The Office of Marketing and Communications for Academic and Student Affairs monitors posts, comments, and all other content on our social media community. We ask that you read and follow all terms of service and guidelines when participating on the Inner Pirate Network.
East Carolina University along with the Division of Student Affairs prides itself on Education, Leadership, Tradition, and being “PIRATES.” All posts and comments are moderated on stories and videos posted here. We realize that visitors and prospective students may visit the Inner Pirate Network to learn more about ECU. We want them to see photos, read comments, and other postings from you the STUDENT. Content must not be offensive or suggestive in any way. The space being utilized is part of the ecu.edu domain. The university reserves the right to remove any postings, content and memberships at any time.
The content you post should have some relation to East Carolina University. We're looking for ECU stories. Think of your Pirate experiences. We want for Students, Faculty, and Staff to connect here. We would like for the Inner Pirate Network to become the place to go when you want to know what’s going on around campus and with fellow Pirates. “Please share here”.
The use of alcohol and other inappropriate material in imagery and content will not be allowed. We will not accept any images or other content with alcohol represented. This is particularly enforced with regard to inappropriate alcohol use/references. Also pertains to the sale or promotion of alcohol. Final determination of what is allowed on the Inner Pirate Network is up to the Inner Pirate Network Administrative Group made up of – students, faculty, and staff.
Inner Pirate Network does reserve the right to approve all content posted to the site.
Membership is ONLY for those who are signing up with an @ecu.edu email address. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we are creating an atmosphere made by Pirates, just for Pirates. Hence the “Inner Pirate Network”
Here are a few helpful hints to make sure you create a successful account and take full advantage of the Inner Pirate Experience.
1.) Be respectful of others. Sexist, racist and other discriminatory comments or images will be removed immediately. Keep it clean. Do not post offensive, obscene or sexually explicit language or photos.
2.) Keep your contact information private and simple. Do not share personal information beyond the basics of what is required for signup. The email address you used at signup is not visible to other members. Elsewhere in the network (beyond the initial signup), for your own safety and security, please refrain from posting personal contact information (phone numbers, mailing addresses, personal email addresses, current locations, etc.)
You have the option to control who can view your page and what messages you get from this site by clicking Setting and choosing the Privacy section.
We strongly encourage you to check "Wait for my approval" wherever it is offered in your privacy settings. This will protect you and the site from unwanted comments.
3.) Do not spam. We encourage you to use this space as a platform to share information about your ECU Pirate experiences, connect with fellow/past classmates, etc… However, commercial advertisements, solicitations and promotions are not allowed. Do not use the Inner Pirate Network as a marketplace to sell or request property. Do not use this site as a means to generate revenue. This is also not intended to be a space where tickets to events, rides to and from hometowns, are traded and/or offered.
4.) Stay on topic. We encourage open discussion among the IPN members; however, postings that are deemed irrelevant to the Pirate Experience may be subject for removal at our discretion.
5.) Your profile photo should be of you. However, if you choose to use any other imagery it will be subject to the same guidelines and approvals.
We have made all efforts to assure that the information posted to the Inner Pirate Network is accurate and timely. However, information posted by members from outside of the Inner Pirate Administrative Group exemplify the nature of content that exists in any social networking community, and we are not responsible for the reliability of their statements, availability or content of any external sites they may link to, or any other content posted by the site's members.
The views expressed on the Inner Pirate Network do not reflect those of East Carolina University and the Inner Pirate Network Administrative Group.
Questions, comments, and suggestions regarding the Inner Pirate Network can be e-mail to email@example.com or simply leave us a message on the Inner Pirate Admin Page.
The Inner Pirate Network is a Social Media channel and should be utilized for information and entertainment purposes only. The Inner Pirate Network is not an official communication channel of East Carolina University, The Division of Student Affairs, or any related departments.