGITM or its affiliates. You must not use, reproduce, copy, or redistribute such marks without the prior written permission of ADGITM or its affiliates. All other trademarks or service marks appearing on the Website are the marks of their respective owners.
Copyright License & Complaints
Owners of posted materials grants ADGITM a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual license to reproduce and distribute any content posted on the Website.
ADGITM respects the intellectual property rights of others and complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If you believe your copyright has been violated on the Website, please provide the following information:
The name, address, and physical or electronic signature of the complaining party
Identification of the infringing materials and their Internet location, or if the service provider is an "information location tool" such as a search engine, the reference or link to the infringing materials
Sufficient information to identify the copyrighted works
A statement by the copyright holder of a good faith belief that there is no legal basis for the use complained of
A statement of the accuracy of the notice and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on the behalf of the copyright holder