CMNS1000 – SOCI WORDPRESS SITE – STUDENT TERMS OF USE

  1. Compliance with Policies

(a) You agree to comply with all policies and procedures of the University regarding your use of SOCI WORDPRESS site.

(b) You agree to ensure that anyone accessing (including posting or commenting) on your SOCI WORDPRESS site also complies with the University’s policies and procedures.

  1. Moderation of SOCI WORDPRESS

(a)  You agree that you are the administrator of your SOCI WORDPRESS site and are therefore responsible for ensuring you’re your site complies with these Terms of Use at all times. 


(b)  You agree that you will not post or use (or allow to be posted or used) any offensive, discriminatory, defamatory or similar material which would breach these Terms of Use, the University’s policies and procedures, any law or could reasonably be considered to cause offence to any person. 


(c)  You agree that as administrator you are responsible for regularly reviewing your SOCI WORDPRESS site and moderating any material referred to in 2(b) above (including any comments posted to your site). 


  1. Intellectual Property

(a) You agree that you will not post or otherwise use any material on your SOCI WORDPRESS site that may breach the intellectual property rights of any other party. This includes posting or using videos, audio or images to your site unless you are given specific permission within your course and only if this material is used for assessment purposes.

(b) Creative commons licensed materials are a good source of material that you may be able to use on your site (subject to complying with the terms of the licence, such as attribution of authorship). See http://creativecommons.org.au/learn/

(c) You acknowledge and agree the University’s Intellectual Property policy applies to your SOCI WORDPRESS site.

  1. Disclaimer

(a)  You agree that you will not state (explicitly or impliedly) that the material you post or otherwise use on your SOCI WORDPRESS site represents the views of the University or that you are posting or commenting on its behalf. 


(b)  You agree that you will not alter or remove the disclaimer that has been included in the default SOCI WORDPRESS templates. 


  1. Right to Modify, Suspend or Remove

(a) The University reserves the right to modify, suspend or remove your SOCI WORDPRESS site in its absolute discretion.


  • By clicking the AGREE button below, you are agreeing to the terms of use as stated above. You will be forwarded to a page to get your own SOCI Wordpress site.
Disclaimer: The material or views expressed on this Blog are those of the author and do not represent those of the University. Please report any offensive or improper use of this SOCI WORDPRESS to soci-wordpress@newcastle.edu.au.