Updated : 21-Apr-2010

SLU Network

 SLU Network

    The SLU Network may not be used for any of the following:

  1. The creation, transmission or publication (other than for properly supervised and lawful research purposes) of any offensive, obscene or indecent images, data or other material, or any data capable of being turned into obscene or indecent images or material.
  2. The creation or transmission of material which is designed or likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  3. The creation or transmission of defamatory material.
  4. The importation and storage of offensive material in the form of Newsgroup items. This includes the following groups (and any similar groups which might emerge from time to time): alt.sex, alt.binaries.pictures.erotica, alt.binaries.multimedia.erotica and all subsidiary groups of the above.
  5. The transmission of material that infringes the copyright of another person.
  6. The transmission of unsolicited commercial or advertising material either to other User Organisations, or to organisations connected to other networks.
  7. Deliberate unauthorised access to facilities or services accessible via the SLU Network
  8. Deliberate activities with any of the following characteristics:
    • wasting staff effort or network resources, including time on end systems accessible via the SLU Network and the effort of staff involved in the support of those systems;
    • corrupting or destroying other user's data;

    • violating the privacy of other users;

    • disrupting the work of other users;

    • using SLU Network in a way that denies service to other users (for example, deliberate overloading the network or switching equipment);

  9. The continued use of an item of networking software or hardware after IT Dept. has requested that this use ceases because it is causing disruption to the correct functioning of SLU Network;

  10. Other misuse of network resources, such as the introduction of "viruses".

  11. When the SLU Network is being used to access another network, any abuse of the acceptable use policy of that network will be regarded as unacceptable use of the SLU Network.