MyKWU is provided by Kansas Wesleyan University and is designed to facilitate communication among University constituents for personal or University-related purposes.

I. Privacy and Security

Kansas Wesleyan University
has not, does not, and will never sell constituent information to anyone. All information is strictly guarded for use by authorized users and Kansas Wesleyan University for personal and University-related purposes only.

Kansas Wesleyan University has taken all reasonable precautions to secure the personal information available through the Online community. MyKWU is password protected to allow access by registered constituents and University associated users. Although this precaution should effectively protect any personal information available through MyKWU from abuse or outside interference, a certain degree of privacy risk is faced any time information is shared over the Internet.  Through the Online Directory feature of MyKWU, alumni have the ability to hide their information from being viewed by other community members.

II. Policy and Guidelines for Proper Use

To safeguard the operation of MyKWU, users of MyKWU must abide the following specific rules and regulations that govern conduct, particularly conduct that occurs in an Online environment.

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 MyKWU for home, noncommercial, and personal use only; provided, however, that you maintain all copyright, trademark, and other notices contained in such material and that you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any material accessed through MyKWU.

B. Use of information or communications available through MyKWU 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, and mass-mailings for commercial purposes. Information available through MyKWU 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 MyKWU. Posting of obscene materials or use of obscene language, posting of vulgar materials or use of vulgar language, or use of abusive, defamatory, profane, or threatening language of any kind, will constitute a violation of these policies governing the use of MyKWU. 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 MyKWU users are subject to approval by Kansas Wesleyan University.

E. Kansas Wesleyan University is not responsible for screening communications in advance.  Kansas Wesleyan University will monitor the use of MyKWU, but it is encouraged that users of MyKWU report any abuses or misuse of MyKWU to Kansas Wesleyan University. The University reserves the right to reorganize or delete any postings.  If Kansas Wesleyan University determines that a user's participation in MyKWU creates a liability for Kansas Wesleyan University or that the user has violated the policies set forth herein, Kansas Wesleyan University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take actions against the user. Kansas Wesleyan University reserves the right to expel a user and deny a user further access to MyKWU if such user violates these policies or any applicable laws or regulations.


III. Liability and Indemnity

The reliability of the information available through MyKWU is dependent upon the actions of community registrants. Kansas Wesleyan University can make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this information.

Kansas Wesleyan University does not warrant that MyKWU 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, Kansas Wesleyan University disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose. In no event shall Kansas Wesleyan 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 MyKWU.

By using the MyKWU web site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Kansas Wesleyan University, and its respective agents from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from your use of MyKWU or your breach of these policies. Kansas Wesleyan University will provide notice to you of any such action or claim, and reserves the right to participate, at our expense, in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim.

Please Note
Kansas Wesleyan 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.