Terms of Service
Box Acceptable Use Agreement
As a user of
the University of Rochester Box Service, you are responsible for all data and
content that you upload to the Box Service or otherwise create using the Box
Service (collectively, “Data”). In addition, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE
FOLLOWING RULES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE BOX
- You will not store University Information classified
as Legally Restricted in the Box Service, as these
terms are defined at pages 8 through 11 of the University’s Information Technology
Policy at http://www.rochester.edu/it/policy/.
- You agree that your usage characteristics and
stored data are subject to review at any time by University information security
staff for purposes of ensuring compliance with University policies.
- The University of Rochester’s Box Service is
primarily for University business purposes and as such will follow the
same deprovisioning rules as other systems when an individual is no longer
affiliated with the University of Rochester.
- You will not share passwords or devices or
otherwise authorize any third party to access or use the Box Service on
- You will not engage in unlawful, fraudulent or
illegal activity, including unauthorized access or unauthorized use of the
Box Service or any accounts, computers or networks related to the Box
- You will not attempt to access or view any
information that You are not authorized to access or view. Accesses to
data in the Box Service will conform to the University Information
Technology Policy http://www.rochester.edu/it/policy/.
You will not use the Box Service to breach or violate any confidentiality
obligations, security controls or privacy requirements, including, without
limitation, by collecting or harvesting confidential information.
- You will not use the Box Service to
misappropriate or violate the rights of any third party, including,
without limitation, using the Box Service to store, send, or make
available materials protected by intellectual property rights of third
parties without the permission of the owner of the intellectual property
rights, unless otherwise permitted by applicable law.
- You will not damage, disrupt, interfere with,
diminish, or render inaccessible or unusable the Box Service, the Site or
others’ equipment or software or others’ data, communications or use of
the Box Service, or attempt to do so, or encourage or assist others to do
- You will not initiate a denial of service attack
from or against the Box Service or release a virus, Trojan horse, worms or
other malware or spyware from or against the Box Service.
- You will not use the Box Service to perpetrate a
hoax or engage in phishing schemes or forgery or other similar
falsification or manipulation of data.
- You will not use the Box Service to abuse,
harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
- You will not take any action that encourages or
assists others in engaging in any acts prohibited under this Agreement
(including, without limitation, providing others with the ability to
access data they should not be able to access).
- You will abide by reasonable administrative
directives issued by Box from time to time concerning the access or use of
the Box Service.
If You are found to be in
violation of the Box.Net Acceptable User Agreement, the University may take
disciplinary action, including restriction of and possible loss of computing privileges
or more serious consequences, up to and including suspension, termination, or
expulsion from the University. You may also be subject to federal, state and
local laws applicable to the prohibitions set forth in this Agreement.
If you have any questions about
this agreement please contact your Chief Information Security Officer or the
University IT or ISD Help Desk.