Terms of Use and Privacy Agreement

Please read these Terms of Use and Privacy Agreement ("Agreement") carefully before using www.berklee.edu ("Website"), an Internet site maintained by Berklee College of Music ("Berklee"). Your use of the Website is subject to your acceptance of this Agreement.

Member Information and Privacy

Berklee has created this Terms of Usage and Privacy Statement to help demonstrate its commitment to privacy. This Statement describes Berklee's information gathering and dissemination practices for the Website.

Berklee does not automatically collect any personally identifiable information, such as name, address, or e-mail address, about visitors to the Website. Personally identifiable information about visitors to the Website is collected only when voluntarily submitted. By voluntarily submitting such personal information, the user is consenting to receive e-mails from Berklee from time to time regarding various events or promotions. If, at any time, the user does not wish to receive e-mail from Berklee, the user may send a message to news@berklee.edu requesting the cessation of such e-mail messages. Personal correspondence, such as e-mails or letters, sent to Berklee by user may be collected into a file specific to the user.

Berklee reserves the right to track non-personal information about users of its Website, including without limitation: the URL that the user has come from (whether this URL is on its Website or not), the URL the user goes to next (whether this URL is on its Website or not), the Internet browser being used, the type of operating system used, the user's location and the user's IP address. A user's IP address is used for system administration purposes and to track a user's session, in order to give Berklee an understanding as to which parts of its Website users are visiting. Many sites automatically collect this information. Berklee may use such non-personal information for purposes including but not limited to improving the content of its Website, marketing, advertising or research purposes.

Berklee reserves the right to release current or past user information internally within Berklee. Berklee also reserves the right to release current or past member information to third parties for limited purposes in the event Berklee believes that usage is (i) in violation of this Agreement; (ii) used to commit unlawful acts; and/or (iii) is required to be disclosed to comply with applicable laws or regulations, or with a court or administrative order. Except as stated in this paragraph, Berklee will not share information specific to users with third parties. Berklee is, however, free to disclose aggregate user information to third parties.

Terms of Usage

The text, audio, images, photographs, graphics, descriptions, and other material provided on the Website are collectively referred to as the "Content." You may view and listen to the Content only for personal and non-commercial purposes. Nothing contained on the Website will be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any right to use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, create derivative works, publicly perform, or distribute by any means, method, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any of the Content on or transmitted through the Website for commercial purposes. The use of any Content on any other World Wide Web site is prohibited.

General Compliance with Laws

All users shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding use of the Website.

Links to Other Websites

Berklee generally welcomes links to its Website. You may establish a link to the Website, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your website or its contents by Berklee or by any group or individual related to or affiliated with Berklee. You must obtain Berklee's express written consent in order to use on your website any Content provided on Berklee's Website.

Berklee may include links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users of its Website. Berklee does not necessarily endorse any such websites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through such websites. Users access and use such websites, including information, material, products, and services therein, solely at the users' own risk. Berklee is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Internet sites.

Changes to the Privacy Statement

Berklee may make improvements or changes in the information, services, products, and other materials on www.berklee.edu, or terminate www.berklee.edu, at any time without notice. Berklee may modify this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement.

Disclaimers

Your use and browsing in the Website are at your own risk. Berklee makes no warranties or representations as to the Content and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions therein. Berklee also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Website or your downloading of any materials from the Website.

General

This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section. Berklee's failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive Berklee's right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between Berklee and users of the Website with respect to the subject matter hereof.

Berklee College of Music and Berklee are trademarks of Berklee College of Music. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please visit the Website Technical Help page.