Cloud Computing and the Law

Cloud computing based services are relatively new, and you may have concerns or curiosity as to the legal issues which may have arisen in the adoption of such services by your institution, or which may arise through their operation. These might include questions about security of your personal data, the right of the cloud computing service provider to access and/or use your information, and questions about responsibility if anything goes wrong.

Users of Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, or other cloud storage services are encouraged to read this guide from JISC Legal:

A more concise statement from JISC regarding the use of dropbox is given below:

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact IT Support.

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