TERMS OF SERVICE FOR US WEBSITES
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The Information Technology Division provides the Web hosting Service to all officially affiliated Stellenbosch University Departments, Centres, Bureaux, and Institutes.
The Services offered and concomitant costs (where applicable) are listed under Hosting Options

PAGEMASTER

To become a Pagemaster you are required to submit accurate, current and complete personal and professional information requested on the online registration form. You as a Pagemaster are solely responsible for the proper use of your account, including maintaining the confidentiality of your password. Your account is non-transferable. Unauthorized use of your account by a third party is prohibited and should be reported to the Web Administrator immediately.

LIMITATIONS

  1. No telnet access to the Web server is permitted.
  2. For security reasons as well as the optimization of the server, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) scripts are not permitted.
  3. All content on the Web server is publicly accessible until and unless you take steps to restrict access.
  4. We will not support any custom DLL’s.
  5. We shall support the configuration of the following Windows applications: FrontPage Extensions, ASP, Access 2000 and MS SQL.
  6. We shall set-up the environment for the following Red Hat Linux applications: PERL, CGI, PHP, MySQL.
  7. No third party applications or configurations will be supported under any circumstance.
  8. We will not support any code settings, configurations or modifications.
  9. We will support our Web Servers Operating System (Windows 2000 & Red Hat Linux) and hardware.
  10. FTP support will be offered in the form of connectivity checks only.
  11. We will not FTP or upload clients’ information on their behalf under any circumstance.
PAGEMASTER CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. It is the Pagemaster's responsibility to keep backup copies of all published pages on your hard disk or diskette in order to minimize potential loss of information and effort;
  2. The space allocation may not be used to provide space for other individuals (friends, family) or organizations (clubs, groups) not affiliated to Stellenbosch University;
  3. The services provided by the Information Technology Division are intended for Stellenbosch University-affiliated use only. Commercial use or resale of any content offered by the Division is strongly prohibited and constitutes violation of the Terms of Service;
  4. By publishing pages to the Web server, the Academic and/or other Department and its designated Pagemaster are solely responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of the content;
  5. Dissemination of inaccurate, misleading or falsified information is strictly prohibited and is considered as an infringement of the Electronic Communications Policy. The University reserves the right to revise or delete any content published by a Pagemaster, which may be inaccurate or violate copyright or other restrictions.
PAGEMASTER CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. It is the Pagemaster's responsibility to keep backup copies of all published pages on your hard disk or diskette in order to minimize potential loss of information and effort;
  2. The space allocation may not be used to provide space for other individuals (friends, family) or organizations (clubs, groups) not affiliated to Stellenbosch University;
  3. The services provided by the Information Technology Division are intended for Stellenbosch University-affiliated use only. Commercial use or resale of any content offered by the Division is strongly prohibited and constitutes violation of the Terms of Service;
  4. By publishing pages to the Web server, the Academic and/or other Department and its designated Pagemaster are solely responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of the content;
  5. Dissemination of inaccurate, misleading or falsified information is strictly prohibited and is considered as an infringement of the Electronic Communications Policy. The University reserves the right to revise or delete any content published by a Pagemaster, which may be inaccurate or violate copyright or other restrictions.
VIOLATIONS OF POLICY

This Terms of Service for Web hosting are subject to clause 2 of the Electronic Communications Policy governing acceptable and unacceptable use.

PRIVACY

Pagemaster privacy is subject to the relevant provisions in the Electronic Communications Policy.

MODIFICATION TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The University reserves the right to modify any section of the Terms (including the Tariff Schedule) without your prior consent, but will notify the Pagemaster via e-mail and by posting an updated version of the Terms on this page.