University of California Education Abroad Program

Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use

By using this site and all other sites operated by the University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) with a domain name containing eap.ucop.edu, you agree to the terms of use listed below. These terms may be modified periodically without notice. Your use of the site(s), thereafter, signifies your acceptance of the modified terms. If you are unclear about what's acceptable or unacceptable use, please contact the UCEAP Privacy Officer at privacy@eap.ucop.edu.

UCEAP Websites

Within UCEAP web space are sites that support the University of California's mission of education, research, and public service, and its administrative business functions. These sites provide valuable information about UCEAP. They are owned by The Regents of the University of California (University) and are operated by UCEAP. Site content may change without notice.

You may find within UCEAP web space sites generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views, content, references or links to other sites do not necessarily represent the views of UCEAP or the University, such as personal websites of students, faculty, and staff or the websites of UCEAP registered organizations. The University does not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of such sites or of any material accessible from them. Individuals operating such sites are responsible for posting disclaimers when required by University policy or law.

UCEAP does not actively monitor or control web content. If you see a violation of law or policy on a UCEAP website, please notify privacy@eap.ucop.edu.

Links to Third Party Sites

UCEAP websites may contain links to non-University sites (Third Party Sites). UCEAP is not responsible for and does not control the content of linked Third Party Sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply University endorsement of the site, entity, products or services. Checking the privacy statement of the Third Party Site is recommended.

Privacy

Generally, UCEAP websites collect information to improve site or individual web page content, monitor performance, and improve functionality. UCEAP uses third party web analysis services to help gather and analyze this information. For details, please see UCEAP’s Cookies Policy Statement.

Some UCEAP sites collect information to provide services. For specific practices, refer to the UCEAP Privacy Notification Statement, the privacy statements posted on the site, or contact the site operator.

UCEAP site operators are charged with complying with all applicable laws and University regulations governing personal privacy and the confidentiality of information. Information that doesn't fall under established legal protections is subject to public disclosure under law.

Access and Use of Services

Abuse or misuse of access or services, including the unauthorized access or disclosure of personally identifiable information is a violation of University policy and may constitute violations of law.

Violations of law or University policy by University employees or students may result in prosecution, restriction of access to University electronic resources, and/or disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or suspension or expulsion from the University, as determined by due process. Violations of law or these terms of use by the public may result in prosecution.

As a condition of your access and use of services, you agree you will: 1) not use the services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by University policy or these terms of use; 2) not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services, information, computer systems or networks connected to any UCEAP server or to any UCEAP Services; 3) not use the services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any server or network(s) or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any services.

Restrictions On Use of Materials

All University trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of The Regents of the University of California. The University Seal, names, initials, images, logos and related trademarks (including UCEAP’s) are not to be used by third parties without prior written permission as outlined in University policies on the Use of the University's Name and Use of the University's Unofficial Seal.

Other materials accessible within UCEAP web space, without explicit permission, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, with one exception. You may download one copy of the materials on any single computer, only for your personal non-commercial home use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose may be a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the University must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that a UCEAP website is infringing its copyright. UCEAP has designated the following agent:

Designated Agent

Kevin Schmidt
Campus Network Manager
Office of Information Technology
2124 North Hall, UCSB
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3201
Telephone: +1805 893 7779
Email: kps@ucsb.edu
Fax: +1805 893 5051

Claims

The DMCA specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright holder or a person authorized to act on his or her behalf;
  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
  • A statement that the you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS ON UCEAP WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UCEAP DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY; FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; THAT FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT MATERIALS ARE CORRECT OR RELIABLE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE, UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UCEAP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON UCEAP WEBSITES. IN NO EVENT SHALL UCEAP'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THESE SITES.