Regulations for IT users

Regulations concerning the use of computing services

This is a high-level description of the responsibilities and required behaviour of users of University IT systems, including University networks. Learn more about data protection and freedom of information policies at the University of Leicester.

The University has a statutory duty under Section 26(1) of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, known as the Prevent duty, to have due regard to and aid the process of preventing people from being drawn into and supporting terrorism.  It is part of the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy with the aim of reducing the threat to the UK.

University members must not create, download, store or transmit extremism-related material with the intention of supporting or spreading terrorism.  The University reserves the right to block or monitor access to such material.

Internet code of practice

This is provided to ensure that the Internet is used in a way which is beneficial to all the members of the University.

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