Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policies

ICT Acceptable Use Policy


  • You must not use anything that you are not permitted to access
  • You must not do anything illegal
  • You must not create or use offensive material
  • You must not introduce viruses or do anything else that causes problems for others
  • Do not email or remove any personal or sensitive data without obtaining permission and using strong encryption
  • You could be subject to disciplinary and/or other action if you break the rules
  • If you are not sure about anything contact the ICT Service Desk on x6500 or

ICT Acceptable Use Policy (PDF)

UoL – Visitor Wi-Fi Privacy Policy


  • The University of Lincoln collects personal information when you self-register to use the “UoL – Visitor” Wi-Fi
  • We collect information to comply with the Data Retention Regulations of 2009
  • We collect your first name, last name, address, email address and you IP address
  • Your information will be retained for 1 year from first use and then automatically deleted
  • If you have a query about your personal information rights then please contact the Information Compliance team by email on

Visitor Privacy Notice (PDF)

Notice & Takedown Policy

Notifying the University of Lincoln

If you find material which you consider illegally held or published on a University of Lincoln website please contact us and supply the following information:

  • Your contact details
  • Full details of the material
  • The web address (URL) where you found the material
  • A statement that, under penalty of perjury, you are the rights owner or are authorised to act for the rights owner.

Further Information

Complaints may be made by email containing the details above should be sent to:

or, in writing to:

Information Security
ICT Services 
Brayford Pool 

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