Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use

The ITaP Teaching & Learning blog, Reflections on Teaching, exists to support the educational mission of the Purdue University community.  It is meant to foster discussion and exploration of technology use in support of teaching and learning.  Participation in this blog is made available to any current faculty, student, or staff member of Purdue and is subject to the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) contained herein. By accessing or contributing to this or any blogs at www.purdue.edu/learning/blog , and in consideration for the Services we provide to you, you agree to abide by these Terms.


Use of the blog is subject to all applicable Purdue University policies and local, state, and federal law. Applicable Purdue policies include but are not limited to:

Information Technology IT Resource Acceptable Use Policy (VII. A. 2)

Intellectual Property Policy

Web Accessibility Policy

Disclosure of University Records in Connection with the “Access to Public Records” Act and in Response to Third-Party Subpoenas (VIII. A. 3)

Terms of Use

Viewing content of any blog hosted at www.purdue.edu/learning/blog is done at the user’s discretion.

Purdue (ITaP) does not moderate content prior to publishing and you should use discretion in deciding what to view.  In addition, Purdue (ITaP) in no way warrants the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained within  www.purdue.edu/learning/blog .

All content posted to www.purdue.edu/learning/blog is the sole responsibility of the individual who originally posted the content. You understand, also, that all opinions expressed by users of this site are expressed strictly in their individual capacities, and not as representatives of Purdue (ITaP).

You agree that Purdue (ITaP) will not be liable, under any circumstances and in any way, for any errors or omissions, loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of use of any content posted on this site. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.

External Content

Links to external content are not the responsibility of Purdue (ITaP), but of the vendor administering the external site.  Therefore, when you chose to select a link to an outside website, you are leaving www.purdue.edu/learning/blog and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners of the outside website. We can/do not
guarantee the privacy of any external link. Purdue (ITaP) in no way warrants the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked Website. We do not a) guarantee transitions from external links or b) that outside links are compatible with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act.

Public Nature of Submitted Content

The goal of blogging is to reach a public audience. Please be aware that any information that you submit to this blog, including personally identifiable information, may be publicly displayed on sites hosted at www.purdue.edu/learning/blog or on websites not within our control. If you don’t want others to see such information, don’t submit it.

Default Creative Commons Public License
Any and all works of authorship copyrightable by you and posted by you to any blog (“Content”) are submitted under the terms of an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Public License. Under this license, you permit anyone to copy, distribute, display and perform your Content, royalty-free, on the condition that they credit your authorship each time they do so. You also permit others to distribute derivative works of your Content, but only if they do so under the same Attribution-ShareAlike license that governs your original Content.


Please read the full text of the Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons Public License.

Amongst other things, this license permits RSS aggregators to copy, distribute, display and perform any Content you post on the blog.  All Content on the blog is syndicated for RSS aggregation.

Terms of Conduct for Blog Participants


1. You warrant that you will not breach any third party’s intellectual property rights. If you do post third party material then you must provide appropriate attribution.

2. You must not impersonate any other person or represent that any content posted by you is endorsed by Purdue.

3. You must not post any material that:

  • Is illegal, objectionable, defamatory, offensive or threatening.
  • Promotes hate or discriminates against anyone on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a veteran.
  • Invades the privacy of any person.

4.  Purdue reserves the right to remove any content, or to refuse to accept, distribute or display content, at its absolute discretion.
5. Purdue reserves the right to suspend participation in the blog of any users who violate these terms.