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We, the University of Cambridge, use your personal data to deliver IT facilities and services to you. This includes, as applicable:

  • the provision and operation of user IDs, email accounts, the University Card and telephones
  • your inclusion in internal directories
  • the use of authentication (sign-in) systems to deliver various teaching, research and administrative services and websites, whether run by the University or third parties
  • assessments of the usage and effectiveness of our IT facilities and services
  • supporting, monitoring and ensuring the quality and security of the networks, systems and services we operate (including where appropriate to monitor your use of those facilities in accordance with University policies, for example on the acceptable use of IT), and for training purposes.

Further information

You can find further information on our use of your personal data on the following pages, depending on your role in, or relationship with, the University:

Information about data gathered when visiting our websites is available on the privacy policy on our main website.

Our Information Compliance website also provides further information about data protection.

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University Wireless Service maintenance: Tuesday 21 September, 08:00–09:00

16 September 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Tuesday 21 September while we apply a security software patch. This is a security update to ClearPass, which provides Wireless Service network access control. We're not expecting any disruption to service, but it should be...

Mailing list migrations from Mailman to Sympa

31 August 2021

We intend to migrate all remaining lists associated with colleges from Mailman to Sympa during the week commencing 13 September 2020. The current total is 1,567. How this will affect users of the mailing list management service Most mailing list subscribers shouldn't notice any difference. During the switchover, there will...

Managed Zone Service closedown and migration to Mythic Beasts

24 August 2021

The Managed Zone Service (MZS) is being shut down, and its data content migrated to a commercial provider, Mythic Beasts. There will be no interruption to the service, but MZS users in institutions will need to make arrangements to retain management access to their zones. What is changing? UIS set up the MZS many years ago...