Website Policy and Disclaimer

This website, http://retirement.rutgers.edu, and all content provided through this website, is intended as a service to Rutgers retired faculty and staff members, as a means to advertise programs and activities geared towards Rutgers retirees that facilitate an ongoing relationship between the university and its retirees, and to encourage continued engagement of Rutgers faculty and staff who have officially retired from the university.

Participation and use of this website is governed by the following policies and disclaimers:

 

Limitation of Liability

Though user content submitted to retirement.rutgers.edu is moderated for acceptability, appropriateness, and accuracy, the Rutgers Retired Faculty and Staff Association (RFSA), its designees or the university do not endorse or verify any information linked outside of this website. If content links to a website that does not begin with “retirement.rutgers.edu,” the RFSA does not control nor review the content or operation of that website. The RFSA, its designees and the university guarantee neither the authenticity, accuracy, appropriateness, nor security of any link, website or content linked thereto. The RFSA urges site visitors to exercise all due caution and internet security best practices when accessing any unfamiliar website.

If linked content is determined to be inaccurate, inappropriate or malicious, it will be un-linked from the retirement.rutgers.edu website as soon as is practicable.

Site visitors who opt to participate in advertised events and volunteer opportunities through the retirement.rutgers.edu website do so at their own risk, and agree to hold the RFSA, its designees and the university harmless for any loss or injury suffered as a result or participation.

 

Permissible Use of Web Calendar and Volunteer Opportunities — Acceptable Postings

For the purposes of posting to the online program calendar (http://retirement.rutgers.edu/staying-connected/calendar/) and Rutgers Volunteer Directory (http://retirement.rutgers.edu/staying-connected/volunteer-opportunities/), individuals who are not affiliated with Rutgers may submit content for inclusion in these resources, subject to approval from the RFSA and / or its designees. Regardless of whether content is submitted by Rutgers-affiliated organizations and / or individuals or non-affiliated organizations and / or individuals, the following forms of content shall not be allowed for posting:

  • for-profit business ventures or partnerships;
  • content which promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected category under State and federal non-discrimination laws;
  • content which may compromise the safety and security of the public, or violates or encourages the violation of local ordinance or State and / or federal laws.

Any content which is posted to the website and which is found after publication to meet the above criteria shall be immediately removed from publication, and the individual or organization which submitted the information for publication may have their publication rights suspended or revoked.

The RFSA and its designees exercise final discretion as to whether or not it is appropriate to advertise an event or volunteer opportunity through the retirement.rutgers.edu website. Submission of an event or volunteer opportunity is not a guarantee that content will be included on the website. Inclusion of any content on the retirement.rutgers.edu website does not imply an endorsement on behalf of the RFSA, its designees, or the university.

 

Privacy Notice

Information shared with the RFSA and any such designees shall be treated as confidential and private under the auspices of the Rutgers University “Agreement for Accessing University Information” and all other applicable State and federal laws and university policies pertaining to individual confidentiality and the assumed right to privacy. Information shared through this website will never be shared with any third party without the individual’s express permission. Rutgers University and its employees are committed to protecting web visitors’ privacy, and any attempt to misuse information obtained through the retirement.rutgers.edu website will result in suspension of administrative privileges and appropriate disciplinary action.

 

Promise or Obligation of Benefits

The information contained herein does not constitute a promise or obligation of retirement benefits on behalf of the RFSA, its designees or Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. All such retirement-based benefits and privileges are determined by State and federal law and regulation, university policy, negotiating agreements and the terms and conditions of employment with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. All benefits information communicated through retirement.rutgers.edu is intended for informational purposes only, and in the event that information posted through this website is determined to conflict with established State and federal law and regulation, university policy, negotiation agreements and the terms and conditions of employment with Rutgers, such information will be updated in a timely basis to ensure that correct information is published to retired faculty and staff members.

 

RFSA Newsletter Blog

Whenever practicable, content submitted to the RFSA Newsletter Blog will be fact-checked for accuracy and copy-edited for spelling and grammar. All rights and privileges of republication remain with the content’s initial author(s), and the RFSA and its designees make no claim to the contrary. Submission of newsletter content does not guarantee publication. The RFSA and its designees exercise final discretion as to whether or not it is appropriate to publish or re-publish content through the Newsletter Blog. Inclusion of content on the RFSA Newsletter Blog does not imply any endorsement on behalf of the RFSA, its designees, or the university.

 

Updates to Website Policy and Disclaimer

The retirement.rutgers.edu website policies and disclaimers shall be updated from time to time, as determined by the RFSA, to accurately reflect the mission and vision of the website to serve retired faculty and staff members from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.