Acceptable Use Policy
Campus Network and Internet
Access to the Internet and the College network is managed by the Office of Information Systems. Any transmission of data over the College network (e-mail, Internet files and web pages, Google applications, printer files, etc.) is governed by these guidelines.
- The access, viewing, or publishing of pornographic and other offensive material is strictly forbidden. Under no circumstances are any College computers, networks, or equipment to be used for the access, downloading, viewing, or further distribution of pornographic and other offensive material.
- Transmission of any material in violation of any federal or state law is prohibited, including copyrighted material.
- By using the College network and computing facilities, users acknowledge the College's right to access any file (including e-mail) on the College owned systems as part of responsible network and systems management, or at the request of law enforcement agencies. The College respects the privacy of users and will treat user's e-mail and any files or directories "owned" by the user as if they were the user's personal, private property. However, the data stored on College owned computers is ultimately the property of the College.
- Users shall not use their College account or any College computing system to harass another person or invade another person's privacy.
- Users may not attempt to modify the College's systems or network facilities or attempt to disrupt or modify services.
- Classroom and course servers must be approved by the Office of Information Systems prior to connection to the College network. Administrative access must be given to the Office of Information Systems for all classroom and course servers on the College network.
- Students may not host a server applications on the College network.
- Accounts on any College-owned computer, except public access terminals in Mahoney Library, are limited to current students, faculty, and staff. Accounts will be deleted when employment is terminated, when student status has ended, or at the discretion of the College. The College is under no obligation to recover or protect user files from deleted accounts.
- Users are responsible for maintaining the security of their College accounts and files. They are also responsible for all activities associated with their accounts.
- Users may not use a College account that they do not have authority to use.
- Users are responsible for maintaining their allotted file space and not wasting network or server disk space with unnecessary files.
- World-Wide-Web (WWW) content published on the official College web site (i.e., www.cse.edu) must conform to the Communications and Marketing guidelines established by the College. These guidelines are available through the Communications and Marketing Department.
- Web content is published by faculty on the College's systems under the supervision of the Chair of the faculty member's department.
- Employees must submit a website Change Request Form to the College's Web Administrator (email@example.com) to publish their content to the College web site. The Communications and Marketing Director, in conjunction with the Web Administrator, reserves the right to question the employee about the content of web requests or to refuse web requests that violate the College's WWW Guidelines.
- While the College takes all reasonable precautions to protect web content on College-owned servers, the College is not liable for lost or deleted web pages.
- The College of Saint Elizabeth provides on-campus access to the Internet through the campus network. However, the College assumes no responsibility for content received or viewed through a user's connection to the Internet. Unless the College expressly authors content, it has no editorial control over the content distributed or disseminated on the Internet.
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