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Acceptable Use of University Computers and Data Network

The IT Regulations are rules for the Use of Computers and Data Networks at The University of Reading. When joining the University you agreed to abide by these rules. These rules also apply to non-University members making use of University IT facilities and data networks.

In summary:

University IT facilities are provided for bona fide University activities. The use of these systems must be legal, honest and decent. This includes

  • Complying with all UK and International laws and regulations regarding computer and data use, in addition to the University Rules

  • Being considerate to others

  • Using resources responsibly: irresponsible use includes collection, creation, display and circulation of material that others may find offensive

Failure to observe the rules may lead to disciplinary action.

For more information on the Rules, please see: IT Regulations for users

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