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UCL Blogs: Blogging Policy

This page gathers together applicable policies for staff and students using the UCL Blogging service. Many of these are general UCL Policy regarding using of Information Services.

All UCL Blogs users must abide by the UCL computing regulations.

All UCL Blogs users are expected to read and abide by the UCL Information Security and related policies.

Users are also advised to read the UCL Guidelines for Social Media usage.

Privacy policy

Please make yourself aware of UCL Blogs Privacy policy, available here: UCL Blogs Privacy Policy

Please be aware that you as the Blog Owner will be the Data Controller for this Blog.

Please note that use of this service is covered by UCL's privacy policies, to be found below:

Please note that the platform is provided by CampusPress, and that the following privacy notice applies in addition to the above, when using the platform: Campus Press Privacy-Policy.

Abusive material

All UCL Blogs users are expected to read and abide by the UCL Acceptable Use Policy (pdf).

Any offensive material that appears on the service can be escalated by following the process outlined in the Information Security Policy: Guideline 6 - E-learning Communication Tools - this is copied below for convenience:

"If you object to any messages or postings, notify us by e-mail, sending a copy of the message to UCL abuse immediately. Please provide:

  • Name of the discussion forum or location of the material
  • Title, author and date of the message or material

Objections will be considered and the materials will be removed as necessary. Note: It may not be possible to remove offensive material immediately."

*If this is a personal blog, it is suggested that the blog owner be contacted, still following the same process listed above. 

IPR/Copyright

Please refer to the appropriate section in the UCL Acceptable Use Policy.

Disclaimer

The information contained in UCL Blogs is subject to change and may have been posted by staff, students and those associated with UCL acting entirely in a personal capacity. UCL takes no responsibility for the consequences of error or for any loss or damage suffered by users of any of the information published on any of these pages, and such information does not form any basis of a contract with readers or users of it.

See UCL disclaimer for further information.

Cookie Policy 

Please be aware of UCL's cookie Policy.

Feedback

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