Privacy and Security

The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association website, including Connect and Hopkins KnowledgeNET, is a service provided by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association to facilitate communication among individual members of the Johns Hopkins University alumni community and Johns Hopkins. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Activities that are illegal or fraudulent
  • Uses that inaccurately imply endorsement, approval, or sponsorship by Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association (or any individual officer of the Johns Hopkins University or its officers)
  • Uses that can be confused with official communications of the Johns Hopkins University, the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association or its officers; Mass mailings (sometimes known as "spamming")
  • Mailing using a false identification (sometimes known as "spoofing")
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
  • Activities that violate other alumni users' privacy such as granting access to the system or distributing information obtained from the services to non-alumni
  • Hate speech and harrassment

Johns Hopkins University will deny further access to the secure portion of its website to those who engage in these or similar practices. The University may deny access to Connect to any individual at any time.

As Connect is hosted on University-owned equipment, all users must also abide by the University's Computer Acceptable Use Policy. The University reserves the right to discontinue any or all online services at any time or to revise the terms of this acceptable use agreement.

Our web server automatically recognizes each visitor's domain. We collect information volunteered by visitors to this Web site, such as survey information and/or site registrations, and that information may be shared with Johns Hopkins' business partners, whose cooperation is beneficial to the University.