Terms of Use

Terms of use for this web site.

This document provides the terms of use for the Notre Dame OpenCourseWare Open Courseware site. If you have any questions please use the feedback form.

Intellectual Property

Course Materials

Course materials made available through Notre Dame OpenCourseWare OCW are the property of their respective rights holders. Unless otherwise specified the course materials are Copyright Notre Dame OpenCourseWare and are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution license 2.5.

Comments

All comments posted in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare OCW are the property of their authors and are licensed for display, copying, reuse, and distribution according to the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license 2.5.

Representing material posted in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare by another individual as your own work in online or offline settings is strictly prohibited and constitutes grounds for immediate termination of your Notre Dame OpenCourseWare account and may lead to civil and/or criminal charges.

Liability Disclaimer

Information, advice, opinions, and other expressions in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The entire liability for any use of any materials available through Notre Dame OpenCourseWare lies with the user of the materials.

Abuse of the Notre Dame OpenCourseWare OCW Site

The following list describes activities that are strictly prohibited within Notre Dame OpenCourseWare. Attempting or succeeding to allow or commit any of the acts prohibited below constitutes grounds for immediate termination of your Notre Dame OpenCourseWare account and may lead to civil and/or criminal charges. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Users shall not do anything to intentionally degrade the performance of Notre Dame OpenCourseWare hardware, software, or network resources.
  • Users shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall not post commercial solicitations or "spam" comments in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall not attempt to spread viruses, worms, or other files harmful to computer systems and/or networks via Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall not gather personal information about other users (including, but not limited to, harvesting email addresses) via Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall not share their password or account with other individuals.
  • Users shall refrain from making harassing, intimidating, or libelous statements or other expressions in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall refrain from offensive/inflammatory statements or other expressions (for example, offensive images) in Notre Dame OpenCourseWare.
  • Users shall not engage in impersonation or other behavior designed to deceive Notre Dame OpenCourseWare users and/or community leaders.
  • Users shall respect the intellectual freedom of others’ expression of their opinions and ideas.
Citation: admin. (2011, October 23). Terms of Use. Retrieved September 22, 2014, from Notre Dame OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.nd.edu/about/terms-of-use.
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