Terms and Conditions of Use & Disclaimer

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before using this site. By using this site and all other Ohlone Community College District websites, referred to as "these sites", "this site", "these websites", "this website", or "the website", you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site. These sites are owned and operated by the Ohlone Community College District (referred to as "Ohlone College," "Ohlone," "College,", "District", "we," "us," or "our" herein). We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of these sites following the posting of changes to these terms (including the Ohlone College Web Policy) will mean you accept those changes.

The Ohlone Community College District has made every reasonable effort to determine that everything stated on its websites is accurate. Classes and programs offered, together with other matters combined herein, are subject to change without notice by the administration of the Ohlone Community College District for reasons related to student enrollment, level of financial support, or for any reasons at the discretion of the District and the College. Local or state mandated fees may be imposed or increased at any time.

Official and Unofficial Websites

The Official Ohlone College website includes all Division, Department, Program, Committee, and Administrative web pages hosted on web servers in the Ohlone College domain (ohlone.edu). For specialized purposes, third-party web services not located on the Ohlone College web servers may be used to offer official Ohlone College content (for example: social networking websites, photo websites, blogs, wikis, maps, calendars).

Unofficial websites and web pages include course-related and College-related pages of Faculty, Staff, Student Club, Union, or Other Group websites whether hosted on the Ohlone College domain (ohlone.edu) web servers or on another domain.

Unofficial websites do not represent Ohlone College in any way. Any content contained on or accessible from unofficial websites does not reflect the views of Ohlone College. Ohlone College does not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of unofficial web pages or of any material accessible from unofficial web pages.

Public Forums

Ohlone College may make social networking websites, blogs, wikis, online forums, message boards, chat rooms, news groups, and/or other online technologies available to its users.

Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Ohlone College Regulations and Policies

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Your personal information will not be sold. Your personal information will not be shared with unaffiliated third parties except as necessary to maintain and process client accounts or when the law requires it.

Ohlone College has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Ohlone College websites.

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our websites. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.

Our site's College registration forms require users to give us contact information (like their name and email address), unique identifiers (like their Student ID Number), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their ZIP code or age).

The user's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary.

Financial information that is collected is used to check the users' qualifications for College registration and to bill the user for classes. Unique identifiers (such as Student ID Numbers) are collected to verify the user's identity. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site to help us determine future requirements for Ohlone's websites.

This site contains links to other sites. Ohlone College is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

To Remove Your Email Address from Our Student Enrollment Database

Ohlone College respects your privacy. Your email address is part of your official record. We highly recommend that if you are currently enrolled, do not remove your email address from our database as this is the main way Ohlone College communicates with students.

If you prefer to opt out of email from Ohlone College, please do so through WebAdvisor. Select the "My Contact Info & Email Change" link to remove your email address from our database. By removing your email address, you will not receive any email from the College regarding registration, special class offerings, student orientation, etc.

You may reverse this action at any time by putting your email address back into our database through WebAdvisor.

To Remove Your Email Address from Other Ohlone College Mailing Lists

A number of sources may be sending you email messages—it could be a student organization, an individual department or program, the performing arts venue, or other group at Ohlone, and all of them might be operating from separate databases or mailing lists.

You can contact the group sending the email message. Or, you can use your email software to block certain email messages and send them to a junk folder. Refer to help information for your email software or search the Internet for assistance.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Ohlone College, unless noted otherwise. No material from any Official Ohlone College website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Ohlone College's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Ohlone College must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that an Ohlone College website is infringing its copyright. Ohlone College has designated the following agent:

(Vacant)
Associate Vice President
Information Technology Department
Ohlone College
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539-5847
(510) 672-7399

Endorsements

Ohlone College websites have links to many third party information providers who are not affiliated with the College. Ohlone College does not endorse any of these sites, nor the information or merchandise contained or offered by these sites. Ohlone College cannot make any warranties as to the accuracy, reliability or security of any information you might be requested to give any third party and, in no event shall the College be liable for any damages whatsoever.

Accessibility

Please review our Accessibility Statement.

Disclaimer

Ohlone College provides the information on its websites as a public service, with the understanding that the College strives to achieve the highest standards in content accuracy on its websites. Ohlone College makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of its websites. Errors or omissions should be reported to the Ohlone College Web Designer at webteam@ohlone.edu.

Those responsible for preparation of the catalog, the class schedule, and all other public announcements make every effort to ensure that the information presented is current and correct. The content of Ohlone College websites is subject to change and the College cannot guarantee its accuracy or currency. The College reserves the right to make changes to the information on College websites without notice.

Ohlone College reserves the right to add, amend, or repeal any and all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures at any time without notice. Ohlone College reserves the right to make changes in schedules, degree and certificate requirements, policies, regulations, syllabuses, and other information without notice. While every attempt will be made to ensure that information on College websites is accurate, it should be treated as only a guide. Ohlone College assumes no responsibility for program changes or publication errors beyond its control in electronic, online, or print materials.

The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Ohlone College disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Ohlone College does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Ohlone College does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Ohlone College) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. Limitation of liability under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Ohlone College be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if Ohlone College or an Ohlone College authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Ohlone College's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.