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Brigham Young University Alumni Privacy Policy

Brigham Young University licenses this online community from iModules, Inc. Brigham Young University has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy and to describe the information-gathering and dissemination practices for the website. 

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. 

iModules is a platform designed for alumni websites and related social networking that includes interactive features for community dialog and contacting alumni.  Among its features are e-commerce options to do transactions with the community; fundraising; membership fee collection; targeting invitations; communications; newsletters; marketing activities; searching and locating other community members; posting profiles that include background information, notes, photos, blogs, files, images, online directories; surveys; and so forth.  

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 (see the personally identifiable information section below) about you, such as your user name, password or e-mail address. 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. 

Personally Identifiable Information
This site's registration form requires you to provide your full name, address, e-mail address, password, gender, city, state, country and zip code. You may also choose to provide optional details, such as maiden name, nick name, birthday, occupation, company, spouse's name, photos, ICQ number, personal Web page or personal comments. You may update this information any time by accessing your profile by clicking the "edit personal info" link in the navigation menu. You may opt out of receiving e-mail updates from us (see the "choice/opt-out" section below). 

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.  Your contact information, which includes mailing address, email address and phone number are available in the directory.  You may opt to have that information hidden by modifying your profile settings. All member information on the website is securely stored and is not sold or transferred to any third parties. 

Credit Card Transactions
Some features of this site enable credit card transactions. These features are completely voluntary to members. They include the purchasing of tickets or merchandise through event stores or donations through the site. Measures have been taken to make such transactions secure for its members. 

This site utilizes industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) servers to encrypt your information and prevent unauthorized access. In addition, this site participates in the Better Business Bureau Online Reliability Seal Program to further ensure the security of your transactions. The processing of online transactions is done by Bank of America. 

Shortly after a purchase or refund is processed, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail. You are advised to print out and save a copy of the order confirmation for verification necessary to request refunds or resolve any disputes. 

This website has taken all reasonable precautions to make transactions secure and safe. 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 face prosecution to the fullest extent of the law. 

You may correct or update your personal information on this site at any time. To do so, click on the "edit personal info" link under the my account tab. Change the necessary information and click on "update" 

The site provides you with the opportunity to choose to receive updates about this site and the groups you are registered with. This option will be presented to you when you register as a member. If you have already joined, the following options will explain how you can subscribe or unsubscribe to these updates from the site. 

To sign up to receive e-mail updates or change the frequency of the e-mails, click on the "edit personal info" link and scroll down to the Stay in Touch section to select the frequency. Subscribing to the e-mails allows the site to notify you when fellow members sign up or change their information. They also notify you of news about your community. 

Please be aware that even if you choose not to receive the update e-mails, if a situation arises that we feel is pertinent for you to be aware of, we will contact you by e-mail to alert you. 

Public Forums
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 e-mail 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. 

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. 

Updates to This Privacy Policy
This site has the right to make changes or additions to this policy at any time. If those changes involve using your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time you joined, the site will notify you by e-mail. Changes that do not affect use of personally identifiable information will be posted to the site. If you have questions regarding this policy, please check this policy periodically or contact customer support. 

Photo Album Content Policy
What are Photo Albums?
Photo albums allow you to upload and share your pictures with your friends and fellow members. You can also personalize your album by writing captions for each picture.

Photo Content Policy
This site retains the right to remove or reject any photo that it deems obscene or objectionable. This site does not endorse any photos that are posted on the site. Members will not post copyrighted photos without permission from the owner.  Members understand content whether it be text or graphic is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This site is no way responsible for accuracy, integrity, or quality of such content.

Content Policy 
This site retains the right to remove or reject any content or material that it deems obscene, libelous, illegal, or otherwise objectionable.  All content and materials posted should be in good taste and in keeping with the values and standards espoused by Brigham Young University and its sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Users of this site will abide by all applicable laws, including: privacy; hacking; decency and obscenity; harassment; defamation; pyramid schemes; license agreements; copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property.  

Report as Objectionable
Any authenticated viewing member can report content on your profile page as objectionable.  Clicking on this option and submitting something as objectionable sends an immediate email to site administrators with a link back to the administrative tool to review the content.  No judgments, decisions or suspensions of content are made until the site administrators themselves have a chance to make their review.

Expectation of Privacy
This is a pubic website and there is no general expectation of privacy in the use of this website except as required by law.  Although BYU does not routinely intercept electronic or telephonic communications, it reserves the right to monitor university resource use as needed in order to protect legitimate educational, business, and legal interests of the university.  The university reserves the right, in its sole discretion, and for any reason or no reason to immediately revoke authorization to use any or all iModules resources and services.  




Contacting Alumni Relations
If you have any questions or concerns, e-mail or call toll-free within the United States (800) 437-4663 or (801) 422-4663.