Privacy Notice & Use Policy Agreement

Transition Coalition website

Transition Coalition knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By creating an account on the Transition Coalition website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use the information that you provide for basic research purposes to determine the impact of the online materials we develop, to help us meet your needs as users of our website, and to communicate with you. The data generated from your completion of modules, surveys, and other online resources is entered into our database for the purpose of determining effectiveness of our online tools.

Sharing Information with Others

We do not sell or share specific information about the account holders of our website.

Email Communication

To help us share information with you about our site or to request information from you, we may send you an e-mail from the Transition Coalition (transition@ku.edu). If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please adjust your account preferences in the My Account section of My Portfolio.

Specific to Discussion Forums

By using this website's discussion forum and similar features, including comments, document or picture uploads, you agree to abide by the terms of this agreement.

We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. If you use inappropriate language or make potentially slanderous or libelous comments when using this site, or make negative or inappropriate comments about others, we reserve the right to remove any and/or all of your posted comments. Remember that all information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to share any of your personal information.

We reserve the right to remove or modify anything submitted by you to these forums or to ban you from the site for any reason we feel constitutes a violation of our policies, whether stated, implied or not.

We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so within a reasonable time frame if we determine that removal is necessary. Any user who finds material posted by another user objectionable is encouraged to contact us.

We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any user contribution, regardless of whether it comes from a user, celebrity, "expert," or other source.

By contributing to this Web site, you:

  • Agree not to solicit others. You agree not to contribute for the purposes of advertising or to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services or to make donations of any kind.
  • Agree not to upload, post, or make available on this website any libelous, defamatory, obscene, harmful, vulgar, threatening, harassing, abusive, invasive of another user's privacy, hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, or otherwise illegal material.
  • Agree not to upload, post, distribute, e-mail or make available on this website any copyrighted material that is not owned by yourself;
  • We retain the right to revoke access privileges of anyone who we believe has violated any of the terms outlined here or if such user is deemed a problem to either the site or its other users. We also reserve the right to ban any user, or edit or delete any post on this website without notice.

Revised August 2009