Thank you for visiting the official website of the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government. The Ateneo de Manila – School of Government, is owned and operated by the The Ateneo de Manila University, referred to as ADMU. It is provided as a service to the students, faculty, staff and administrators of the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government. By using the whole website or parts of it through accessing information, materials, and data contained within the website, the user hereby agrees to accept the following terms and conditions contained in this User Level Service Agreement.
In visiting the Website, the user agrees not to use it and/or any of its contents for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate any of the terms and conditions stated in this agreement.
Intellectual Property Policy
All materials contained in the Website, including, but not limited to, the site design, news articles, directories, photographic images, and the Ateneo de Manila University logos are protected by copyright laws. Unless otherwise specified, all contents in the website are copyrighted property of the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Information and Usage of Data
The contents of this Website are provided for information purposes only. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government does not accept any liability to any person for the direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use or misuse of any information provided in this Website. The user shall have sole responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the Website's contents.
If the information on the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government official printed documents differs from the information contained on the Website, the information on the University’s official printed documents will take precedence.
The information posted on the Website may be quoted or reproduced in whole or in part provided that Ateneo de Manila – School of Government is duly informed and/or credited. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing, or creating derivative works for commercial purposes without the express or written consent of Ateneo de Manila – School of Government.
Although the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government tries to ensure broken links do not exist, links to other Internet sites may have changed. If you encounter broken links, please report immediately to the website administrator for proper action.
The user does not have to give personal information in viewing the contents of this Website and downloading forms and publications. No personal information about the user is collected unless s/he chooses to provide it, or required by a specific university office to authenticate the user, and facilitate its transaction. If the user voluntarily provides personal information, the information may be used to either (a) transact business with the user or (b) conduct statistical analyses of user activities to measure user interest on the information provided in the Website and how Ateneo de Manila – School of Government provides it. In both cases, the user's personal information is never divulged to any third party and will solely be used for official Ateneo de Manila – School of Government activity as stated above.
However, the Website may collect and store standard, non-personal information as the user browses through the Website's contents, reads pages, or downloads forms and other data.
Linkages with the Website
The Website contains hyperlinks to external websites not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government. These links are provided for the user's reference and convenience only. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government is not responsible for the contents of those websites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those websites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such linked websites are entirely the user's voluntary choice and responsibility.
These external websites and their references to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise, do not constitute or imply endorsement, association, recommendation, or favoring by the Website and the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government.
All the hyperlinked sites shown in the Website have passed through a predetermined screening process before being allowed to be posted in the Website.
In general, other websites may link to this Website with prior acknowledgment and approval from Ateneo de Manila – School of Government. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government must be explicitly identified and duly credited as the source of information displayed. Furthermore, the contents of the Website must be presented in the host site without any alterations. For details in creating linkages, contact the website administrator.
Intrusion Detection and Security
If you use this system or Website, you should understand that all activities may be monitored and recorded. Anyone using this system or Site expressly consents to such monitoring. This serves as a WARNING that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence or information of criminal or suspicious activity, monitoring records may be provided to law enforcement officials without any prior oral or written notice to the suspected user.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, Ateneo de Manila – School of Government makes no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government only uses raw monitoring data for logs to determine usage trends and diagnose system or Website problems.
As a condition of the Website use, the user and/or anyone linking to it agrees to indemnify the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees and court costs) and damages arising out of claims, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach of the terms and conditions stated in this agreement.
Violation of any of the terms and conditions stated in this agreement, misuse and/or abuse of the Website or any of its contents, and/or misrepresentation in any form, may subject the user to the corresponding administrative, civil and/or criminal liability under applicable laws.
Questions, Suggestions, Comments
In the interest of improving the delivery of service through the Web, Ateneo de Manila – School of Government reserves the right to update or modify the Website and/or its contents without prior notice.
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, the Ateneo de Manila – School of Government grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this site and the materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.
Ateneo de Manila – School of Government authorizes you to view and download the information at this Web site only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and copies of the Materials and is subject to the following restrictions: 1) you must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; 2) you may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; and 3) you must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials.
Third Party Sites
As a convenience to you, Ateneo de Manila – School of Government may provide, on this Site, links to Web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon. Links do not imply that Ateneo de Manila – School of Government, is affiliated or associated with it.
Limitations of Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL Ateneo de Manila – School of Government BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF Ateneo de Manila – School of Government IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Ateneo de Manila – School of Government reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Agreement are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Ateneo de Manila – School of Government may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. Ateneo de Manila – School of Government may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials.