What is the web development disclaimer?


Information available on the George Mason University web site is provided by a diverse population of people and organizations. Although we strive to keep our web information accurate and timely, we cannot always guarantee that it will be so. The university shall not be held responsible for errors or omissions in information provided via the website, nor does the information provided serve to create a contract between the university and any viewer of the information. Visitors to the university site are responsible for contacting the appropriate university office to verify information and should not rely wholly on the information contained within the site.

The university is not responsible for information, including photographic images, published on or accessible through personal web pages, including personal home pages (mason.gmu.edu). Personal web pages, created and maintained by employees, students, or university-recognized student groups, are the sole responsibility of the person or student group identified by the account. The university does not monitor the contents of these personal Web pages. The individual creating or maintaining personal web pages may be held criminally or civilly liable for the materials posted on the web site. For example, an individual who posts obscene material may be subject to criminal prosecution, and an individual who posts copyrighted material might be liable to the owner of the copyrighted material under copyright law.

Personal web pages contain the personal expression of their creators. The contents, including link identifiers, of these pages include academic subjects, hobbies, religion, art, and politics, as well as materials that some viewers may find offensive. Neither the contents nor the link identifiers are reviewed or endorsed by the university. If you feel you might be offended by material following a link identifier or material on the page itself, you should not continue.

The university will investigate all complaints involving personal web pages and will remove or block material or links to material that violate federal or state law or university policy.