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User Agreement

Terms and conditions of use
It is the responsibility of each registered user
We reserve the right
Directories
Classnotes section
Education details in the 'Update your profile' section
Alumni offers and discounts
External links
Communication with the College
Email communications
Disclaimer
Governing Law
Illegality
Offensive content

 

Terms and conditions of use

King’s Alumni Online is a service provided free of charge for alumni of King’s College London and the Colleges with which it has merged. All potential users will be verified against our current records during the registration process, before being granted full access to the site. Membership of the site is entirely at the discretion of the Alumni Office.  King’s College London reserves the right to refuse access to anyone who misuses the site in any way including those listed below, and to delete frivolous updates to individual profiles.

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It is the responsibility of each registered user:

To protect against unauthorised access to their username and password;

To ensure against use by anyone else of Alumni Online through the machine that the registered user uses while they are logged on to Alumni Online;

To log off or exit from Alumni Online when not using it; 

To ensure that they do not introduce any virus into Alumni Online;

Not to post any data on Alumni Online which is racist, sexist, homophobic, explicit, abusive or likely to offend anyone; and 

Not to post any data on Alumni Online which is unlawful or inflammatory or which infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party.

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We reserve the right:

To suspend or terminate any registered user’s access to Alumni Online, or parts of it;

To edit, or require the registered user to edit, material posted on Alumni Online, if material posted by the user appears to us to be in breach of any provision of these terms and conditions; 

To monitor and remove any data from Alumni Online where the College believes it is contrary or in breach of these terms and conditions; and 

To provide any information or data concerning a registered user’s operation of Alumni Online to any appropriate authority or law enforcement agency where it is in the interests of the College to do so or where the law requires the College to do so.

Any person whose access has been suspended or terminated will not be permitted to re-register for, or re-access, Alumni Online without prior consent from the College. The registered user is responsible for the accuracy and suitability of all content submitted to or processed by Alumni Online, while logged on to Alumni Online.

Registered users acknowledge that the College cannot monitor all material which appears on Alumni Online, and that the College is reliant upon all users to notify it of anything which appears likely to breach these Terms and Conditions.  Any user encountering content on Alumni Online which appears to infringe these Terms and Conditions should contact the College at alumoff@kcl.ac.uk.

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Directories

Alumni Online includes a searchable online alumni directory.  The University will list all graduates’ names, years of graduation and subjects of study in online directories. 

You can choose to make your contact details available to other alumni, and they to you. Please treat this information with respect. Anyone found to be contacting alumni for any purpose other than friendship and/or networking within the alumni community, i.e. spam, junk mail, or soliciting business, will be removed from the site and their access terminated. The deliberate sending of emails infected with a virus or other malicious attachments is forbidden.

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Class notes section

Class notes is a platform to share information about yourself with your contemporaries. The information in this section is generated by alumni and King’s College London cannot guarantee its accuracy.  We reserve the right to edit classnotes or refuse to add them to our pages if we believe they are inappropriate. By inappropriate we mean if entries are used as a platform to express views or to denigrate other alumni, staff or students of King’s College London or reflect badly on the College in any way.

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Education details in the 'Update profile' section

This information cannot be changed as it is legal data provided by King’s College London registry office. If you believe your information is incorrect (year of graduation, establishment, degree, subject of study), please contact the Alumni Office

A print out of information on this site does not qualify as official evidence of your degree award. To obtain a degree certificate, please contact the Alumni Office.

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Alumni offers and discounts

The offers on this site do not imply endorsement of the listed companies, nor their products or services, nor are these lists exhaustive. While as much care as possible has been taken in compiling this information, these descriptions may not truly represent the full capabilities or function of the respective company, which may be determined more fully by contacting the company in question.  

It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. King’s College London cannot accept any liability for errors or omissions, however caused, nor for the quality of services offered by individuals or companies outside the College.

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External links

Links to external sites are provided only for the convenience of visitors to this site. The College is not responsible for the content of external sites and does not necessarily support the views they express or guarantee the accuracy of the information they provide.

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Communication with the College

By registering with this site you agree to the College contacting you about new developments and Alumni Online news, details of alumni activities and programmes involving academic and administrative departments, fundraising programmes and for the promotion of benefits and services including affinity products. The College will contact you by post or by email. You may withdraw your consent to be contacted for any or all of these purposes by contacting the AlumniOffice at alumoff@kcl.ac.uk .

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Email communications

The College’s Alumni & Development Office will be using a US based company, Blackbaud Inc., to process some of our email communications. They have undertaken to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Blackbaud Inc. is a member of the US Safe Harbour initiative, further details of which can be found at www.export.gov/safeharbor/index.html

The College will only use your email address for College related business, as detailed above. If you have any concerns about this please email alumoff@kcl.ac.uk.

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Disclaimer

The College has no control over or responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any material available on Alumni Online, whether provided by registered users or others.

Each registered user’s use of Alumni Online is entirely at their own risk.

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Governing Law

This website and these Terms are governed exclusively by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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Illegality

The user undertakes to comply with the provisions of the following Acts of Parliament (or any re-enactment thereof): Computer Misuse Act 1990, Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, Trade Marks Act 1994, Data Protection Act 1998; as well as all other relevant legislation and legal precedent.

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The Terrorism Act 2006

Organisations that provide web sites or other opportunities for individuals to publish on the Internet have to have a procedure for the notice-and-take-down requirement contained within the Terrorism Act 2006. King’s has procedures to handle any notices served on them under the Act and will remove any illegal material within two working days.

 

Offensive content

We reserve the right to remove any content from the site at any time without giving a reason.  We will consider carefully all requests to remove any content that a member of the site or any other person has asked us to remove.  Where we find it has the potential to cause offence, or is not factually correct, or inappropriate in some other way, we will remove the content within three working days from notification.

We will regularly monitor the site for any potetially inappropriate and offensive material.  The decision of the Alumni Office is final.

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