AUP

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SOWN Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

SOWN provides access to the SOWN network and the Internet-at-large through wireless access points located on University of Southampton campuses (campus nodes) and around Southampton as a whole (home nodes). These access points are intended for light Internet use, i.e. checking email, surfing the web, etc. Excessive or inappropriate use will lead to a users account being restricted or even suspended.

SOWN Community Users

Can only obtain Internet access through home nodes. Where Internet access is typically provided through a private ADSL connection.

University of Southampton Users

Can obtain Internet access through both home nodes and campus nodes, in the latter case, Internet access is provided by JANET and therefore the Janet Acceptable Use Policy also applies.

Eduroam Users

Can also obtain Internet access through both home nodes and campus nodes, in the latter case, Internet access is provided by JANET and therefore the Janet Acceptable Use Policy also applies.

SOWN Network

All the above users can access the SOWN Network and its non-Internet resources from any node. Any misuse of the access will lead to the immediate suspension of that user's account.