Terms and Conditions of Use

  1. All use of Research Computing Platforms is subject to the UCL Computing Regulations.
  2. All users will be required to renew their account once per year. Users will receive a reminder one month prior to suspension of their Legion account sent to their Live@UCL e-mail address. Funding information will need to be provided upon application, and publication information upon renewal.
  3. Users are forbidden from performing production runs on login nodes.
  4. The Research Computing Platform Services Team reserve the right to suspend or ban without prior warning any use of the system which impairs its operation.
  5. With the exception of in cases where there is imminent harm or risk to the service, the Research Computing Platform Services Team will not access your files without permission.
  6. Official service notifications are sent to the legion-users (or the equivalent for other services) mailing list. Users are automatically subscribed to this list using their Live@UCL e-mail address and should read notices sent there.
  7. The Research Computing Platform Services Team reserve the right to suspend users' accounts, without notice, in the event of a user being the subject of any UCL disciplinary procedure, or where a user is found to be in breach of UCL’s Computing Regulations or best practice guidelines regarding password management, as provided by Information Services Division.
  8. Users are required to acknowledge their use of Research Computing services in any publications describing research that has been conducted, in any part, using our services. This should be done according to the descriptions here.
  9. All support requests should be sent by e-mail to rc-support@ucl.ac.uk.