Consistent with the
East Carolina University Web Content Policy, the authors of Official University Web Pages and Unofficial Pages represent East Carolina University in that all aspects of these pages comply with applicable state and federal law (including, but not limited to copyright, patent and trademark), ECU policy, and the policy of the University of North Carolina. East Carolina University reserves the right to modify and/or delete Web pages/Web content without notice. Basis for such modification/deletion includes, but is not necessarily limited to:
IT resource use concerns;
IT security concerns;
The Web page and/or its content is in violation of law or university policy
ECU requires web authors of both official and unofficial faculty and staff websites at ecu.edu to comply with accessibility requirements mandated by federal and state law. Accordingly, the university has adopted Web Accessibility Standards based on the Section 508 and W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. By adhering to these guidelines, ECU web resources will be accessible to persons with disabilities, where feasible, or a reasonable accommodation will be offered to qualified persons such as providing alternative formats or auxiliary aids and/or making adjustments.
It is the responsibility of all parties storing materials on websites with an ECU domain address to ensure that such material is lawfully used and does not violate applicable
ECU computer policies. Website owners are responsible for all content in their directory/subsites and any subdirectories/subsites including:
freshness of content
appropriateness of content
password protection of content, where applicable
approval of the access or storage of any data considered sensitive and the encryption of sensitive data
removal of old content
The administrators' group must not be modified or removed from the Web directory permissions. If the administrators' group is removed, server administrators will automatically return the permissions to full control and remove individual permissions. Full administrator control for the administrators' group is necessary to execute application security software.
Only content/files related to the website should be stored in Web space.
Data collection forms require input validation.
Sensitive data is not to be stored on the Web server in any format UNLESS you have explicit permission from IT Security.
Sensitive data is not to be collected without permission from IT Security. If sensitive data needs to be collected, users need to contact IT Security for information on available resources and best practices.