Article 1 (Purpose)
Article 2 (Definition)
1 The Information Network shall mean the following systems under the control of the Computer Center:
(1) Terminal equipment under the control of the Computer Center, including PCs and tablets
(2) Network equipment under the control of the Computer Center, including Wi-Fi access points and routers
(3) Servers under the control of the Computer Center, including file servers and Web servers
(4) Software of which the licenses are under the control of the Computer Center, including antivirus software and formula manipulation software
(5) Cloud services of which the accounts are under the control of the Computer Center, including Google, Zoom, and Microsoft 365
(6) Other information equipment, communication equipment, and information services under the control of the Computer Center
2 The use of the accounts under the control of the Computer Center, such as online classes, shall be subject to the Terms even if the University’s network is not used.
3 When any software under the control of the Computer Center is installed on a PC owned by an individual, such software shall be subject to these Terms.
Article 3 (Users and Issuance of Accounts)
1 The person who may use the Information Network (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) shall be the following persons:
(1) Faculty (including part-time lecturers) and staff of the University (including part-time staff)
(2) Undergraduate and graduate students (including non-degree students, research students, students sent by government or business, exchange students, or auditing students)
(3) Any other person deemed appropriate by the Chief of the Computer Center (hereinafter referred to as “Center Chief”)
(4) A person subject to an information network roaming agreement, such as eduroam
2 The User in (1), (2), and (3) above shall be issued with an account required for the use of the Information Network from the Computer Center.
3 The User may get e-mail, Internet, and other services provided by the Information Network using his/her account.
Article 4 (Management of Account)
The User may not allow others use his/her account.
The User shall strictly manage his/her account and password and not leak them to others.
Any damages and liabilities due to any unauthorized use of the account shall be borne by the User of the said account.
Article 5 (Expiration of Account)
The account shall expire when the relevant User
(1) loses his/her status as faculty or staff at the University or
(2) loses his/her status as a student at the University.
Article 6 (Cancellation of Account)
If the User violates these Terms or any other rules or regulations separately determined by the Center Chief or causes any major obstacle to the operation of the Information Network, the Center Chief may cancel such User’s account or suspend such User’s use of the Information Network for a certain time period.
Article 7 (Principles of Use)
In principle, the Information Network shall be used for education and research of the University and the operation related thereto.
The Information Network shall not be used in violation of public policies and shall be used in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations, as well as rules and regulations of the University.
The Information Network shall not be used for political or religious activities.
Any social responsibilities, liabilities, and obligations arising out of the use of the Information Network shall be borne by the relevant User.
In using the Information Network, the User shall not engage in the following:
(1) Read other person’s communication information, including e-mails or assignments submitted in the online data storage without permission
(2) Plagiarize or fabricate other person’s information
(3) Commit any unauthorized access, including attack, infiltration, or block, to another person’s computer or the Information Network
(4) Intentionally create or spread any malicious programs (malware), including viruses, or false or incorrect information
(5) Infringe copyrights or other intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or privacy
(6) Transmit information by impersonating someone else (under anonymity or false name)
(7) Violate human rights, such as transmission and reception of indecent images, or discrimination or defamation of people
(8) Obstruct other person’s operation or work, including education or study
(9) Transmit or spread in-university information without good reason
(10) Provide any third party with, or upload in a way available to any third party, URLs related to online classes (including ID, password, or links),
videos, images, or audio recordings of classes (including audiovisual recordings or screen captures), or materials, or data provided in classes
(including slides, participant lists, or contents of chats)
(11) Commit any other act that the University deems inappropriate
６. In using the Information Network, the User shall take adequate antivirus measures and shall always update the security software to the newest
versions and strictly protect the information by encryption and/or access control.
Article 8 (Amendment and Repeal of Terms)
The amendment and repeal of this Terms shall be determined by the President of the University upon deliberation by the University Information Service Committee.
This Terms is amended and comes into effect as of April 1, 2023.