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IT regulations ch. 7-10

7. Copyrights
8. Resource awareness
9. Copying of computer programmes
10. Financial responsibility

7. Copyrights

7.1. Programmes are normally protected by copyrights (e.g. text, sound and picture files and banks of information in databases). Users agree to respect these rights and use of copyrighted material is strictly limited to that which is sanctioned by agreement. This includes copyrighted information on the Internet and other electronic information systems.

7.2. Users are required to look into the copyright status of information intended for publication on websites or otherwise to be made available via BI’s IT services. Making available copyrighted material requires that necessary waivers from the copyright holders are obtained beforehand. Information regarding the publication, referencing and hosting of websites is available at “Studentportalen - IT Brukerstøtte” on http://www.bi.no.

7.3. When BI makes programmes, data and other services available, users are required to respect the limitations regarding their use that come with the agreement. These agreements are available at the appropriate IT department or at “Studentportalen - IT Brukerstøtte” on http://www.bi.no/ .

8. Resource awareness

8.1. BI’s IT services support academic activity, the administration, research and teaching. IT services are a limited resource and users have a shared responsibility for using them effectively. IT resources are regarded here as the machines and their network as well as IT personnel’s time.

8.2. Use of BI’s IT services must have a direct connection to users’ studies, the student union or organizational work in association with BI.

9. Copying of computer programmes

9.1. Illegal copying of computer programmes will, should it be discovered on a hard disk, be immediately deleted. ​Users should not copy programmes without having assured that this is permitted in accordance with Norwegian copyright laws or in agreement with the owner of the copyright. (Information on Norwegian copyright legislation can be found at the following address: http://www.lovdata.no)


10. Financial responsibility

10.1. BI disclaims all responsibility for financial loss as a result of inadequacies or malfunctions in connection with programmes, data or use of information obtained through the system from accessible databases or other sources.

10.2. Users are personally responsible for any legal and financial demands a copyright owner might make in connection with illegal use or distribution of material protected by Norwegian copyright laws. (Information on Norwegian copyright legislation can be found at the following address: http://www.lovdata.no)

Last Modified: 09/07/2012 13:53