User Agreement



General Terms


Kirkby International College Learning Platform ("LMS") is provided for the advancement and enjoyment of all Kirkby International College learners, tutors and lecturers. This document exists to ensure that the "LMS" will function securely and appropriately for all users.


Applicability


The information in this document applies to all services provided within the "LMS" including email, email lists, web browsing, website publication, chat and newsgroups (forums). Kirkby International College. reserves the right to limit access to Internet and Intranet services, including the filtering of websites where deemed appropriate. This information applies to all users of the Kirkby International College. learning platform service ("LMS").


User Resposibilities



  1. Users will make use of the Kirkby learning platform ("LMS") for educational, professional or career development activities with allowance for reasonable personal use.

  2. Users are responsible for all use of their user account(s) and must take all reasonable precautions to prevent others from using their account(s).

  3. Users will adhere to any requirements for Internet and Intranet services, usage and user behaviour addressed in Kirkby International College. Policies, Student Handbook, Service Contracts and government legislation.

  4. Users will observe the User Responsibilities for appropriate use of Kirkby International College Internet and Intranet services ("LMS").

  5. Users will ensure that the language they use and information they publish through all learning platform services is respectful of, and sensitive to, all peoples.

  6. Users will respect the copyright of owners and authors of work on the learning platform and other websites. Copyright infringement occurs when an individual inappropriately reproduces a work that is protected by a copyright. Many works can only be used with the prior written permission of the author.

  7. Users will notify their designated Help Desk when they identify a security problem, or their tutor/lecturer/supervisor/manager/facilitator in the case of illegal/inappropriate use of the Kirkby International College. learning platform ("LMS") or linked websites.

  8. It is prohibited to use the Kirkby International College Learning Platform ("LMS") and associated software or linked in websites to seek out, access or send any material of an offensive, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate nature.



Users will be suspended from the service if found to be in breach of any of the terms above.