Brigham Young University Alumni Privacy Policy

Brigham Young University has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy and to describe the information-gathering and dissemination practices for the website.

This website may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process involving the website.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to recognize you and allow you to automatically log in without re-entering your user name and password each time you visit our site. The cookies are encrypted and do not save any personally identifiable information (see the personally identifiable information section below) about you, such as your user name, password or e-mail address. If cookies are disabled in your browser, you can still use the site but you will be required to enter your password each time you visit.

Personally Identifiable Information

This Site's Alumni directory displays full name, address, city, state, country,zip code, phone number, e-mail address, business address information, degree information and employer information. You may also choose to provide optional details, such as maiden name, nick name, birthday, occupation, company, spouse's name and photos. You may update this information any time by accessing your profile by clicking the "Update Your Information" link in the navigation menu. You may opt out of receiving e-mail updates from us (see the "choice/opt-out" section below).

Personal Profile Information and Profile Page

Your personal information you may wish to share with other site members from the Alumni directory. Only people who are members of this site can view other members' information.  Your contact information, which includes mailing address, email address and phone number are available in the directory.  You may opt to have that information hidden by modifying your preferences once logged into the directory. All member information on the website is securely stored and is not sold or transferred to any third parties.

Corrections/Updates

You may correct or update your personal information on this site at any time. To do so, click on the "Update Your Info" link from the main page. Change the necessary information and select Submit. To change viewing preferences, login to the Alumni directory, find your record make the modifications and select "Set Preferences".

Links to Other Sites

This Site contains links to other sites. This Site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Updates to This Privacy Policy

This site has the right to make changes or additions to this policy at any time. If those changes involve using your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time you joined, the site will notify you by e-mail. Changes that do not affect use of personally identifiable information will be posted to the site. If you have questions regarding this policy, please check this policy periodically or contact customer support.

Content Policy

This site retains the right to remove or reject any content or material that it deems obscene, libelous, illegal, or otherwise objectionable.  All content and materials posted should be in good taste and in keeping with the values and standards espoused by Brigham Young University and its sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Users of this site will abide by all applicable laws, including: privacy; hacking; decency and obscenity; harassment; defamation; pyramid schemes; license agreements; copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property. 

Report as Objectionable

Any authenticated viewing member can report content as objectionable.  Clicking on this option and submitting something as objectionable sends an immediate email to site administrators with a link back to the administrative tool to review the content.  No judgments, decisions or suspensions of content are made until the site administrators themselves have a chance to make their review.

Expectation of Privacy

This is a pubic website and there is no general expectation of privacy in the use of this website except as required by law.  Although BYU does not routinely intercept electronic or telephonic communications, it reserves the right to monitor university resource use as needed in order to protect legitimate educational, business, and legal interests of the university.  

Disclaimer - BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDED ON THIS WEB-SITE.  BYU DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICE PROVIDED.  IN NO EVENT WILL THE UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM OR CAUSED BY THE USE OR MISUSE OF THESE SERVICES, RESOURCES, OR ITS CONTENTS. 

Contacting Alumni Relations

If you have any questions or concerns, e-mail alumni.webmaster@byu.edu or call toll-free within the United States (800) 437-4663 or (801) 422-4663.