The Information Technology Council is the official university committee governing computer and network usage at Marshall University. Linked here you will find a list of the policies and guidelines affecting the usage of information technology tools and services at the university campus.

If you have any general questions regarding privacy practices of the Marshall University Alumni Association, please contact us at alumni@marshall.edu or (304) 696-3512.

Introduction to our Privacy Policy

This Website may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process involving the Website.

Collection and Use of your Personal Information

This Site’s registration form requires you to provide your Personal Information which will be used to identify you or a User. Such information may include your: full name, address, email address, password, gender, city, state, country, and zip code (“Personal Information”). You may also choose to provide optional information, such as maiden name, nickname, birthday, occupation, company, spouse’s name, photos, or personal comments as part of your profile. You may update any of this information at any time by accessing your profile by clicking the “edit account information” link, or equivalent, in the navigation menu. You may opt out of receiving email communications from this community.

Cookies

This Website uses cookies to recognize you and allow you to automatically log in without re-entering your user name and password each time you visit our Site. The cookies are encrypted and do not save any personally identifiable information about you, such as your user name, password, or email address (see the Personally Identifiable Information section for further details). If cookies are disabled in your browser, you can still use the Site but you will be required to enter your password each time you visit.

Personal Profile and Directory Information

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 Pages. The only information 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.

Fraudulent Behavior

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 face prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.

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 you receive from this community — except confirmation emails for event registrations, purchases, donations, or other payments — you will be provided an unsubscribe option to opt out of the specific email communication type. You can also modify the email types you receive at any time by going to your account profile and changing your opt-in status.

Photo, Blog, 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 user generated content that is posted on the Site. Members will not post copyrighted content without permission from the owner. Members understand content — whether it be text, graphic, or audio visual — is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This Site is no way responsible for the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such content.

Links to Other Sites

This Site contains links to other sites. This Site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Logins and Passwords

Strong passwords are required for each login, and they are stored in a format that cannot be read by administrators or employees. Multiple failed logins or lost login requests are challenged by reCaptcha. An administrative rights system restricts authenticated but unauthorized access to Constituent data.

Updates to This Privacy Policy

This Site has the right to make changes or additions to this policy at any time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy. If you have questions regarding this policy, please check this policy periodically or contact Customer Support.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at alumni@marshall.edu or (304) 696-3512.


Last updated June 23, 2020.