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 Aalto IT services & help.
Gmail, Google Mail
Terms of Service
Registration asks to input first name, last name, birthday and gender in addition to creating the username and password.
+The users retains ownership of any intellectual property rights to uploaded content.
+Notices of changes are posted by at least 14 days in advance.
+If a service is discontinued, “reasonable advance notice and a chance to get information out of that Service”.
-Google receives a license to use all uploaded content in current and future services. This license continues even if you stop using the service.
-Google collects vast amounts of information of the users.
-Google tracks users on other websites.
-Google can share personal information with the consent of the user. Google can also share or publish aggregated data that does not identify a person.
-Google may stop providing services at any time.
Use requires a Google account.
Outlook.com, Yahoo! Mail