CCL Community Terms of Service

Overview

Welcome to Career Connect Oregon! These terms of service are designed to provide clear guidelines for the use of the CCL Community. By accessing this website, you are acknowledging and accepting these terms of service. Your continued use of Career Connect Oregon indicates your agreement with all the provisions outlined herein. Should you disagree with any of these terms, please refrain from using the Career Connect Oregon platform.

License and Acceptable Use

Career Connect Oregon and/or its licensors hold the intellectual property rights for all material featured on Career Connect Oregon. These rights are reserved to protect the integrity of the platform's content. Users are granted access to this material for educational use only, subject to the restrictions delineated within these terms of service. Any unauthorized redistribution, reproduction, or commercial use of content from Career Connect Oregon is strictly prohibited.

Hyperlinking to our Content

Certain organizations, including government agencies, search engines, news organizations, and online directory distributors, may link to our website without requiring prior written approval. However, such links must be transparent and should not falsely imply sponsorship or endorsement by Career Connect Oregon. Other organizations interested in linking to our website are welcome to request permission to do so. We retain the right to request the removal of any links to our website and may amend our linking policy as necessary.

Keeping Content School-Appropriate

At Career Connect Oregon, we are deeply committed to maintaining a professional and respectful learning environment that is focused on and supports career development and technical skills. By registering an account with your organization’s email address, you pledge to continue following your organization’s ethical and communication guidelines as well as the terms of community membership. Our content standards are aligned with the legal and ethical standards outlined by the Oregon Department of Education, the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practice Commission and Federal privacy laws. In accordance with these regulations, Career Connect Oregon prohibits content that is religious or politically charged, including any solicitation or promotion related to these themes. All Career Connect Oregon Community standards are in adherence to:

Oregon TSPC Code of Ethical Conduct

Oregon Department of Education Equity & Civil Rights Guidelines

  • Including Title IX, Section 504, ADA and CTE Civil Rights.

Oregon Department of Education Acceptable Use of State Information Assets

  • Especially II. Professional Conduct; Personal Solicitation

Oregon Department of Education Educational Technology Policy

– Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and Oregon Student Information Protection Act (OSIPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), protecting the confidentiality and integrity of personal and educational data.

Our moderators regulate platform activity to ensure compliance with these guidelines. Violations may lead to corrective actions such as warnings, temporary revocation of access or content removal. Our approach aims to guide members towards positive contributions and adherence to community standards.

Upon identifying any breach of our content policy, our moderators engage directly with the involved member, offering guidance to rectify the issue. This approach fosters a supportive atmosphere, encouraging members to take part in maintaining the platform’s integrity.

At Career Connect Oregon, we are committed to facilitating positive discussions and constructive interactions among our users. While we acknowledge that challenges may exist within the landscape of education in Oregon, we are dedicated to doing our best to support and empower all members of our community. Through collaboration and mutual respect, we can work together to overcome obstacles and create opportunities for growth and success.

Career Connect Oregon is dedicated to navigating the educational challenges in Oregon and supporting each community member. By joining, you agree to uphold these standards, fostering an environment of respect, collaboration and mutual growth.

Disclaimer

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, Career Connect Oregon cannot guarantee the correctness, completeness, or accuracy of all content on this website. Furthermore, we do not guarantee the continuous availability of the website or its materials. By accessing Career Connect Oregon, users acknowledge that the platform and its contents are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Career Connect Oregon disclaims all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to the use of this website.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These terms of service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon. By using Career Connect Oregon, users submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Oregon for the resolution of any disputes that may arise.

Privacy

Your use of Career Connect Oregon is subject to our Privacy Policy, which outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of user information. We encourage all users to review our Privacy Policy to understand how we protect your privacy while using our platform.

Changes to Terms

Career Connect Oregon reserves the right to modify or replace these terms at any time, at our sole discretion. In the event of a material revision, we will make reasonable efforts to provide users with at least 30 days' notice before the new terms take effect. Continued use of Career Connect Oregon following the implementation of revised terms constitutes acceptance of those terms.

Contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these terms of service, please do not hesitate to contact us at hello@careerconnectoregon.org. We value your feedback and are committed to ensuring that Career Connect Oregon remains a valuable resource for all users.

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