It is not acceptable to use any official or unofficial University web site for commercial activities without an approved exemption from the Information Technology Council. Commercial activities include, but are not limited to, commercial solicitation of business.
Commercial activities include, but are not limited to, advertising of commercial products or selling non-University products or services through a Missouri State web server. This requirement is to comply with MOREnet policies and to avoid cluttering the Missouri State web site with advertisements.
Commercial activity does not include the following:
See the MOREnet Interpretation of Commercial Use of the Web for questions and answers about commercial web activities.
Some University units/organizations may be granted exemptions to this policy. Units must abide by these requirements:
To apply for an exemption, contact the Office of Web and New Media and explain your need, purpose, and desired address.
After receiving an exemption request, the Director of Web and New Media will consult with Information Technology Council and either approve or deny the request and notify the requestor. If an exemption request is denied by the Director of Web and New Media, the requestor may appeal to Information Technology Council.
Approved by Board of Governors: July 30, 2004