Legal/Disclaimer

Copyright Notice

No part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise without the prior, written consent of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

General Disclaimer

This website contains links to URLs not affiliated with Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. When you link to the website of a third-party, you leave our website and are no longer subject to our privacy policy. The existence of links to third-party websites is not nor should be construed as an endorsement of these sites or their content by Southwest Tech. We assume responsibility neither for the content of third-party websites or your reliance thereon nor for the legal notices or privacy practices of third-party websites.

Legal Disclaimer for Accessing Student Records and Grades Online

Each User (e.g., Southwest Tech staff member, student or faculty member) is advised that access to student records and grades is governed by federal law. The Family Educational Reporting and Privacy Act (FERPA) requires a student to furnish written consent before his or her records can be released to anyone other than the student to whom the records pertain unless a clear statutory exemption for release of the records exist or the person requesting the records has a legally recognized need to know. Questions regarding the applicability of FERPA should be addressed to the User's supervisor or to Southwest Tech's director of administrative services.
The User shall not read, browse, modify or delete records from another's data or program without proper authority. Public access to computer screens must be avoided.

Access codes, passwords and personal identification numbers must be kept confidential. Users are expected to use appropriate safety measures in regard to records access. Inappropriate conduct includes but is not limited to showing a password to another person, displaying the password in public view and installing a password as a macro function.

Users are subject to disciplinary action and/or civil sanctions for violating records privacy.