Terms of Service

The information below provides an outline of the rules for the use of RCGV’s website. For more information, read our privacy policy. 

Welcome to RCGV!

The Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence (RCGV) provides a collaborative, multi-disciplinary vehicle for Michigan State University faculty and students to engage in social action research that influences significant local, state, national and international practice and policy related to gender-based violence. The following terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Michigan Victim Advocacy Network’s website.

By accessing and using this website, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this agreement in full. Do not continue to use the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence’s website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page. If you have been instructed by a third-party to participate in our website and/or have questions or concerns about our terms and conditions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at RCGVCommunity@gmail.com

COokies

By using the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence’s website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence’s privacy policy. You can read more about cookies, data collection, and privacy in our Privacy Policy

Intellectual Property Rights and License

All content on rcgv.msu.edu, unless otherwise stated, is the property of rcgv.msu.edu or its content suppliers and is protected by intellectual property laws. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from http://www.rcgv.msu.edu for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  1. Republish material from https://rcgv.msu.edu/ without permission
  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://rcgv.msu.edu/
  3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy restricted* material from https://rcgv.msu.edu/
  4. Redistribute restricted* material from the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence to anyone who does not have written authorization from the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence to review such materials.

*Certain pages of our website, and the content held on within it, are subject to individualized authorization. Individuals can gain authorization to these pages via registration on rcgv.msu.edu. Restricted materials in this instance refers to any/all information not accessible to a user without an authorized registration to rcgv.msu.edu.

Hyperlinking to our content

The following organizations may link to our Web site without prior written approval: Government agencies; Search engines; News organizations.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site, and (d) does not require a valid user registration to access it.

We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from other organizations. We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our organization; (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are among the organizations interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to RCGVCommunity@gmail.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow two weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:

1. By use of our corporate name; or
2. By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
3. By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

iframes

Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.

Reservation of rights

We reserve the right at any time and in our sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website

Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.

content liability

RCGV strives to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information available. However, we cannot promise that Michigan.gov or any content, service, or feature of the website will be error-free or uninterrupted. Information is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.

The information posted on the RCGV website includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. RCGV provides these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are subject to the privacy, copyright, security, and information quality policies of that website

Children's online privacy protection act

Individuals under the age of 13 are not eligible to use services that require submission of personal information and should not submit any personal information to Michigangov. This includes submitting personal information to Michigan.gov as part of a user profile or personalization profile. If you are an individual under the age of 13, you may use these services only if used with your parent or legal guardian.

Registration

By registering for an account on rcgv.msu.edu, you consent to:

  1. Abide by the terms and conditions as stated in this notice
  2. Receive emails from RCGVCommunity@gmail.com. You may unsubscribe to these emails by following the instructions contained in the email, or by contacting us directly.
  3. Having your information published privately in RCGV’s members-only directory. Should you wish to remove yourself from the membership directory, you may opt-out using the feature found in your individual profile settings. The Information shared in the basic membership directory listing is: name, university, department, degree, and type of victimization studied. Additional, optional categories include email address and work phone number.

Termination

Termination of registration and deletion of all profile data can be accomplished through MiVAN’s Contact Form. A user may select the option to “Delete Account” from the drop-down menu on the contact form and submit the form, at which point a representative from MiVAN.org will reach out to assist with the deletion and/or transference of any account information.

MiVAN reserves the right to terminate membership for any user violating any of the above stated terms of service, harassment, or other reasons.

If you have any questions regarding any of our terms, please contact us at admin@mivan.org.

We may amend these terms and policies from time to time.

 

 

COntact information

Contact us via email at: RCGVCommunity@gmail.com

Direct physical mail to:

Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence

316 Physics Rd Room 39B

East Lansing, Michigan 48824-5604

 

 

Last Updated September 7, 2020