We appreciate your participation in Vanderbilt Kennedy Center social networking communities such as Facebook and Twitter. We hope these are helpful channels for you to stay informed and engage with our organization.
Please consider that social networking communities are public forums and the information that you contribute will be available to and viewed by others. We recommend you take care to consider the public nature of these forums before posting personal details about yourself or others. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and Vanderbilt University have no control over the policies and practices of these third party sites that you will be subject to by choosing to participate.
Please be respectful to others at all times. Please do not post offensive content or material that could be considered an infringement of the rights of others. We reserve the right to remove postings or block users for any reason, but specifically if slanderous, obscene, threatening, or soliciting activities occur.
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center intends to use these information platforms for educational purposes only. It is not intended as an endorsement or to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Posts to sell items, even when a Vanderbilt Kennedy Center program benefits, are not permitted on Vanderbilt Kennedy Center social networking communities.
Employees of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center or Vanderbilt University should remember that all Vanderbilt policies and laws apply, including but not limited to Privacy, HIPAA, Security and Safety. You are responsible for reviewing these polices. Please consult your manager if you have questions about the appropriateness of your comment.
By participating with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center in social networking communities, you agree to indemnify the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any posts you have made.
The request/approval process below helps to ensure that social media presences are well maintained, moderated, and aligned with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and Vanderbilt University policies. In addition, the process is designed to make Center-affiliated social media projects more successful by identifying communications goals and fitting them into effective communications strategy both for the given project and for the VKC as a whole.
Though this process, VKC Communications will:
After you read the policies below, get started with your social media project by completing this form.
Any VKC-affiliated entity that wants to establish a social networking site should submit information via a web-based request form for approval by the VKC Communications Director and set-up by the VKC Web Specialist. The form requests the following: