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.
Twitter Inc. enables message sending (tweets) privately or publicly and option to follow particular tweeters. Tweets can be read without registration.
Twitter can be used anonymously. Registration requires name, username, password and email. All additional information is totally optional.
Ownership of the posted content remains user but Twitter reserves the right to use user content to its own purposes. Twitter may use content even after user account has been deactivated. This section applies also to private messages.
There has occurred some amount of successful attacks on twitter accounts lately.
Service gathers quite much information about the user (cookies, IP address etc.). Twitter enables opt-out possibility for many points and it also supports DNT qualities.
Twitter participates in Safe Harbor Program between US and EU.
+ Anonym usage enabled
+ Opt-out option for newsletters, tailored advertisements etc.
+ Ownership of the content remains to user
+ Participant of Safe Harbor Program Framework
- Twitter reserves the right to use user content in large extent
- Twitter gathers quite much information about the user (cookies etc.)
With registration or a Facebook account
Aalto University does not give support to this service
Support site (multilingual)