The website available at globalconnect.acs-schools.com is a site hosting the social and professional network created and managed by ACS International Schools in order to allow graduates and students to keep in touch, to enhance training and promote employment and careers of alumni.

The use of this website globalconnect.acs-schools.com implies acceptance of the present Terms of Use.

The user of the site acknowledges having the skills and resources necessary to access this website and that the used computer configuration contains no virus and is in perfect working condition.

The user must be a graduate, a student or a teacher of ACS and to have valid email address and date of birth in order to activate their account and to use the website.

The user undertakes to register and to use a username or email address that does not infringe the rights of third parties and that does not use any name, company name or trademark with express authorization of the owner.

The user guarantees ACS that the testimony, comments, pictures and data of any kind disclosed by the user on this website are free from the third parties’ rights.

The user expressly consents that their testimonies and comments may be reproduced and / or represented for free in the supports of communication aiming at promotion of ACS. The user accepts that the above mentioned rights are granted during the legal term of protection of these comments and testimonials.

The messages and pictures are posted at the sole responsibility of the author, who is liable for and bears all consequences related thereto. More specifically, the author guarantees ACS against all actions of third parties resulting out of or in connection with the content of the message posted by its author. The author of the message expressly accepts to cover any amount of all costs and expenses incurred by ACS with respect to any claims resulting out or in connection with the content of the message posted by the author. ACS disclaims any responsibility for the content of information posted by users.

The registration on the website is free and effective as soon as the account is activated by the user. The registration implies the acceptance by the user of all conditions of the present Terms of Use.

Each user is responsible for the personal account established on the date of its activation. The user is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their account and for all activities that occur on or through their account, and agrees to immediately notify ACS of any security breach of their account. ACS shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of the account. All actions taken under this account are recorded and may be used in case of a dispute.

ACS without any obligation to justify, reserves the right to suspend or terminate access to the website https://globalconnect.acs-schools.com anyone harms its reputation and / or breaches the present Terms of Use.

When possible, the testimony and comments should be written in English in order to facilitate their understanding by all members of the community. If necessary, the moderator reserves the right to translate the concerned text (in case a member or visitor has not translated the text before that!)

To facilitate the use of the website and the reading of testimonials, the user should choose a clear title for their testimony. The user should also think to mention the geographic location in the subject, when useful. Such details, anecdotes or emotions are appreciated by other users and add value to users’ networks.

Posts or other content that is deemed abusive, offensive, obscene or defamatory, content that violates the rights of third parties, abusive language or language encouraging racism, pornography, paedophilia or other crimes are strictly prohibited. The use of the website for purposes of propaganda, or commercial or political prospecting are likewise prohibited.

The moderator shall not moderate the messages in a way that could change their meaning. The moderator reserves the right of moving the message which is obviously placed in a wrong thematic group.

Users may notify to the moderator any non-conforming message. The moderator can delete without prior notice any message which does not meet the conditions of the present Terms of Use.

The moderator may refuse access to a community member if the member abuses their freedom of expression by making systematic and subjective criticisms, intensively publishing information affecting the healthy atmosphere on the website, spamming and/or publishing facts against the law.

ACS agrees to take special care about the veracity of information exchanged on the website and to keep it regularly updated. However, errors or omissions may occur. In this case, we kindly thank you to let us know about any error or abnormal information you may meet when using the website so that necessary corrections could be done.

ACS does not guarantee that the use of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. ACS is not liable for technical failures and data loss related to, or other damages or losses arising out of or in relation to the use of the website by the user.

Recommendation for the better use of the website:
We recommend using the following browsers: FireFox version 10 or its last updated version. A minimum screen resolution 1280 × 768 pixels is also recommended.
The Flash Player plugin version 9 or its last updated version might be required to download certain contents on the website. This software may be downloaded from the Macromedia website.

Privacy and personal data protection:
You have a right to access, modify, rectify and delete data concerning you in accordance with Articles 16. 17. 18 and 19 of the General Data Protection Regulations adopted on 25/05/2018.

To do so, please contact ACS by using the contact form.

“Personal data" means any information that allows identifying a living person. It may be, for instance, a name, an address, a phone number or an e-mail address.