Privacy statement

The Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is January 1, 2010.

This and certain other linked web pages on servers owned by Metropolitan Institute of Design (otherwise noted as the "Site") are owned and operated by Metropolitan Institute of Design, a New York corporation ("Metropolitan Institute of Design").

Please read the following sections carefully, as they contain the Privacy Policies covering the use of the Site. Additionally, you should review our Legal Terms and Conditions. Inquiries or concerns regarding this Privacy policy or the Legal Terms and Conditions may be sent by any of the following: via e-mail to mainoffice@met-design.com or by mail to Privacy, Metropolitan Institute of Design, 200 Oak Drive, Syosset, NY 11791.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY (OTHERWISE NOTED AS THIS "AGREEMENT") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. BY USING THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE: www.met-design.com.

At Metropolitan Institute of Design, we share your concerns about privacy. We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the site: www.met-design.com

IP ADDRESS

We log all connections to our web servers. Those log files include your IP address. An IP address is NOT personally identifiable information, but general information about your location, connection to the Internet, and your Internet Service Provider. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site. Additionally, we will use your IP address to track your navigation of the Site and we may use your navigation history in current and future marketing efforts to you and to others.

COOKIES

"Cookies" are small pieces of information stored in a user's browser that give that user a unique identification. The Site may insert cookies into your browser that identify you as a previous user of the Site and contain non-personally identifying information regarding you and your navigation of the Site. In some instances, these cookies may be used by us or other web sites during your future navigation of the internet to target specific advertisements to you based on your previous use of the Sites. The Site may also read cookies already stored within your browser to identify non-personal information about you and communicate this information to other advertisers. All cookies are established on a per session basis, and are not permanently stored on your machine. For more information about cookies, please visit www.AboutCookies.org.

CONTACT FORM

Most information contained on the Site is available without registering or supplying personal information. In the event you affirmatively act to register with the Site or request additional information via the Site, you agree to the following terms regarding your contact and personal information in addition to the general terms of this privacy policy tied to use of the Site. The Sites' contact and/or registration forms request that users provide contact and other personal information (such as their name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, education level, educational interests, age, income and marital status). We use this contact and personal information to send the user additional information about our school. A user's contact and personal information may also be used by us to contact the user directly. We will not compile and/or sell the user's contact and personal information to a third party, including any information identified above or other information the user
provides to during the use of the Site. We will disclose your contact and personal information when required by law or in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority.

In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C., 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R., 312.1-312.12, our Site does not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not collect information from children. By using our Site, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.

Except with regard to any contact information you may provide us via the Site, all comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to Metropolitan Institute of Design through or in association with this website (collectively, "Feedback") will be considered non-confidential and the property of Metropolitan Institute of Design. By submitting such Feedback to Metropolitan Institute of Design, you agree that you assign to Metropolitan Institute of Design, without charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest, including copyrights and other intellectual property rights, in and to the Feedback. Metropolitan Institute of Design shall be free to use such Feedback on an unrestricted basis.

SECURITY

The Site have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control; however, Metropolitan Institute of Design does not guarantee the performance or adequacy of such security measures.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

The Site may contain links to other web sites that are not owned or operated by Metropolitan Institute of Design. Metropolitan Institute of Design is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties or the content or security of such web sites. (See the Disclaimers section in our Legal Terms and Conditions).

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy describes the types of information we currently collect, and the ways we use and protect that information. From time to time, we may collect different types of information and use that information in different ways - for example, when we add features or services to www.met-design.com. In these cases, we may edit this policy to explain the new practices. Because protecting your privacy is very important to us, we do not expect major changes in policy. However, if we do make significant changes in our practices, we will include announcements on the www.met-design.com.

CONTACT US

To remove or change your contact information in our database, or to not receive future mailings or other communications, as well as for all other inquiries, please contact us at any time using one of the options below:

1. Email webmaster: mainoffice@met-design.com

2. Contact us at:

Metropolitan Institute of Design
200 Oak Drive
Syosset, NY 11791
516.845.4033

terms of use ...cont.

