Copyright and Acceptable Use

All text, logos, and information contained on The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) website are the intellectual property of AIGC, which gives the AIGC exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, perform, display, or license a given work. Whether or not a website includes a statement about copyright, the U.S. copyright act provides protection for such works, and they may not be used or reproduced without permission.

Logos, Designs, and Trademarks

Unless otherwise indicated, all service marks, trademarks, trade names and copyrights appearing on this site are owned or licensed by AIGC including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, renderings and photographic images.

Service marks, trademarks, trade names, logos, or copyrighted materials from this site may not be used for any commercial purpose without written permission from AIGC. To apply for permission to use AIGC branding, please contact AIGC at web@aigcs.org.

AIGC Brand Guide

The AIGC Brand Guide defines our standards and best practices and establishes the basis for effective communication. It was created as an “operating manual,” detailing specific rules and usages to serve as guidelines for online, print, publications and advertising.

Privacy Policy

AIGC is committed to preserving and maintaining the privacy of visitors to its website.

When you visit the AIGC website, your visit is anonymous, without tracking of any individual name or other identifiable mark.

Like most websites, we collect aggregate user data to understand patterns and improve the website experience.

When Information Is Collected

We collect information from you when you register an account, fill out a form to request information, “opt-in” for participation in a service, communicate with us via third party social media sites, complete an application or survey, or engage with other site features. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, photos, videos, audio recordings and other information you choose to provide.

What Information Is Collected

Your visit remains anonymous until you knowingly identify yourself. When you request services, personally-identifiable information required to fulfill the request may include your name, address, phone number, email, etc.

How Information Is Used

We use the information we collect from you to fulfill requests, personalize user experience, and/or improve our website for your benefit.

Third Parties

Other than those involved in enabling services, we will not make any of your personally-identifiable information available to anyone at any time for any purpose. Specifically, we never sell any information to third party companies for marketing, sales, email, or solicitations of any kind.

Please see the Disclosure section for additional information.

Donations through BlackBaud

All donations to AIGC are handled through Blackbaud: to learn more, visit BlackBaud Privacy Policy.

Children’s Privacy

The American Indian Graduate Center does not knowingly collect or maintain any personal information from children under the age of 13. Additionally, no part of our site is designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13.

Resources and Links

We may provide links to outside websites for related information, whether we have formal affiliations with them or not. These websites are governed solely by their respective terms and privacy policies.

If you have any feedback about any such site, including concerns about how your personal information may have been used, please contact AIGC at web@aigcs.org.

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your computer through your browser with information about your use of the site. Cookies help improve the experience for returning visitors by recognizing them and providing a more personalized experience, and by providing aggregate data about site traffic and patterns we can use to offer new features and functionality in the future. We may also use cookies in the process of displaying relevant advertising, including retargeted advertising. Cookies may be associated with other data and profiled anonymously to ascertain visitors’ likely demographics like gender and age (not your individual demographics).

In addition, you may have encountered third party cookies along the path to finding our website. For example, Google may use cookies to track click behavior from its search results. In such cases, cookie use and privacy are governed solely by the terms and policies of the third party.

Your browser has settings that control the use of cookies on your computer. Each browser is a little different; consult your “Help” menu for specific instructions to modify your cookie settings. If you turn off cookies, some features on our site may not work; we recommend having cookies turned on. In addition, add-ons are available for some browsers (including Google Chrome) to control handling of individual users’ cookies.

You may opt out of all Google advertising by visiting this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Email

We periodically email people who have opted in.  You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button on any email.

If an instance presents itself involving important news that in our view the bulk of people would reasonably want to receive promptly (for example a breach of data security), such notification may be provided by email even if you have not opted in or have unsubscribed.

Social media and video sites

If you choose to share our digital content with friends through social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, or to watch a video posted to a third-party media site (such as YouTube), you may be sent cookies from these third-party websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Disclosure

We may disclose any personally-identifiable information you provide under the following circumstances:

  1. If instructed, or reasonably believed required, by an authority to comply with any law, regulation, governmental request, or judicial or legislative process;
  2. If such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate this website, to process any requests you make, or to conduct any services or promotions in which you participate;
  3. To protect the rights and property of the American Indian Graduate Center, its administrators, community members, sponsors, or affiliates, including the right to limit fraud and misconduct in cases where it is reasonably suspected.

Your Consent to This Privacy Policy

By using our website, you signify that you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Policy as posted in this area of the web site. If you do not agree with any term in this Policy, please do not provide any Personal Information on this site. If you do not provide Personal Information on this site you may not be able to do certain things, like access particular areas of the site, request certain types of information, or send us email.

Changes

We may change the terms of this privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be reflected on this page and considered in effect upon posting.

About this Site

The main AIGC website is produced and maintained by web@aigcs.org.