Terms Of Use

The Dakota State University (the "University") web presence is an online medium through which the University provides information and services (the "Information and Services") to individuals, such as you (the "Patron"), who access the University web presence.

General

These terms & conditions (the "Terms") include all provisions herein, any supplemental terms (the "Supplemental Terms") as outlined at the end of the Terms, and by reference, the University's Privacy Policy.

In using, or otherwise accessing any of the University's Web Sites and/or the Information and Services contained within, the Patron agrees to comply with the Terms.

Patron Use

The University's Web Sites and the Information and Services contained within are comprised of elements that are copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise proprietary. All content, including text, graphics, logos, photos, audio, and video: as well as all structure, including navigation, layout, computer code, visual design, user interfaces, and information architecture (collectively, the "Content and Structure"): is the property of the University and/or respective Content and Structure originators. All subsequent Information and Services, as well as all subsequent University Web Sites, individually and collectively, are the property of the University and/or respective originators.

The Patron may make personal, non-commercial use of the University's Web Sites. Such personal use is limited to routine activity designed to allow the Patron to read, print, view, listen to, and/or download with the intent to read, print, view, and/or listen to, Information and Services contained within the Web Sites.

With the exception of such personal use, the Patron may not otherwise download, modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, or create derivative works from any of the Information and Services and/or Content and Structure of the Web Sites, or any portion of the same, in whole or in part, without the express consent of the University.

Frames or framing techniques may not be utilized to enclose any portion of the Web Sites without the express consent of the University. The right to create active hyperlinks to any portion of the Web Sites is granted, so long as the active hyperlinks and associated context do not portray the University and/or related originators in a false, offensive, derogatory, or otherwise misleading manner.

Patron Association with the University

Patron association with the University such as with Patrons who are members of the University administration, faculty, staff, student body, alumni, or similar audiences: does not grant any use of the Web Sites beyond those articulated in the Terms.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE UNIVERSITY'S WEB SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE UNINTERRUPTED, NOR THAT THE WEB SITES WILL BE ERROR FREE. THE UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULT OF USE OF THE UNIVERSITY'S WEB SITES, NOR TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR SUBSTANCE OF ANY INFORMATION AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE WEB SITES.

THE UNIVERSITY'S WEB SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY. THE UNIVERSITY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR USE OF A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. THE UNIVERSITY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE UNIVERSITY'S WEB SITES. THE UNIVERSITY, ITS TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE UNIVERSITY'S WEB SITES.

Links to Other Websites

Links to other websites are provided as a convenience to users. We are unable to provide any warranty with respect to or control the accuracy of the content of those sites. A link to an external site does not imply the university's endorsement of the views, information or products provided by such websites.

Inquiries

All inquiries regarding the Terms should be directed to: Office of Electronic Communications 820 N Washington Ave Madison, SD 57042 E-mail: ecomm@dsu.edu

Modification

The University reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time. The Patron is responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms. TERMS LAST UPDATED: June 11, 2011

Supplemental Terms

There are no Supplemental Terms at this time.


Last Updated: 1/10/12