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Legal & Privacy
Acceptance of Terms
When you access this site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the terms described below.
If you do not agree to the terms discussed here, you should exit this site now.
Everything on this site is copyrighted. The copyrights are owned by Roger Williams University or the original creator of the material. However, you are free to view, copy, print, and distribute Roger Williams University 's material from this site, as long as:
1. The material is used for information only
2. The material is used for non-commercial purposes only
3. Copies of any material include Roger Williams University 's copyright notice
The user is free to distribute Roger Williams University's material from the website as long as it:
1. Is used for information only
2. Is used for non-commercial purposes only and
3. Includes Roger Williams University's copyright notice
4. Is not an item identified as Roger Williams University's confidential
Third Party Copyrights and Copyright Agent
Roger Williams University is committed to respecting others' intellectual property rights, and we ask our users to do the same. Roger Williams University may, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of users who violate others' intellectual property rights.
While Roger Williams University attempts to provide accurate information on this website, it assumes no responsibility for accuracy. Roger Williams University may change the information on the site, or the products or services mentioned, at any time without notice.
Limitation of Liability
Roger Williams University is not liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use-or the inability to use-the material on this site. This includes but is not limited to the loss of data or loss of profit, even if Roger Williams University was advised of the possibility of such damages.
While this website may contain links to third-party sites, Roger Williams University is not responsible for the content of any linked sites. Roger Williams University provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or contents of any linked sites.
Your Posted Information
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, obscene, libelous, or otherwise offensive material.
Any material, information, or idea submitted or posted on this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Roger Williams University may share or otherwise use your submission for any purpose whatsoever.
If any of the information submitted constitutes personal data, you agree that Roger Williams University may transmit such personal data across international boundaries for any Roger Williams University business purpose. Personal data will be treated as set forth in our Privacy Statement.
Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
All claims or issues regarding this website, shall be governed according to the laws of the State of Rhode Island . Any legal action concerning these terms or this website must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the State of Rhode Island .
Roger Williams University . always recognizes and values the privacy of individuals with whom we conduct business. However, in order to conduct global business in this increasingly electronic economy, the collection of personal information is often necessary and desirable. It is Roger Williams University 's goal to balance the benefits of ecommerce with the right of individuals to prevent the misuse of their personal information.
On Collecting Personal Information
In certain circumstances, Roger Williams University may request personal information from you, like your name, e-mail address, company name, or telephone number. Your response to these inquiries is strictly voluntary. Roger Williams University uses this information to customize your experience on our website. In addition, Roger Williams University may use this information for other business purposes, such as to alerting you to products and services that can assist you in your business, promoting site ranking in search engines, assisting in order processing etc.
In general, you can visit our site without divulging any personal information. However, there are areas of this site that require this information to complete their customization functions, and may not be available to those choosing not to reveal the information requested.
Collecting Domain Information
Roger Williams University also collects domain information as part of its analysis of the use of this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our site, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. Roger Williams University uses this information to improve its web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.
Disclosure to Third Parties
In cases where we believe your business interests will be served; Roger Williams University may share your information (with the exception of account, credit card, and ordering information) with Roger Williams University Business Partners, who can alert you about new products and services to improve your competitive edge. If you receive unwanted marketing materials from any of our Business Partners, please let them know that you wish to be removed from their contact list.
Some pages on this site use "cookies," which are small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us. You should note that cookies cannot read data off your hard drive. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.
Roger Williams University reserves the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice.