Security and Privacy

 

Welcome to the Thunderbird Web Site (the “T-bird Web Site”). Please review the following terms and conditions concerning your use of the T-bird Web Site. By accessing, using or downloading any materials from the T-bird Web Site, you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use this T-bird Web Site.

Copyright

Copyright 2012, Thunderbird School of Global Management (“Thunderbird”). All rights reserved. No portion of the T-bird Web Site may be reproduced or retransmitted in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from Thunderbird.

Thunderbird respects the intellectual property rights of others, and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Thunderbird has designated an agent to receive notifications of alleged copyright infringement associated with the T-BIRD Web Site. Thunderbird will, upon receiving proper notice, act to remove or disable access to any such material as set forth in the DMCA. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, please notify us.

Trade-Marks

Thunderbird, My Thunderbird and possibly other trademarks displayed on the T-bird Web Site are owned by Thunderbird. The names of companies and products mentioned in the T-bird Web Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Notice Specific To Software Available on the T-bird Web Site

Any software or other materials that is made available to download through the T-bird Web Site (the “Software”) is the copyrighted work of Thunderbird and/or its affiliates and/or suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (the “License Agreement”). The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and criminal penalties.

Disclaimers

The contents of the T-bird Web Site are subject to periodic change without notice from Thunderbird. The contents of the T-bird Web Site are provided “as is” and Thunderbird makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the T-bird Web Site, content, accuracy, capability, functioning, completeness, materials or products, referred to by or on the T-bird Web Site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Thunderbird disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Thunderbird specifically disclaims any warranties or representations that the T-bird Web Site or any information and/or contents of the T-bird Web Site will meet any of the user’s particular needs or requirements or that the T-bird Web Site or the contents of the T-bird Web Site will be error-free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. Thunderbird will not be liable to any party for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, punitive, special and/or consequential damages, arising from any use or inaccessibility of the T-bird Web Site or of any other hyper linked T-bird Web Site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, infringement, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if Thunderbird has expressly been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Thunderbird shall not be liable for the disclosure of any information or content that you provide, and you are cautioned to consider the possible disclosure of any information that you provide prior to utilizing the service. You agree that any information obtained is at your own risk and you agree to indemnify, and hold harmless, Thunderbird, and it’s employees from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, resulting directly or indirectly from your use, including infringement of third party intellectual property rights and other rights.

Rules For Online Conduct

All applicable laws must be adhered to when using the T-bird Web Site. Because Thunderbird is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use the T-bird Web Site for organized partisan political activities. You will not access or attempt to access any other user’s account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the T-bird Web Site. You further agree that you will not post, or provide links to, any of the following content anywhere on the T-bird Web Site or on any other Thunderbird computing resources:

  • Material that defames or threatens others
  • Statements that are bigoted, hateful or racially offensive
  • Material that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • Copyrighted or other proprietary material used without permission
  • Material that contains vulgar or obscene language or images
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation.

Links to Third Party Sites

This T-bird Web Site may contain links to third party T-bird Web Sites. Thunderbird has not necessarily reviewed these third party sites. Thunderbird is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the contents or use of these third party T-bird Web Sites, including those that may reference Thunderbird or include a Thunderbird logo. Thunderbird is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Thunderbird of the linked T-bird Web Site. It is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses or other items of a destructive nature.

Non-Commercial Use Only

The T-bird Web Site is made available only for the personal, non-commercial use of individual users. Users may not modify, copy, distribute, frame, deep link, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from the Site without the express written consent of Thunderbird, in its sole discretion.

In consideration for your use of the T-bird Web Site, you agree to provide true, current, accurate, and complete information about yourself as requested during the registration process, and to update such information as may be necessary to keep it true, current, accurate, and complete.

You agree that you will use the T-bird Web Site in a manner that complies with all applicable laws, and you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any content that you upload, download, transmit or otherwise process using the T-bird Web Site. 

You agree not to:

  1. transmit via the T-bird Web Site any data, text, video, audio, T-bird Web Site, or other content that is critical of Thunderbird, offensive, obscene, pornographic, inflammatory, harassing, threatening, tortuous, invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, hateful, defamatory, harmful to minors, or is otherwise objectionable;
  2. transmit via the T-bird Web Site any content that infringes any third party rights, including patent, trademark, copyright, rights of publicity, moral rights, or other intellectual property right;
  3. transmit any content that violates any applicable local, state, national, or international law that could give rise to civil or criminal liability;
  4. transmit any unsolicited promotional content, advertising materials, “spam,” chain-letters, or other such solicitation;
  5. use the T-bird Web Site to publicly broadcast, transmit, or display content for “pay-per-download” or other commercial purposes;
  6. use the T-bird Web Site to transmit content which includes a virus, worm, Trojan-horse, sniffer, or other code designed to acquire information about other users or disrupt the functionality or availability of any computer program, database, the Service or any other Internet host; or
  7. disguise your identity by spoofing, forging headers, using third-party relayers, or otherwise obscuring the origin of transmitted content, including impersonating another person or entity.

PRIVACY POLICY

Thunderbird School of Global Management (“Thunderbird”) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site: t-bird.edu (the “T-bird Web Site”) including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. Thunderbird reserves the right to append or otherwise modify this privacy statement at any time, so please re-visit this page occasionally to check for updates.

Links to Other Sites

The T-bird Web Site contains links to other sites. Thunderbird is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party web sites.

Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission can ever be 100% secure. While we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the personal information that you transmit. You transmit such information at your own risk. Once we receive such information, we will use our best efforts to maintain security on our system.

Public Forums

This site may contain chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and Thunderbird is not responsible for any results of the disclosures, so we discourage disclosure of personal information. Nor should you disclose any information about your employer if there is any chance the information might be proprietary or confidential information of your employer. Thunderbird encourages users to respect the privacy of other individuals on the site.

Information Usage

Information gathered on the site will be used only by Thunderbird, and its internal departments or partners. We use the information we collect to help us better plan our T-bird Web Site to meet your Internet needs or for marketing purposes, and may result in follow-up communications.

Contacting the Thunderbird Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the T-bird Web Site, you can contact:

Thunderbird School of Global Management
1 Global Place
Glendale, Arizona 85306