This website may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process involving the website.
Except as noted, the information below applies to the Site, consisting of designated Web pages or publications of the University of Massachusetts, its departments, administrative offices, divisions, and other units pertaining to the Site.
You may also find within the Site publications created and maintained by University of Massachusetts faculty, staff, students, student organizations and others for which neither the University of Massachusetts Foundation nor the University of Massachusetts Medical School Alumni Relations office is responsible for the content and administration. These pages and their content, including but not limited to factual statements and opinions, are the sole responsibility of their creators and may not represent, explicitly or implicitly, positions, policies or opinions of the University of Massachusetts or the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Although the University of Massachusetts encourages compliance with all policies and practices at such websites, the University of Massachusetts serves only as a provider of Internet-related services in these cases.
Disclaimer of warranty
While we try to keep the information on the website as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness and completeness, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Limitation of liability
The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this Site and the Internet in general. Under no circumstances shall the University of Massachusetts Foundation and University of Massachusetts Medical School, its employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, or anyone involved in creating or maintaining this Site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, lost profits, or other damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages that result from; the use or inability to use or access the Site and/or any other websites which are linked to this Site; reliance by a visitor on any information obtained via the Site; or mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access. In states which do not allow the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
The University of Massachusetts Foundation and University of Massachusetts Medical School websites may have additional privacy statements or policies.
This Site's registration form requires you to provide your full name, address, email address, password, gender, city, state, country and zip code. You may also choose to provide optional details, such as maiden name, nickname, birthday, occupation, company, spouse's name, photos, or personal comments. You may update any of this information at any time by accessing your profile and by clicking the "edit account information" link, or equivalent, in the navigation menu. You may opt out of receiving email communications from this community (see the "Email Subscription/Opt-Out" section below).
- Internet domain and Internet address of the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access the Site.
- Essential technical information collected includes the identification of the page or service you are requesting, type of browser and operating system you are using; and the date and time of access.
Optional information is collected only if you choose to send it. For example, choosing to complete an online form, register for an event, or send an email are optional actions. Optional information that is collected may include your name, e-mail address, and the content of your e-mail.
Personal Profile Information and Profile Page
Your Personal Profile features information you may wish to share with other site members on your Profile Page. Only people who are members of this site can view other members' Profile Page. The only information that is automatically displayed on your Profile Page is your First Name, Last Name and selected additional information. Additional information fields from your Personal Profile information, including comments, and other personal information you choose to share, along with any photos, will appear only if you have opted to provide those items and have also selected to have those fields in your Profile Page View.
Credit Card Transactions
Some features of this site enable credit card transactions. These features are completely voluntary to members. They include the purchasing of event registrations, merchandise purchases, online donations, membership purchases or the payment of other types of fees through the site. The operators of this site would like to assure you that reasonable efforts have been taken to ensure that credit card transactions are undertaken securely.
This site uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) servers on our transaction pages. It encrypts all of your personal information including name, address, and credit card number to prevent unauthorized access as the information travels over the Internet.
This is a community site that is based primarily on member input. This site cannot guarantee the accuracy of information presented. However, anyone demonstrated to have engaged in fraudulent behavior may be subject to, but not limited to, loss of privileges as a member as well as prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
iModules Software complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries. iModules Software has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/
Email Subscription Opt-Out
The site provides you with the opportunity to choose to receive email communications about this site and the groups you are registered with, as well as emails from other members. In all email communications that you receive from this community, except for confirmation emails for event registrations, purchases, donations or other payments, you will be provided an unsubscribe option where you can opt out of the particular type of email communication. You can also modify the emails that you receive at any time by going to your account profile and changing your opt-in status.
Photo, Class Notes, and other Personal Content Policy
This site retains the right to remove or reject any content that it deems obscene or objectionable, or has been reported as such by other members. In addition, the client licensors of the website can at any time deem content to be objectionable and can remove it from the site. This site does not endorse any content that is posted by its members, or alumni. Members shall not post copyrighted content without permission from the owner. While we encourage our alumni and members to post accurate and factual information on these sites, members should understand that content whether it be text, graphic or audio visual, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This site is in no way responsible for accuracy, integrity or quality of such content.
This site makes chat rooms and message boards available for every community group featured on the site. Your first and last name will be displayed during chat sessions or when you post something in the message boards. Any additional information you choose to submit in these areas is considered public. To protect yourself from unwanted spam or other unsolicited or unwanted communication, you are advised against providing personally identifiable information, including email addresses, postal addresses and phone numbers. This site does not monitor the chat rooms unless we receive a request to do so by a member via Customer Support.
Copyright and Acceptable Use
All text, images, graphics, logos and information contained on the Site is the intellectual property of the University of Massachusetts Foundation and University of Massachusetts Medical School, unless otherwise identified. You must obtain written permission in order to reproduce, distribute, perform, display, or license a given work. Whether or not a website includes a statement about copyright, the U.S. Copyright Act provides protection for such works, and they may not be used or reproduced without permission.
The University of Massachusetts Foundation is not responsible for any errors in the material provided on the Site and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any material found at this Site or on any other Site with the "alumni2.umassmed.edu" domain. Links may be directed to these pages, but images, logos, and maps may not be copied and/or posted for any reason.
Logos, Designs, and Trademarks
Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs appearing in the pages of this website may constitute registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names of the University. The display of any of the above trademarks or trade names on pages of this website does not imply that any license has been granted to any third party to use the trademarks or trade names of the University.
All external commercial use of the University marks must be licensed or approved by the University Trademark and Licensing Administration prior to use. Use includes the manufacture and distribution of all commercial and consumer products, advertising, promotion, domain names, Internet commercial use, websites and all University marks used in conjunction with commercial ventures or Intellectual property licenses. If you wish to apply for permission to use the University's marks for a commercial use or venture, please contact the University of Massachusetts Trademark and Licensing Administration at (413) 577-8126.
Cookies and Web Beacons
The University of Massachusetts Foundation and University of Massachusetts may collect a limited set of non-personally identifiable information about you to help manage our online advertising and promotions. To collect this information, we or our third party advertising providers use, "web beacons" (also known as "clear gifs" and "pixel tags"), in conjunction with cookies. Web beacons are small transparent graphic images used by many websites in connection with cookies. For more information about the use of this technology by us and our third-party advertising service providers, including how to opt out of these technologies, please visit the Consumer Opt Out page on Network Advertising Initiative and Adobe Digital Marketing Suite Opt Out page.
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Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site or your dealings with this Site, please contact the University of Massachusetts Foundation via the contact form.