and all affiliated Web domains are products of The Center for 21st
Century Skills @ Education
Web site has been established to share and distribute digital media
and film that has been produced within Connecticut schools.
This is an educational
site that is managed and produced by educators. All user-generated content
will be reviewed and made public only if deemed appropriate.
This Web site is affiliated
with Connecticut Career Choices, a Connecticut workforce development
initiative. Users and visitors to www.ctstudentfilms.org
are subject to the terms and conditions of this site. By establishing
an account, you accept the user policies stated here.
Information Collected by Us
- As a user, you must submit
personal information (name, e-mail address, school). This information
is used to identify you as a student within Connecticut and will allow
you to upload, share, blog, and comment on films and other digital media
projects. In addition, your personal information may be included on
mailing lists connected to the promotion of the CT Student Film Festival
and other events produced by The Center for 21st Century
Skills @ Education Connection Information and digital media
content (including comments and blogs) provided by users are submitted
voluntarily. Once uploaded and accepted, the content of usernames, comments,
blogs, and digital media content is public and will be made accessible
to other users and visitors to the www.ctstudentfilms.org site. You may
be contacted by other users through messages, but personal information—other
than your school and username—WILL NOT be made public.
- We will never share any personal
or identifiable information (name or e-mail) with any outside party.
This information will only be used within our educational programs.
User and Visitors
- We maintain
the freedom, as do all visitors and users of this site, to link directly
to URLs and other information that is made public on www.ctstudentfilms.org.
- Once we have received submitted
content, this content will be kept on file and may be used to promote
programs and events of The Center for 21st Century Skills
@ EDUCATION CONNECTION at any time.
- Content uploaded by users
must be their own! Users must have prior WRITTEN permission to include
any third-party media. We may at anytime request proof of this information
and have the right to remove or refuse content until the matter is resolved.
[Third-party media includes music, video, still photographs, etc.]
- We respect the privacy and
use of digital media content produced outside our courses and program.
We will not accept any media that has been downloaded or illegally copied
by a user. Violations of this may result in the user’s permanent removal
from this site. [Violations also include copying another user’s content
from the www.ctstudentfilms.org site.]
- Content uploaded that provides
identifiable information of individuals must be backed by WRITTEN proof
that these individuals waived their identity rights for this project.
We may at anytime request a copy of this written waiver and have the
right to remove or refuse content until the matter is resolved.
- www.ctstudentfilms.org is a
student Web site and content produced for this site should be acceptable
within a classroom environment. We will not accept any material that
may be considered racial, discriminatory, or offensive to our users
- Users are encouraged to comment,
share, and rate other user content. When interacting in this way, we
expect behavior that is acceptable for a classroom environment. We will
NOT publish any comment that may be considered racial, discriminatory,
or offensive to our users and visitors. We ask all users to be responsible.
Violations of this policy may result in the user’s permanent removal
from the site.
- Users must NOT upload content
that advertises or promotes projects, products, or services of other
organizations and companies outside our program without prior written
consent from The Center for 21st Century Skills @ EDUCATION CONNECTION.
- Visitors and users are subject
to copyright and patents laws. These laws relate to our educational
projects, Web site, competitions, events, all user-generated content
distributed by this site, and any future content or projects not mentioned
here. Copyright infringement may result in the user’s permanent removal
from the site. The user will not be protected from any legal
action taken by the person or company from whom the copyrighted material
- The www.ctstudentfilms.org
site receives and delivers submissions for the Connecticut Student Film
Festival. Users are subject to the individual terms and conditions of
the festival and associated competitions. In addition, content produced
for the festival or associated competitions is expected to meet the
strict terms and conditions of www.ctstudentfilms.org and will not be
accepted for submission if any policy is violated.
- Some features of the www.ctstudentfilms.org
site may not function properly if you disable the acceptance of cookies
in your browser.
- We are constantly developing
and improving our educational projects. Therefore, our terms and conditions
are subject to change. We encourage visitors and users to check for
updates. The latest version of our terms and conditions will be indicated
by the date on this policy.