This VO collects and makes available resources for the EGI Platform for the long-tail of science. The goal of this platform is to offer user-friendly access to e-infrastructure services for members of the long-tail of science, i.e. for individual researchers and small research teams who do not belong to any of the established EGI Virtual Organisation communities.
Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy and Conditions of Use (“AUP”) defines the rules and conditions that govern your access to and use (including transmission, processing, and storage of data) of the resources and services (“Services”) as granted by the EGI Federation to the users of the vo.access.egi.eu Virtual Organisation, for the purpose of meeting the goals of EGI, namely to deliver advanced computing services to support researchers, multinational projects and research infrastructures, and the goals of the vo.access.egi.eu Virtual Organisation, namely to offer user-friendly access to e-infrastructure services for members of the long tail of science, i.e. for individual researchers and small research teams who do not belong to any of the other established Virtual Organisation communities.
1. You shall only use the Services in a manner consistent with the purposes and limitations described above; you shall show consideration towards other users including by not causing harm to the Services; you have an obligation to collaborate in the resolution of issues arising from your use of the Services.
2. You shall only use the Services for lawful purposes and not breach, attempt to breach, nor circumvent administrative or security controls.
3. You shall respect intellectual property and confidentiality agreements.
4. You shall protect your access credentials (e.g. passwords, private keys or multi-factor tokens); no intentional sharing is permitted.
5. You shall keep your registered information correct and up to date.
6. You shall promptly report known or suspected security breaches, credential compromise, or misuse to the security contact stated below; and report any compromised credentials to the relevant issuing authorities.
7. Reliance on the Services shall only be to the extent specified by any applicable service level agreements listed below. Use without such agreements is at your own risk.
8. Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the privacy statements referenced below.
9. Your use of the Services may be restricted or suspended, for administrative, operational, or security reasons, without prior notice and without compensation.
10. If you violate these rules, you may be liable for the consequences, which may include your account being suspended and a report being made to your home organisation or to law enforcement.
11. Your registration can be suspended when you exceed the resources that were allocated for you during membership approval, or when your membership expires. (Membership is initially 6 months and can be extended for another 6 months).
12. You shall provide appropriate acknowledgement of support for your use of the resources/services provided.
The following acknowledgement text can be used for this purpose (e.g. in scientific publications):
"This work benefited from services and resources provided by the EGI-ACE (receiving funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation under Grant Agreement no. 101017567, with the dedicated support of the cloud providers of the EGI Federation”.
The administrative contact for this AUP is: email@example.com
The security contact for this AUP is: firstname.lastname@example.org
The privacy statements (e.g. Privacy Notices) are located either at: https://go.egi.eu/privacy-notice-check-in or are presented to the user accessing a Service having its own Privacy Notice.