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EUI Computer Usage Policy

Computer Room PCs

To prevent anyone from accessing personal data, email, web browsing history, etc., and to avoid any misuse:

  • Users must lock their computer if leaving it momentarily while logged in.

Do this by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete keys on the keyboard and by clicking Lock Computer on screen.

 

Furthermore, please respect your fellow users when using public access Computer Rooms:

  • DO NOT leave a computer unattended and/or locked for over 15 minutes.

According to the rule established by Researcher Representatives, if you leave a computer unattended for over 15 minutes, anyone waiting has the right to log you out and begin their own work. 

 

Office PCs

To prevent anyone from accessing personal data, email, web browsing history, etc., and to avoid any misuse:

  • Users must lock their computer if leaving it momentarily while logged in.

Do this by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete and clicking Lock Computer .

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The ICT Service is NOT responsible for any data lost on unattended PCs.  
  • Users who fail to lock their computer, thereby (potentially) leaving the IT infrastructure vulnerable to misuse by others, may face sanctions as per Combating IT Resources Misuse and Hacking Policy.

 

 

Page last updated on 21 March 2018