THE MATERIALS ON, OR ACCESSIBLE FROM, THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE, OF THE MATERIALS ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THE SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

IN NO EVENT WILL METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES, THEIR CONTENT, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THEIR TECHNICAL OPERATION OR CONTENT, EVEN IF METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

By using the Site, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Metropolitan Institute of Design from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys' fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that is based on your use of the Sites in violation of this Agreement.

Changes To Web Site Including Legal Terms And Conditions

Metropolitan Institute of Design reserves the right to alter or delete material from the Site at any time and may, at any time and in its sole discretion, revise the terms of this Agreement by updating this posting. Users are bound by any such revision and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current terms of this Agreement.

Other Provisions

This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between Metropolitan Institute of Design and users of the Site relating to the subject matter contained herein. No delay or failure by Metropolitan Institute of Design to take action under this Agreement will constitute a waiver of any of the provisions contained herein, or rights provided hereby, unless expressly waived in writing by Metropolitan Institute of Design. No single waiver will constitute a continuing or subsequent waiver.

Legal Terms and Conditions

Restrictions on Use of Materials

The Effective Date of these Legal Terms and Conditions is January 1, 2010.

This and certain other linked web pages on servers owned by Metropolitan Institute of Design (otherwise noted as the "Site") are owned and operated by Metropolitan Institute of Design, a New York corporation ("Metropolitan Institute of Design"). Please read the following sections carefully, as they contain the Legal Terms and Conditions covering the use of the Site. Additionally, you should review our Privacy Policy. Inquiries or concerns regarding this Legal Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy may be sent by any of the following: via e-mail to mainoffice@met-design.com or by mail to Privacy, Metropolitan Institute of Design, 200 Oak Drive, Syosset, NY 11791.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (OTHERWISE NOTED AS THIS "AGREEMENT") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. BY USING THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ASSENT TO THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE: www.met-design.com.

No materials from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, re-deliver using framing technology, transmitted or distributed in any way without Metropolitan Institute of Design's written permission; provided however, that users may download one copy of the materials on any single computer and print a copy of the materials for use in learning about, evaluating or acquiring Metropolitan Institute of Design services or products. No other permission is granted. No permission is granted to use the Sites' icons, addresses or other means to hyperlink other web sites with any page in the Sites. Prior written permission must be obtained from Metropolitan Institute of Design to hyperlink in any manner to the Sites.

Trademarks/Copyrights

The content of the Site, including all text and graphic images, is copyrighted by Metropolitan Institute of Design, its affiliates and/or the original copyright holder. The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Site are registered or unregistered trademarks of Metropolitan Institute of Design, its affiliates or others. Nothing contained on the Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark or copyrightable material displayed without the written permission of Metropolitan Institute of Design or such other third party that may own the trademark or copyrightable material. You may not, without written permission, use any such marks or the "Metropolitan Institute of Design" name, including in any manner that disparages or discredits "Metropolitan Institute of Design."

Copyright Complaints: Metropolitan Institute of Design respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is located on Metropolitan Institute of Design's web site, please provide Metropolitan Institute of Design's copyright agent with the following information.

a. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
b. Description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
c. The location of the material that you claim is infringing is located on this website;
d. Your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
e. A statement that your claim of infringement is based on a good faith belief; and
f. A statement made under penalty of perjury, that the information you have provided is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Metropolitan Institute of Design's copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:

Metropolitan Institute of Design
200 Oak Drive
Syosset, NY 11791

Disclaimer / Limitation
Of Liability

While Metropolitan Institute of Design uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Site, Metropolitan Institute of Design makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Metropolitan Institute of Design assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.

Certain linked web sites are not under the control of Metropolitan Institute of Design, and Metropolitan Institute of Design is not responsible for the content of any third party linked site, or of any other links contained in such third party site. Metropolitan Institute of Design provides links for your convenience only, and the inclusion of any link is not an endorsement by Metropolitan Institute of Design of the site or its contents.