Acceptable Use Policy
INFRASTRUCTURE AIMS AND PURPOSES
This Infrastructure is operated for the purpose of federated
access to services provided within the Helmholtz Association.
Individual services within the Infrastructure may present additional
Acceptable Use Policies.
By registering as a user you declare that you have read, understood and
will abide by the following conditions of use:
You shall only use the resources/services to perform work,
or transmit or store data consistent with the stated goals,
policies and conditions of use as defined by the body or
bodies granting you access.
You shall provide appropriate acknowledgement of support
or citation for your use of the resources/services
provided as required by the body or bodies granting you access.
You shall not use the resources/services for any purpose
that is unlawful and not (attempt to) breach or circumvent
any administrative or security controls.
You shall respect intellectual property and confidentiality
You shall protect your access credentials (e.g. private
keys or passwords).
You shall keep all your registered information correct and
up to date.
You shall immediately report any known or suspected security
breach or misuse of the resources/services or access
credentials to the specified incident reporting locations
and to the relevant credential issuing authorities.
You use the resources/services at your own risk. There is
no guarantee that the resources/services will be
available at any time or that their integrity or
confidentiality will be preserved or that they will suit
You agree that logged information, including personal data
provided by you for registration purposes, may be used for
administrative, operational, accounting, monitoring and
security purposes. You agree that this logged information
may be disclosed to other authorised participants via
secured mechanisms, only for the same purposes and only as
far as necessary to provide the services.
You agree that the body or bodies granting you access and
resource/service providers are entitled to regulate, suspend
or terminate your access without prior notice and without
compensation, within their domain of authority, and you
shall immediately comply with their instructions.
You are liable for the consequences of your violation of any
of these conditions of use, which may include but are not
limited to the reporting of your violation to your home
institute and, if the activities are thought to be illegal,
to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
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