- “You agree to indemnify and hold harmless UBC, its Board of Governors, agents, contractors, licensors, and licensees against any all claims arising from or in any way relating to your use of the Service including, without limitation, the Content you contribute to the Service.”
- “you acknowledge that you have read and understood…”
If you’re feeling upset about the way Connect produces consent, then you might find it useful to make a complaint through UBC’s official channels. According to Policy No. 104, ‘Acceptable Use and Security of UBC Electronic Information and Systems,’ you could contact the Chief Information Officer (CIO):
- 1.3 If a User becomes aware that UBC Electronic Information and Systems are not being used appropriately, the User should bring this to the attention of the relevant administrative head of unit or the CIO so that appropriate action can be taken to address the situation.
My next blog post will examine the different roles that are created in the Connect system and explore the hypocrisy of students occupying the lowest position of this hierarchy despite the fact that Connect is supposedly operating for their benefit.
The Blog Series
The Connect Exposed blog series documents my inquest into data collection on Blackboard Connect, the difficult process of obtaining my data from UBC, and privacy concerns around the collection of student information.