McGeorge School of Law

Privacy Policy


The McGeorge School of Law ("McGeorge") web site includes a variety of materials created by students, faculty and staff. Although these works may be freely accessible on the World Wide Web and may not include an explicit copyright notice, the U.S. Copyright Act nevertheless provides that such works are protected by copyright. Users must assume that works are protected by copyright until they learn otherwise. McGeorge requires all contributors of content to the University's web site to comply with all state and federal laws including copyright laws.

Third parties desiring to use information found on McGeorge's web site beyond fair use or for other rights allowed under the law must secure prior permission. Permission to reprint or republish any part of this publication for any use must be obtained in writing from the McGeorge Office of Communications, 3200 Fifth Avenue, Sacramento, California 95817 916.739.7141.

Reporting copyright Infringements
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Pub. L. 105-304, McGeorge has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement occurring in the domain. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, notify our designated agent specified below. Please note, this agent is for reporting of copyright infringement and is not the correct person to answer requests for copyright permission.

Svend Holst, website manager
University of the Pacific
McGeorge School of Law
3200 Fifth Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that all infringement claims must be in writing and must include the following information:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on its behalf;
  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  • A description of the infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to permit McGeorge to locate the material;
  • Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and email;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under the pains and penalties of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Privacy Notice

The following represents the information gathering and use practices of the University of Pacific web sites. These web sites include,,,, and their subdomains.

Information Gathering
Pacific collects information to improve functionality, content, and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the web site or individual web pages. When you visit the Pacific gateway web site, we collect information regarding:

  • your Internet location (IP address)
  • which pages you visit on our site
  • from which web page you came to our site
  • which software you use to visit our site and its configuration

None of the information can be associated with you individually.

If you apply for admission or other services provided by the Pacific, any information you provide is confidential and is not shared with any third parties except as authorized by you as part of the application process or other service.

Information Use
The University of Pacific web sites do not:

  • collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name, email address) unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
  • provide or sell any personally identifiable information to outside agencies (third parties)

At no time do we associate site usage with individual IP addresses.

Pacific works in a distributed information technology environment. Policies and procedures for other web sites may vary. If you have questions about any web sites' privacy practices, please contact the specific department, unit or organization that maintains the content.

Our staff occasionally monitors search terms that users enter into the Pacific search engine but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the University
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

For more information on privacy, please visit the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Terms of Use

Consistent with University policies and regulations, McGeorge upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students, and staff.

The McGeorge web site contains official pages that support the core mission of the University or related administrative business. It also contains Web pages created by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of McGeorge or The Regents. McGeorge does not actively monitor or control web content. However, when the University receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. Please contact us.

The McGeorge web site contain links to other independently run web sites within the Pacific network and to some sites outside the University domains. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Information transmitted through or reproduced on the McGeorge web pages may not be secure. McGeorge does not promise the security or confidentiality of any information entered onto or transmitted through their web pages or other electronic media.

Information on this McGeorge web site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Information on this web site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. McGeorge may also make improvements and/or changes to the products and the programs described in this information at any time without notice. McGeorge assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this publication or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this publication.

Pacific Name and Trademark Pacific® and all related trademarks are the property of The Regents of Pacific. Pacific names and trademarks may not be used by third parties without specific written permission as outlined in Pacific Policies. Other trademarks, service marks, and trade names used in the web space are the property of their respective owners.

Links from a web site located on a McGeorge server to any non-university site do not imply University endorsement of the site's products or services. References to non-Pacific products, services, or organizations do not imply University endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.

It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links or content you select for your use is free of viruses and other items of a damaging or destructive nature. In no event will McGeorge be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages due to any use of this website, or any other hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, any theory of liability arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this information, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Any product names used on these web sites are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For further information on Intellectual Property matters related to this publication contact the McGeorge Office of Communications, 3200 Fifth Ave., Sacramento, California 95817 916.739.7141.

Non-discrimination Statement
The McGeorge School of Law maintains a long-standing policy of not discriminating in any of its activities on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, color, disability, marital status, age or religious belief.

Web Site Requirements
Portions of this web site may not be supported by the Apple Safari browser or older versions of Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, or AOL. Javascript must be enabled to use certain functions on this web site.