Wireless usage guidelines at Deakin
Deakin staff and students
Deakin staff and students who use eduroam at Deakin must abide by the Deakin Information Technology Use - Operational Policy, the Australian eduroam Policy and the additional guidelines set out below.
Staff and students who use eduroam at other participating institutions must also respect the host organisation’s equivalent access usage policy.
Visitors to Deakin who wish to use the eduroam service at Deakin must abide by their home organisation's access usage policy, the Australian eduroam Policy and the additional guidelines set out below. They must also respect Deakin's Information Technology Use - Operational Policy.
- All users must abide by their home organisation’s access usage policy or equivalent, and respect the host organisation’s equivalent policy. Where regulations differ and the user has been notified or instructed to do so, the more restrictive applies. As a minimum all users must abide by relevant Australian law.
- Users are responsible for taking reasonable steps to ensure they are connected to a genuine eduroam service, including adequate security checks (as directed by their home organisation) prior to entering their login credentials.
- Users are responsible for their credentials and must not allow them, or authorised internet access, to be shared or used independently by other users.
- If credentials may have been lost or compromised, users must immediately report back to their home organisation.
- Users are responsible for informing the host organisation (where possible) and home organisation of any faults with the eduroam service.
- Users are responsible for keeping their systems patched and protected from viruses, otherwise access may be restricted by the host organisation.
- Eduroam is only available to users over 18 years of age or those users that have acquired parental consent to use the non-filtered internet access.