Web Terms and Conditions
1.1 Your access to and use of boston.ac.uk ('the website') and any services referred to in clause 2, is subject exclusively to these terms and conditions. You will not use the website/services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. By using the website/services you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must immediately stop using the website/services.
1.2 Boston College reserves the right to update or amend these terms and conditions at any time and your continued use of the website/services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the terms and conditions regularly for any changes.
Boston College website may provide communication tools such as email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other messages or communication facilities ('the service') designed to enable you to communicate with other. Unless stated otherwise, the services are for your personal and non-commercial use only.
Boston College is concerned about the safety and privacy of our users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the website/service should supervise such access and use. By allowing your child access to the services you are allowing your child access to all of the services, including email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other messages or communication facilities. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personal identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the services.
Boston College is committed to responsible data management and subscribes to the principles of the data protection legislation in the United Kingdom. The College is committed to maintaining the privacy of users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from yourselves. If you register for any of the services, you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information provided by you is not available for sale or use by third parties. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to the website/services.
If a particular service requires you to open an account, you will be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with that service. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities which take place under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will boston.ac.uk be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder.
6.1 You acknowledge that all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials ("the content"), whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. Boston College does not control or endorse the content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content, and you acknowledge that by using the services you may be exposed to content that is offensive and/or indecent. boston.ac.uk will not be liable in any way for any content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any content transmitted via the services. You agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such content.
6.2 In using the website/services you agree not to:
6.3 We have no obligation to monitor the services but shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and at our sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
Boston College has the right to terminate your access to any or all of the services at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation breach of these terms and conditions. Boston College may also at any time, at sole discretion, discontinue the website/services or any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website/services.
The website/services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that boston.ac.uk is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules.
Boston College welcomes views on its services from stakeholders, including good service compliments and complaints.