Microsoft 365 Terms of Service
The following agreement ("Agreement") describes the terms on which you may access and use Microsoft 365 ("Service").
Microsoft 365 Terms of Service
The Microsoft 365 service at Emily Carr University of Art and Design is provided in support of learning, teaching, and administration. The following agreement ("Agreement") describes the terms on which you may access and use Microsoft 365 ("Service").
The following features are available in this Service:
- Discuss, share documents, and collaborate with users, send and receive instant messages and e-mail.
- Send and receive audio or video calls from any university user
- Attend virtual meetings containing audio, video, and screen sharing visible to all meeting participants
- Share, comment, and collaborate on files shared with or received from other users
- As new features are included in the Microsoft 365 service, the service definition will be updated.
We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms for acceptance on this site. Your continued use of the Service indicates your acceptance of the amended Terms of Service.
By enrolling in the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as a student, entering employment with the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, or by using the Service, you agree to make your information available to ECUAD service administrators who are located in Canada and Microsoft service administrators who are located worldwide for the purpose of support and system administration. You should not add or share personal or private information about yourself that you do not wish others to see. Any personal information that you publish about others must already be publicly available, presented by the third party in context, or you must have written consent from the individual prior to publishing it.
Your first name, last name, ID, email address, IP address, location, device information and class and group enrollment will be stored outside Canada, on servers operated by Microsoft. Microsoft employees and subcontractors will have access to this information for the purposes of operating the service. Complete information on Microsoft’s use, protection, and access to personal data can be found on their website.
Use of the Service is subject to university policies.
The Service is available via single sign-on only to current students, faculty, and staff at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. This service is available to users as a result of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design participation in the BCNET licensing agreement with Microsoft. If the university terminates this participation or if BCNET terminates this licensing agreement, this service may no longer be available to users.
Support for the Service is provided by University Systems. Requests for University Systems support can be made through the IT Help Desk. Microsoft provides support for product feature and capability questions and provides online tutorials and how-to documents. Microsoft training and support information for Microsoft 365 can be found at https://support.office.com/en-ca/office-training-center.
University Systems provides support for access to and authentication with this Service. In using this service, you consent to receive all communications including notices, announcements, feedback, support or other information from University Systems. University Systems may provide all such communications by email or by posting them as a notice on the University Systems site.
This service is operated by Microsoft. Access to this site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in circumstances of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the control of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. The Service pages may contain links to other websites outside the control of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design; the Emily Carr University of Art and Design is not responsible for the content of these sites. The Emily Carr University of Art and Design provides no guarantee on the availability of content linked within the Service. References and links to any website must not be taken as an endorsement by the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Content posted within the Service must not be taken as an endorsement by the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.