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Acceptable Use Policy

Network Lite Fair Usage and Security Policy

Please read this document fully and carefully

LIS reserves the right to amend or substitute the terms of this policy at any time. Any such amendment or substitution shall be posted on the LIS website and is automatically effective to all Network Lite users when adopted by LIS.

Why LIS has this Policy

This policy is designed to make sure LIS can give you, the User of Network Lite, a service that is fast and reliable. The policy is also designed to limit exposure to legal risk to you and UCLan arising from your use of the Network Lite service.

What Happens if this Policy is Breached?

If any use of the Network Lite Service constitutes a breach of this Policy, LIS may, at its sole discretion,
a) give you notice to stop the unacceptable use(s),
b) suspend service for a fixed period or
c) terminate your connection (with or without notice as LIS considers appropriate).

Your Computer Security

You are responsible for the security of your computer while connected to the Network Lite service as follows
  • Security patches must be applied
  • Appropriate anti-virus and anti-spyware software must be installed and set to update automatically
You must not knowingly or negligently download any electronic material containing a virus, trojan or other computer program known or likely to interrupt, impair, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment owned by UCLan or any other Internet user or person.

LIS accepts no responsibility for the potential consequences of you failing to employ adequate security measures on your computer while connected to Network Lite.

Downloading Software

The downloading and install ation of software and other resources from the Internet is done entirely at your own risk. LIS is not responsible for any unwanted effect on your computer that may result from doing so.
It is your responsibility to comply with the laws of copyright and to abide by any software license agreements that may apply.
Learning and Information Services

What can Network Lite NOT be used for?

The Network Lite service must not be used for
  • Any unlawful, criminal, fraudulent or otherwise illegal purposes or activities
  • Activities which breach the rights of any third party, such as the downloading, streaming or distribution of any copyrighted material  of any kind
  • Collecting, streaming, distributing or accessing any material that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally collected, streamed, distributed or accessed
  • Creating wireless hot spots
  • Allowing your connection to the Network Lite service to be shared or used by
a) any person not authorised by LIS to use the service
b) any person currently suspended or barred by LIS from using the service
  • Commercial use either self-employed or on behalf of an employer
  • Sending or uploading unsolicited emails, advertising or promotional materials, offering to sell any goods or services, or conducting or forwarding surveys, contests or chain letters
  • Attempting or accomplishing access to any computer system, network or account without consent or otherwise where such access is not intended for you
  • Viewing, modifying or otherwise tampering with any data or system without owner’s consent or where it is otherwise not intended you should do so
  • Probing the security of any computer system, network or account
  • Impairing the function of, or interfering with the proper operation of, the Network Lite service or any other computer system or network in any manner
  •  Consciously acting to harass, cause annoyance, anxiety or inconvenience to, invade the privacy of, or disrupt the activities of other users of Network Lite or users of any other computer system in any manner

What About Excessive Network Usage?

The vast majority of users of the Network Lite service will not have a problem under this Fair Usage Policy.
However, if it is felt that your Internet activities are excessive, LIS may enquire and ask your reasons for such high activity. You may be given you a written warning (by email or otherwise). If the levels of activity do not immediately decrease after the warning, LIS may suspend your connection for a fixed period of time. In extreme circumstances, LIS reserves the right to terminate your Network Lite services.
Version 1.1 June 2012
For help contact LIS Customer Support:- liscustomersupport@uclan.ac.uk, 01772 89 5355 option 2