PRIVACY POLICY

 

 

St. Bonaventure University’s online community is specifically designed to facilitate communication among alumni and friends for personal or University-related purposes.

 

PRIVACY AND SECURITY

St. Bonaventure University has taken all reasonable precautions to secure the personal information available through the online alumni directory.  The directory is password protected to allow access by registered St. Bonaventure University alumni only.  Furthermore, the online community is located on a secure Web site that incorporates the latest encryption technology.  Although these precautions should effectively protect any personal information available through the online alumni directory from abuse or outside interference, a certain degree of privacy risk is faced anytime information is shared over the Internet.  Through the profile management feature of St. Bonaventure University‘s online alumni directory, you have the ability to control the nature and amount of information available to other alumni.

 

POLICY AND GUIDELINES FOR PROPER USE

Information available through the online community may be used for specific personal and university-related purposes only.  Use of the online community for any commercial, public, political, unlawful mailing or unlawful use is strictly prohibited.  Prohibited uses of the information in the online community include but are not limited to

  • Advertising and soliciting for commercial services
  • Cold-calling of any kind or mass-mailings
  • Activities that are illegal or fraudulent
  • Uses that inaccurately imply endorsement, approval or sponsorship by St. Bonaventure University or the National Alumni Association Board (NAAB)
  • Uses that can be confused with official communications of St. Bonaventure University or the NAAB
  • Mailings of any kind using a false identification
  • Activities that violate another user’s privacy such as granting access to the system or distributing information obtained from the services to non-alumni
  • Posting of obscene materials or use of obscene or vulgar language, hate speech or harassment, or use of abusive or threatening language of any kind
  • Creation of profane, fraudulent, or obscene aliases

 

LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

 

The reliability of the information available through the online alumni directory is largely dependent upon the actions of alumni registrants.  St. Bonaventure University can make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of this information.  St. Bonaventure University does not warrant that the online community Web site will operate error-free or that the site and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, St. Bonaventure University disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose.  In no event shall St. Bonaventure University be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential or punitive damages resulting from the use or inability to use information or materials available on the online community Web site.  By using the online community Web site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless St. Bonaventure University and its respective agents from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from your participation in and use of the online community Web site or your breach of these policies.  St. Bonaventure University will provide notice to you of any such action or claim, and reserves the right to participate, at your expense, in the investigation, settlement and defense of any such action or claim.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE

 

St. Bonaventure University reserves the right to discontinue any or all online services at any time or to revise the terms and policies of this acceptable use agreement. If the policies are revised, the updated policies will be posted on the online community Web site.  You should review the policies periodically, particularly after any updates, to ensure that you are familiar with them. Participation in the online community is a privilege.  By using the system, you agree to abide by the online community policies outlined herein.  If you cannot accept these policies, please do not use the online community.