UCL Information Security Policy
The Policy sets out the rules by which users of our systems must
abide. The Policy applies to all computers in the College - those
that are centrally managed, those that are located in departments,
and even privately owned systems when connected to the College network.
As well as defining what constitutes acceptable use, the Computing
Regulations (supporting policy 2) indicate the consequences of breaking
Since in very serious cases this can mean dismissal or criminal prosecution, it's important to be familiar with the entire Policy.
Many individuals and organisations seek to limit liability arising
from their e-mail communications by the use of disclaimers.
is little case law in this area to indicate the validity of such
attempts; current UCL policy is to discourage the use of e-mail
UCL Human Resources suggest that where disclaimers
are used they should appear at the top of messages to increase their
Where computer systems have the facility to display so-called login
banners - short texts shown when a user attempts to access the system
- it is recommended that these are used to convey important information
about UCL Policy.
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
web site is one of the most comprehensive
collections of information about protecting your personal privacy
Its guides to Practical Privacy Tools and to Privacy Resources
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