at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
as per 08/01/2017
2 Roles of the Computer Center
As a central facility of the TUHH, The Computer Center of the TUHH provides IT infrastructure and the required IT services for research, teaching, studying and continuing education, as well as for the TUHH’s central services.
3 Authorized Users and Use Authorization
|(1)||The following individuals may be permitted to use the Computer Center’s facilities:|
The university reserves the right to restrict the number of users.
|(2)||Authorization shall only be given for research, teaching and study purposes, for the purposes of using the library and completing university administration procedures, for training and continuing education and for completing other tasks for the TUHH. Computer center use deviating from this can be permitted if it is minor and does not infringe on the purpose of the Computer Center and the needs of other users.|
|(3)||Approval for use is restricted to the relevant project and its duration can be limited.|
|(4)||In order to ensure proper and trouble-free operation, the approval for use can moreover be linked with a restriction of usage times, as well as other use-specific terms and conditions.|
4 Rights and Obligations for Users
|(1)||The provisions of these regulations, particularly those in paragraph 2, as well as any fee regulations, shall become valid with the application for authorization. Use deviating from this requires separate authorization.|
|(2)||Users are obligated|
(Handling personal identifiers)
(Use of software, copyright)
(Use of the IT facilities)
5 Exclusion from Use
The approval for use can be entirely or partially rejected, revoked or restricted later on, especially if
In case of doubt, the decision of the Computer Center management is final.
6 Rights and Obligations of the Computer Center
|(1)||The Computer Center is entitled to document and evaluate access where this is necessary for the provision of services.|
|(2)||The Computer Center is entitled to check passwords and user data, and take necessary protective measures.|
|(3)||The Computer Center is entitled to view user files, while respecting data secrecy, if this is necessary in order to remedy recent faults or to detect and suppress misuse if there are indications of this.|
|(4)||The Computer Center’s management may forbid entrance or order someone to leave the buildings and rooms assigned for their services; the management my entrust third parties to do the same.|
7 Liability of Users
Users are liable for all losses incurred by the TUHH arising from use of the IT services and systems, as well as the use authorization, unless the users are not responsible for the infringement.
8 Liability of the University
|(1)||The liability of the TUHH and its employees is limited to intent and gross negligence|
|(2)||The TUHH is not liable for the loss of or damage to items brought into the rooms of the Computer Center.|
|(3)||The TUHH is not liable for damages due to improper, incomplete, unavailable or delayed services. Liability owing to intent remains unaffected.|
|(4)||The TUHH takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the programs, IT services and systems provided. The university is also not liable for the content to which it provides access. In particular, it is not liable for the accuracy or integrity of the information, or whether this information is up-to-date.|
|(5)||The TUHH especially does not guarantee or assume liability for use being interruption-free at all times.|
9 Data Protection
|(1)||The Computer Center collects, saves, uses and processes personal data to the extent that this is necessary for the legitimate performance of its duties. This can also occur via contracted data processing. The relevant data protection provisions are respected. Information about user data is only provided in exceptional cases as defined by law.|
|(2)||In general, usage data is deleted one year after the end of the contractual relationship. For all other cases, the legal requirements on restricting, storing and deleting data shall apply.|
10 Final Provisions and Entry into Force
These regulations come into effect on 08/01/2017. The regulations for the Computer Center at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) dated 02/28/1990 will also in this time cease to apply.
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