- Rights and Responsibilities of ITSC
1.1. The laboratory is administered by the
Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC)
of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and
is open for CUHK staff & students ONLY.
Except those authorized by ITSC, no other persons
are allowed to enter the laboratory.
1.2. ITSC staff will perform random checking
on the identity of users. They have the right
to request users to present their CU Link staff
or student identity cards. Anyone who fails
or refuses to provide proof for his or her
identity will be requested to leave the laboratory
immediately. Those who refuse to leave will
be handled by the Security Unit of the University
or the Police.
1.3. All the training rooms can be reserved
for instructional purposes. Corresponding booking
schedule is posted at the entrance of the room
and can be read on-line on the ITSC homepage.
ITSC has the right to close the room without
notice in order to accommodate instructional
- Use of Facilities
2.1. Users must carry their CU staff or student
identity cards and present it to ITSC staff
2.2. Users are automatically abided by the
policies and guidelines as specified in document "RGEN
002 Computer Network - Policies and Guidelines
on Access and Usage" which is obtainable
in the User Area and can be read online at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/itsc/about/policies.html.
2.3. Users should not copy any copyrighted
software/product that is protected by The Copyright
2.4. Users should not install any software
in the workstation without ITSC authorization.
2.5. Users should not attach any hardware or
device to the equipment provided without ITSC
2.6. Users should not login more than one workstation
concurrently in the ITSC PC LAN system.
2.7. Users should not leave computers idle.
ITSC has the right to reassign any unattended
computers that are left idle for more than
15 minutes to other users. ITSC is not responsible
for any data loss caused by the reassignment.
2.8. Users are responsible for the care and
use of the ITSC's facilities. Users may be
liable to bear the cost of repairing any damage
to the facilities caused by negligence or failure
to adhere to the proper operating procedures.
- Rights and Responsibilities of Users
3.1. Users are not allowed to bring in food or beverages into the laboratory. Eating and drinking are NOT allowed. And smoking is prohibited.
3.2. Users should not use computers to create
sounds or music that may disturb other users
in the laboratory.
3.3. Users should not move any facilities or
furniture housed in the laboratory without
3.4. Users should work quietly. Yelling, shouting,
group discussions and social gatherings are
not allowed in the laboratory. Group discussions
should be held in ITSC Discussion Rooms or
other assigned areas.
3.5. Users should clean up their working area
3.6. Users should take care of their belongings.
ITSC has the right to remove any unattended
personal belongings that are found in the laboratory.
ITSC will not be responsible for any loss or
damage to any personal belongings in the laboratory.
3.7. Users can bring bags and briefcases into
the laboratory whereas umbrellas should be
deposited at the entrance.
3.8. Users should not play computer games in
3.9. Users should not post in the laboratory
without ITSC authorization.
The Conditions of Use apply to the following
The User Areas including all training rooms (1/F., Pi Chiu Building
and 6/F, Wu Ho Man Yuen Building, Learning Commons).
Users who violate
the above rules will lose the rights to use ITSC
facilities. For first offense, the offender's
ITSC PC LAN account will be suspended for ONE
DAY. Serious or repeated offenses will result
in total loss of usage of ITSC facilities. The
case may also be referred to the Dean of the
student's college, Graduate School, or the appropriate
University authority for further action.
Should there be any inconsistency between the
English and Chinese version of this “Conditions
of Use”, the English version shall prevail.
User Support Division
Information Technology Services Centre
Version 3, May 2014