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Yale SOM Alumni and Student Digital Resources Code of Conduct

You agree not to use the Yale SOM Site, SOM Connect, or any other Yale SOM computing resources to engage in any of the following conduct. Such conduct is unacceptable and may result in the termination of your use of the Site.

  • Restricting, disrupting, or inhibiting any other user from using and enjoying the Site and services;
  • Posting or otherwise transmitting any unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, discriminatory, obscene, or similarly objectionable or harmful material or information of any kind;
  • Posting or otherwise transmitting any advertisement, promotion, or solicitation of goods or services for commercial, partisan, or political purposes;
  • Posting or otherwise transmitting any information or software that contains a virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive components that may compromise the security of the Site;
  • Posting, transmitting, or otherwise using materials in violation of another party’s copyright, privacy, publicity, proprietary right, or the terms of any contractual agreement or fiduciary relationship;
  • Using the site or services for any commercial, partisan, political, or unlawful purposes;
  • Copying, scraping, downloading, exporting, storing, or otherwise capturing any data obtained via the Site without proper written authorization by Yale;
  • Modifying, adapting, sublicensing, translating, selling, reverse engineering, decompiling, or disassembling any portion of the Site;
  • Sharing or otherwise transferring user account information to any person other than the registered user authorized by Yale to use such account; or
  • Otherwise using the Site or services in violation of these Terms or applicable law.

Content Monitoring
You acknowledge and agree that Yale SOM has the right, but not the responsibility, to monitor the Site, including, without limitation, chat rooms, message boards, and forums. Yale SOM reserves the right to refuse to post, or to remove, any information or materials, in whole or in part, that is in violation of the Terms in its sole discretion. Yale SOM is not a publisher of user-generated content on the Site, or of any content that may be available through them, and, with regard to such content, is acting solely as an internet service provider (47 U.S.C. § 230(c)(1)). Neither Yale SOM nor any Yale-affiliated entity screens, approves, reviews, or endorses any such content.