GÉANT refers to the collective name of GEANT Limited in
Cambridge, UK and GÉANT Association in Amsterdam, Netherlands
and hereby called the organization. The organization
is also responsible for the management of the GÉANT Project and
related projects hereby called Project. Where
explicitly is referred Project then added requirements are set within
the controls regulated by the organization.
The diverse nature of interconnected research systems and the
challenges they face whilst balancing the need to provide an
environment to foster research and ensure productivity results in
administrators being tasked with a constant balancing act with respect
to ease of use and security. To better ensure security on systems and
data, users are key to facilitating this secure workspace. This policy
provides a framework for users to follow when using organizations'
and Project assets.
This Acceptable Use Policy for the organization and Project is
designed to protect from harm assets caused by its misuse. The term
misuse covers deliberate and inadvertent actions on affected assets.
Adhering to the principle of subsidiarity, the organization and
project accepts traffic allowable under the respective national AUPs
as set by the connected NRENs. In instances where the customer
connects directly to the Project Network, the Project Network and
Services can generally be used for any legal purpose. However, we may
restrict your access if you interfere with or adversely affect the
operation of the Project Network or Services, as determined by us.
Prohibited activities: You must not use the
organizational and or Project Network or other Services, or allow
anyone to use them, in any way that:
Protection of the organizational and or Project Network or other
Services is vital to ensure that we meet our legal obligations and
comply with all regulations from local and international authorities.
The organization retains the right to monitor the organizational
and or Project Network to protect its assets, its staff and third
parties and to ensure the appropriate use of organizational and
Project resources and confidential information in compliance with
privacy law. Systems have been implemented to automate monitoring
where viable to ensure real-time protection and minimal human
intervention. However, the organization may need to monitor systems
and or network traffic from time to time to protect organization and
Non-compliance with this policy will be treated as a serious
matter and appropriate action will be taken for any non-compliance.
All users must immediately report to GÉANT
CERT (firstname.lastname@example.org) all security breaches not limited
to systems and/or data breaches.
Current version of GTS Client GUI is under development
Please note that any actions submitted can be lost at any