The following are some general operating guidelines to cover any legal “loose ends” on WolfpackWorld.com and to establish a few important disclaimers.
Independent Blog Status
WolfpackWorld.com is an independent blog with absolutely no official connection to North Carolina State University at Raleigh or any entity within the university proper. Many contributors have current or former official capacities within the university, but their actions on this site do not constitute in any way, shape, or form an official opinion, report, disclosure, or release from North Carolina State University.
No assumption should be made that anything on this site is connected to any official organization within NC State.
User Behavior and Right to Deny Service
WolfpackWorld.com reserves the rights to deny any user service via user name, e-mail, or IP banning or ‘black listing’ in the interest of preserving a high quality and respectful exchange of ideas and opinions.
User, Writer, and Owner Anonymity
WolfpackWorld.com is a site where individuals can freely express their opinions, concerns, compliments, and suggestions about the NC State community openly and without fear of social reprisal. As such, it is against WolfpackWorld.com policy to disclose any contact information of any user, writer, or owner to anyone without the user, writer, or owner of interest’s permission.
If you believe you have cause to identify an individual, please contact us via the feedback page and include (a) who you would like to contact and (b) why you need to contact them.
Fair Use of Materials
It is the opinion of the owners and writers of WolfpackWorld.com that any images, quotes, or articles linked constitute “fair use” by virtue that they are not directly being used to promote WolfpackWorld.com and are not directly generating revenue.
Examples of fair use include commentary, criticism, news reporting, research, teaching, library archiving and scholarship. (Wikipedia)
If you suspect that any material is being inappropriately used or should include additional citations, please notify us via our feedback page.
Name, Logo, and Disclaimer Regarding NCSU Trademarks
Themed content including the name WolfpackWorld (one word) and WolfpackWorld.com and the WolfpackWorld logo is material created by the webmaster and is not knowingly taken from any copyrighted sources. The name “WolfpackWorld” is not a trademarked name under university policy and the owners of WolfpackWorld.com do not wish to infringe on any proprietary information from NC State. (A list of North Carolina State University’s trademarked material can be found here.)
If it is believed that there is a conflict with university policies, please contact us via the feedback page including (a) what you believe may be trademarked or copyrighted material and (b) a reference to indicate why you believe material to be proprietary.