Aalto Cloud Info

Foodle

Level C, Evaluated cloud services

The service is created and maintained by a third party. As a rule, no support is provided for the use of the service.

Any material or discussions intended for Aalto University members only shall not be processed using C level services.

Keep in mind that public cloud services often disclose information to third parties, and may also claim ownership of the information or change licence terms and conditions without informing its users of the changes.

If the service use involves
(1) processing of personal data, (2) processing of secret material,  (3) processing of bank details, (4) administration requirements, (5) requirements for 24/7 usability, (6) licences, (7) costs, (8) a large number of users, (9) several units
always contact the 
account managers.

Foodle

https://foodl.org/

Foodle is a service for simple surveys or polls and for scheduling meetings. Aalto does not give support for this service.

Terms of Service
https://www.uninett.no/en/acceptable-use

Privacy Policy
https://rnd.feide.no/software/foodle/foodle-privacy-policy/

Ethical norms
https://www.uninett.no/en/ethical-guidelines

Valuation (15.11.2017)

Service is provided by UNINETT Group which is owned by Norway’s ministry of education. In Finland most proximally equivalent service is provided by CSC.

Calendar information can be seen and updated at workstation or through smartphone. Calendar invitation of Outlook can be send also to users outside Outlook.

Service gathers quite little information about the user and that information is not given to third parties.

Terms of service does not inform directly about the ownership of the material. Service does not accept any attachments just some pictures. Terms of service and privacy policy are quite skimpy.

Service requires user to commit its ethical norms.

+ Gathered information is very minimal
+ Non- commercial revenue model
+ Federal logging system

- Terms of service and directions are short and maybe too simple
- Some material not available in native language (multilingual documents and user interfaces)


Login

Aalto account
OpenID https://openidp.feide.no/

Surveys have option to answer without login, however it is recommended to require respondents to login.
Then you'll be sure that each user responds only once.

Support

Aalto University does not give support to this service

Through general mailing list or emailing to administration
https://foodl.org/support

Provider

UNINETT Group

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