Website terms of use

Ƶapp electronic information and systems may only be used in a manner that is consistent with:

  • applicable laws
  • this and other applicable policies
  • collective agreements with faculty and staff
  • the terms of employment applicable to non-unionized staff
  • policies, regulations, and codes of conduct that apply to students

Prohibited uses of Ƶapp electronic information and systems are any uses that disrupt or interfere with the use of the resources for their intended purpose.

The following are examples of prohibited uses:

  • breaching applicable laws or University policies
  • sending threatening, harassing, or discriminatory messages
  • misrepresenting the user’s identity as sender of messages
  • intercepting or examining the content of messages, files, or communications without authorization
  • infringing upon the copyright of computer programs, data compilations, and all other works (literary, dramatic, artistic, or musical)
  • infringing upon the legal protection provided by trademark law and the common law for names, marks, logos, and other representations that serve to distinguish the goods or services of one person from another
  • making unauthorized copies of proprietary software, or offering unauthorized copies of proprietary software to others
  • failing to maintain the confidentiality of passwords, access codes, or identification numbers used to access Ƶapp electronic information and systems
  • seeking information on passwords or information belonging to another user without authorization
  • accessing or examining other accounts, files, programs, communications, or information without authorization
  • destroying, altering, dismantling, disfiguring, or disabling Ƶapp electronic information and systems without authorization
  • damaging or altering the hardware or physical components of Ƶapp systems without authorization
  • attempting to circumvent security controls on Ƶapp electronic information and systems without authorization
  • knowingly introducing malware such as a worm or virus
  • engaging in any uses that result in the loss of another user’s information without authorization