Queen’s knows how important it is to maintain your confidentiality. Therefore, the personal information on this Web site is collected under the authority of the Royal Charter of 1841, as amended. The information you have elected to make public will be provided to users of the NetworQ online career networking application, as well as Queen's University Career Services. All of the information collected may be used to update your record at Queen's University. If you have any questions or concerns about the information collected or how it will be used, please contact the Students Unit of the department of Alumni Relations, Office of Advancement, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 1-800-267-7837 or 1-613-533-2060.
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The NetworQ web site, as part of the Common Room @ Queen's, is hosted by Queen's University ("the University") and is designed to facilitate communication among alumni and students for personal or University-related purposes.
The University has not, does not, and will never sell alumni information to anyone. All alumni information is strictly guarded for use by individual alumni and the University for personal and University-related purposes only.
The University has taken all reasonable precautions to secure the personal information available through the NetworQ web site. The NetworQ web site is password protected to allow access by registered University alumni and current students only. Although this precaution should effectively protect any personal information available through the NetworQ web site from abuse or outside interference, a certain degree of privacy risk is faced any time information is shared over the Internet.
To safeguard the operation of the NetworQ web site, the University has adopted many guidelines and policies that are used to govern conduct, particularly conduct that occurs in an online environment.
In addition to the University's policies and guidelines, users of the Queen's University NetworQ web site must abide by the following specific rules and regulations:
A. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, posting, transmitting or duplicating any of the material is prohibited. You may download or copy any downloadable materials displayed on the NetworQ web site for home, noncommercial, and personal use only, under the condition that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in such material and you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any material accessed through the NetworQ web site.
B. Use of information or communications available through the NetworQ web site for any commercial, public, or political purposes is strictly prohibited. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to, solicitations for commercial services, cold-calling of any kind or mass-mailings for commercial purposes. Information available through the NetworQ web site may be used for specific personal and University-related purposes only.
C. Users shall not restrict nor inhibit any other user from enjoying any service on the NetworQ web site. Posting of obscene materials, use of obscene language, posting of vulgar materials, use of vulgar language, or use of abusive, defamatory, profane, or threatening language of any kind will constitute a violation of the policies governing the use of the NetworQ web site. Additionally, users shall not upload, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish any materials containing a virus or any other harmful component.
D. All aliases adopted by NetworQ web site users are subject to approval by the University to ensure that the proper image is associated with the institution.
The University is not responsible for screening communications in advance and will not actively monitor the use of the NetworQ web site. For this reason, it is essential that the alumni users of the NetworQ web site report any abuses or misuse of the NetworQ web site to the University. If the University determines that a user's participation in the NetworQ web site creates a liability for the University or that the user has violated the policies set forth herein, the University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take actions against the user. The University reserves the right to expel a user and deny a user further access to the NetworQ and/or Common Room web site if such user violates these policies or any applicable laws or regulations.
The reliability of the information available through the NetworQ web site is largely dependent upon the actions of community registrants. The University can make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this information.
The University does not warrant that the NetworQ 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 the law, the University disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose. In no event shall the University be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages resulting from the use of or inability to use information or materials available on the NetworQ web site.
By using the NetworQ web site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the University, and its respective agents from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from your use of the NetworQ web site or your breach of these policies. The University will provide notice to you of any such action or claim, and reserves the right to participate, at its expense, in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim.
Please note that the University may revise these policies and your continued use of the site constitutes your agreement to comply with such modifications. You should review the policies periodically to ensure that you are familiar with them.
Participation in the NetworQ web site is a privilege. By clicking on the "Accept" button and agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of use in the Common Room @ Queen's (at registration), you have agreed to abide by the policies outlined herein.