Users are ultimately responsible for any and all use of their computing accounts. Consequently, users should:
maintain secure passwords for all accounts assigned to them
take precautions against others obtaining unauthorized access to their computing resources. This obligation applies particularly to users who are responsible for confidential information
not willingly divulge passwords and other access control information for their personal accounts to any other person.
not use or attempt to use computing facilities or accounts to which they have not been granted explicit access by an appropriate system administrator
use computing facilities and services only for the purposes for which they were authorized
respect all copyrights and licenses associated with university computing facilities
not attempt to interfere with the normal operation of a shared system
not attempt to encroach on others' use of computing facilities or to deprive others of resources
not attempt to subvert the restrictions associated with their computing accounts
not use computing facilities to send obscene, vulgar or harassing messages
not attempt unauthorized access to computing installations outside of Queen's using Queen's computers or communications facilities.
Alleged violations of the Code shall be dealt with as outlined in the document Procedures for Cases of Computer Abuse. Individuals or groups who feel that there has been a violation of the Code are directed to the document Procedures for Lodging a Complaint of Computer Abuse.