Terms of Use

The following rules govern your use of the Coastal Carolina Community College web site. The rules set forth herein apply to all materials, online communications, and other information that is or becomes available on this web site.  “Information.”  BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE, YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES AND ANY MODIFICATIONS THERETO.

Permitted Uses

This web site is an online information exchange service for use by Coastal Carolina Community College (hereafter known as “Coastal”), its employees, students, and the general public. You shall not post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute, or in any way use or exploit any information for commercial purposes or otherwise use the information in a manner that is inconsistent with these rules and regulations.

User’s Obligation to Abide By Applicable Law

In connection with the use of this web site, you shall abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws, including those pertaining to such areas as libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement (“Applicable Law”) and all policies and procedures of Coastal. The information available on this web site may include intellectual property that is protected under the copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of the United States and/or other countries (“Intellectual Property Laws”). Such Intellectual Property Laws generally prohibit the unauthorized reproduction, distribution or exhibition of all text, photographic and graphic (art and electronic) images, music, sound samplings and other protected materials. The violation of applicable Intellectual Property Laws may give rise to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Disclosure of Online Communications

You are cautioned that any online communications may not be confidential and that you do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in any online communications. Coastal employees and agents may, in the course of performing their regular duties, access electronic communications and information for security, technical, or operational purposes. You should be aware that federal postal regulations do not protect electronic mail and that Coastal may disclose any communications to the extent permitted or required by law.

GED® Attribution Statement

GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education (ACE). They may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of ACE or GED Testing Service®. The GED® and GED Testing Service® brands are administered by GED Testing Service, LLC under license from the American Council of Education.

Privacy Information

The Information Resources Department secures the privacy of student data by maintaining all official records on a secure virtual local area network with limited access, firewalls, and requirements for frequent password changes for access to that data. Furthermore, those requesting access to student records are granted that access upon application by his/her supervisor on a form which is reviewed and approved by the appropriate data manager and vice president. These permissions are reviewed and re-approved semi-annually. Also, all users annually sign a statement of understanding encompassing their individual responsibility in maintaining the confidentiality and the appropriate use of any data accessed.