The University’s Internet supports teaching-learning, research, community services, and technology transfer activities. A user of this service has access to valuable University’s resources, sensitive data, and internal and external networks. Therefore, it is important to have a policy that enables users to use the Internet responsibly, ethically, and legally.
The ICT Directorate:
- The ICT Directorate reserves the right to audit, inspect, and monitor networks and systems periodically:
- When required by and consistent with law (i.e., search warrants, freedom of information requests),
- When there is a reason to believe that a violation of the law, the University’s policy, rules, regulations, or procedures has taken place,
- Maintains the security or performance of the infrastructure,
- Ensures compliance with this Policy,
- The ICT Directorate must notify the University’s staffs immediately using various communication channels of the University (e.g. email, UoG official Facebook page, and University Website) upon accidental network and Internet disconnections, and
- The ICT Directorate must notify the University’s staffs one week ahead using various communication channels of the university (e.g. email, UoG official Facebook page, and University Website) in case of planned network and Internet disconnections (e.g. for maintenance).