Website Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

General

We respect the privacy of every individual who visits our site. This Privacy Policy outlines the information the IUAA Website may collect and how we may use that information. IUAA reserves the right to alter this policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy at this location.

Definition

The "IUAA Website" is defined as publicly accessible pages hosted under the domain www.alumni.indiana.edu, alumni.indiana.edu, or www.indiana.edu/~alumni.
The IUAA Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the IUAA is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. This policy applies solely to information collected by this Website.

Personal Data

We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you, such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address ("personal data") through our site unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.

When you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may process that information in order to fulfill an order or request you have placed with us; we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services; we (or a fulfillment house or other third party on our behalf in connection with a promotion) may use that information to contact you; and/or we may provide other third parties with aggregate - but not individual - information about visitors to or users of our site. We will not sell, rent, or market personal data about you to third parties.

Alumni Directory, Feedback Forms, & Events

Indiana University licenses iModules, Inc. to service the alumni directory, feedback forms, and events calendar/registrations.

Alumni Directory Personal Profile Information

This alumni directory requires you to provide your full name, address, e-mail address, password, gender, city, state, country and zip code. You may also choose to provide optional details, such as maiden name, nick name, birthday, occupation, company, spouse's name, photos, ICQ number, personal Web page or personal comments. You may correct or update your personal information on this site at any time. To do so, click on the "edit personal info" link in the navigation menu. Change the necessary information and click on "Update." You may opt out of receiving e-mail updates from us (see the "Choice/Opt-Out" section below). Your Personal Profile features information you may wish to share with other site members on your Profile Page. Only people who are members of the IUAA and logged in can view other members' Profile Page. The only information that is automatically displayed on your Profile Page is your First Name and Last Name. Additional information fields from your Personal Profile information, including comments, and other personal information you choose to share, along with any photos, will appear only if you have opted to provide those items and have also selected to have those fields in your Profile Page View. All member information in the directory is securely stored and is not sold or transferred to any third parties.

Alumni Directory

Choice/Opt-OutThe directory provides you with the opportunity to choose to receive updates about this site and the groups you are registered with. This option will be presented to you when you register as a member. If you have already joined, the following options will explain how you can subscribe or unsubscribe to these updates from the site. To sign up to receive e-mail updates or change the frequency of the e-mails, click on the "edit personal info" link and scroll down to the Stay in Touch section to select the frequency. Subscribing to the e-mails allows the site to notify you when fellow members sign up or change their information. They also notify you of news about your community.

Alumni Directory Photo Content Policy

This site retains the right to remove or reject any photo that it deems obscene or objectionable. This site does not endorse any photos that are posted on the site. Members will not post copyrighted photos without permission from the owner.  Members understand content whether it be text or graphic is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This site is no way responsible for accuracy, integrity or quality of such content.

Event Registrations, Forms, & Credit Card Transactions

Some features of this site enable credit card transactions. These features are completely voluntary to members. They include the purchasing of tickets or merchandise through event stores or donations through the site. The operators of this site would like to assure you that measures have been taken to make such transactions secure for its members.
This site utilizes industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) servers to encrypt your information and prevent unauthorized access. In addition, this site participates in the Better Business Bureau Online Reliability Seal Program to further ensure the security of your transactions. The processing of online transactions is done by Bank of America.
Shortly after a purchase or refund is processed, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail. You are advised to print out and save a copy of the order confirmation for verification necessary to request refunds or resolve any disputes.
This Website guarantees that every transaction will be 100 percent safe. This means you are not responsible for unauthorized transactions posted to your credit card that occur as a result of submitting a credit card number to this site. This site uses industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) servers on our transaction pages. It encrypts all of your personal information including name, address, and credit card number to prevent unauthorized access as the information travels over the Internet.
Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges. If your bank does hold you liable for any of this $50.00, this site will cover the entire liability for you, up to the full $50.00. This site will cover this liability only if the unauthorized use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own from transactions made at this site while using the secure server.
This site cannot guarantee the accuracy of information presented. However, anyone demonstrated to have engaged in fraudulent behavior may be subject to (but not limited to) loss of privileges as a member as well as face prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.

Children/Direct Notice To Parents

The IUAA Website has no intention of collecting any personal data from individuals under 13 years of age without parental consent. Where appropriate, we will specifically instruct those under thirteen not to submit such information on our site and/or will take reasonable steps to ensure parental consent to such submission.

Additional Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may automatically (i.e. not via registration) collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, the IP address of your computer, and the domain name of the Website from which you linked to our site. This information is used to ensure our site meets the needs of the majority of our users, as well as to diagnose problems with our server. This information also helps us produce statistics on how often our various pages are visited.

Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer/Cookies

When you view our site, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a Website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Use of Third Party Services

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" (described above) to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including possibly your IP address and personally-identifiable information would be tracked, if you log into the website) will be transmitted to and stored by Google.

For more information, please visit Google's Privacy Center.

Public Forums & Comments

This site may make message boards available for public use. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.

Security

The IUAA Website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via our site, this information is encrypted and remains secure during all stages of transmission. The IUAA complies with all State and Federal statutes requiring safeguards on specific types of information.

E-mail

You may opt out of receiving communications from us by sending e-mail to iuaaweb@indiana.edu, or postal mail to the address below.

Concerns/More Information

Please contact us with any concerns or questions. E-mail iuaaweb@indiana.edu, or contact us via postal mail at:
IUAA WebmasterIndiana University Alumni AssociationVirgil T. Devault Alumni Center1000 E. 17th St.Bloomington, IN 47408