Terms of Use

Users of the University of Saskatchewan Videoconferencing Service agree to the following terms of use:

  • All users of the service must abide by all applicable laws. All University users must abide by all University Policies. It is the responsibility of the videoconferencing support specialist or the videoconferencing facilitator to inform remote participants of any University Policies that are applicable to their use of the service

  • In the event of a request to troubleshoot problems during a videoconference session, participants agree that the session may be recorded to assist in the troubleshooting process. 

  • University of Saskatchewan faculty, staff, and students receive service priority for university business including meetings for educational, business, or research purposes, online lectures, inter-institutional working groups, etc. External organizations can also access the service when resources are available.

  • Participants in meetings hosted by this service can include people who are not employees, faculty, or students of the University of Saskatchewan. 

  • Users recognize that there are limitations to how many people can use the service at a given time and agree to abide by decisions made by the Service Manager to guarantee compliance with software licenses. 

  • Access to any system with a user licensed limit will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority given to University of Saskatchewan faculty, staff, and students.

  • All videoconferencing support specialists who create videoconferencing recordings on the U of S Telepresence Content Server (TCS)  must remove their recordings within one week of recording completion. The recordings can be exported from the server in various quality, ratio and file formats  (Window Media, MPEG-4 for Quicktime, MPEG-4 for Flash). Contact vc_service@usask.ca to learn more about rich media storage and distribution solutions.
  • Users may be asked to participate in a survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the service.

Copyright and Ownership

  • Participants warrant and represent that they have obtained all appropriate copyrights to distribute materials provided in sessions hosted on this system.

  • Any participant of a videoconferencing session agrees to notify all other participants if the session is to be recorded.