You are responsible for any abuse of your UCLA computing privileges, whether intentional or unintentional. To avoid inadvertent misuse of your Bruin OnLine account, please review the following information carefully, and always remain aware of current policies and regulations related to Bruin OnLine and the Bruin OnLine Web Service.
The Bruin OnLine Web Service is intended for academic and other University-related purposes. Use of the Bruin OnLine Web Service is regulated by Information Technology Services' Acceptable Use Policy. Some of the key points of the Acceptable Use Policy include:
- Bruin OnLine web pages may be used for incidental personal purposes provided such use does not interfere with University operation of information technologies or electronic mail services, burden the University with incremental costs, or interfere with your employment or other obligations to the University.
- Unauthorized use of the service and use for personal gain constitute theft under California law and will be prosecuted by the University.
- Displaying or distributing materials that violate copyrights, patent protections or license agreements is strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted by the University.
Unacceptable uses of the Bruin OnLine Web Service, which may be subject to disciplinary action, include but are not limited to:
- Use of any University facilities in a manner that violates copyrights, patent protections or license agreements;
- Use of any University facilities for personal gain or profit, or for any type of commercial use;
- Creating web pages that contain libelous materials or harassing statements;
- Posting materials that violate existing laws or the University's codes of conduct;
- Knowingly sharing web pages (UCLA departments and organizations are exempt);
You will be held accountable for your conduct under all applicable University policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements. Any action which deters other users from completing their work or which is otherwise deemed malicious by IT Services will result in loss of access to all Bruin OnLine services and may result in University disciplinary action as well as civil and/or criminal prosecution.
When creating a web page you may not have legal permission to include graphics, information and other content which is not originally your own. See the links in Related Information for more information on how copyright law applies to you and your web page.