Bylaws on the Virtual Private Network service associated with the ADC computer system

March 1st, 2013
(Aim)
Article 1
These bylaws define necessary issues in using the Virtual Private Network service (hereafter “the VPN service”) for accessing to the open-use computer system (hereafter “ADC system”) operated by the Astronomy Data Center (hereafter “Center”), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (ADC/NAOJ) from outside of NAOJ.
(Qualifications for a user)
Article 2
A person who can use the VPN service (hereafter “User”) must be a researcher not belonging to the NAOJ, who holds his/her valid user account to access either the Multi-wavelength Data Analysis subsystem or the Solar subsystem.
(Application of the VPN account)
Article 3
A person who wishes to use the VPN service shall submit the application form to the director of the Center, which has to be approved by the director. For a person who belongs to an institute in foreign countries, a NAOJ staff in charge of acceptance of the person has to submit the application form for the person.
(Approval and renewal of the VPN account)
Article 4
  1. The director shall issue an account for accessing the VPN service (hereafter “VPN account”) upon approval of the application;
  2. The VPN account shall be valid for the same period as the user account; and
  3. The renewal of the VPN account must be made after the renewal of the user account.
(Restriction in accessing the VPN service)
Article 5
  1. A user must not conduct any illegal network access (no violation of Unauthorized Computer Access Law) nor violate the law of Illegal network access and the Copyright Act;
  2. A user is restricted to access only to (a) subsystem(s) where the user has the user account; and
  3. Through the VPN service a user must not log in from the ADC system to any computer in any other subnet.
(Prohibition of diversion of the VPN account)
Article 6
A user must not use the VPN account for any other purpose than the accepted, and must not lend the VPN account to others.
(Report)
Article 7
A user has to report to the director provided that the followings occur while the VPN account is valid:
  1. When the user terminates the use of the ADC system or the VPN service; and
  2. When the user’s affiliation or position is changed.
(Revocation of the VPN account)
Article 8
The director may revoke or suspend the VPN account when a user violates these bylaws or uses the ADC system for any other purpose than the accepted.

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