Acceptable Use Policy

Usage Policy

Step 1: Agree to the Terms and Conditions of the service

As part of the connection process you must confirm that you have read and agree to abide by College's Terms and Conditions. Without your agreement you will be unable to participate on the network. Failure to abide by the Terms and Conditions could result in your network access being revoked permanently.

Conditions for access to the Trinity College data network for registered students and staff

In consideration of Trinity College Dublin, Information Systems Services department providing network access for your private (non-Trinity College owned) computer, you agree as follows:

In addition the following requirements must be met.

  • All users must know their local administrator password or the password of an account in their local administrator group, where appropriate.
  • IT Services personnel must be permitted to take remote control of privately owned computers should this be necessary to troubleshoot problems.
  • Privately owned machines will be permitted to use the Internet only via IT Services supported web browsers which are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox on the PC and Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox on the Apple Mac.
  • Privately owned machines will be permitted to use email only via IT Services supported email clients.
  • Users must not remove/disable/reconfigure the configurations or settings relating to connectivity to the College network, or permit personnel outside of IT Services staff to do so.
  • If a user's account expires or is disabled all facilities will be terminated. In the event of such termination users are obliged to remove any College owned software, or software installed under College site license.
  • IT Services reserves the right to render any network point inactive at any time.
  • Users must grant IT Services the right to examine the contents of the hard disk(s) of any machine connected to the College network.

The University of Dublin and Trinity College Dublin, and their servants or agents, including IT Services and its personnel will not be responsible for:

  • technical failures in supplying network related services
  • any loss of users data however caused
  • any damage to or loss or theft of property or data however caused occurring while the computer is in the care of Information Systems Services.
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