Email Terms of Service
CityTech email users must comply with the following Terms of Service, as well as with the official statement of CUNY Computer User Responsibilities.
  • Email services should be used lawfully, ethically, courteously, and reasonably.
  • Email is provided to support the educational mission of CityTech.
  • Email may not be used for commercial purposes or for illegal, unethical or unauthorized activities. Users may not destroy or damage equipment, software or data.
  • Chain letters, unrestricted bulk e-mail, junk e-mail, "Who are you?" messages, and obscene or harassing messages are not permitted.
  • The use or attempted use of a false identity is prohibited. Users may not "hack", gain or try to gain access to (a) any computer system, files or messages for which they are not authorized, or to (b) any computer account other than their own.
  • Email accounts and passwords may not be shared.
  • Users may not send copies of documents in violation of copyright laws.
  • Users are asked to take care in subscribing to mailing lists and in sending large messages, multiple copies, etc. CityTech will maintain control over the amount of system resources allocated to users, and may change its resource quotas at any time. Users are expected to keep their e-mail size below system quotas, so that new messages may be received.
  • Users who violate the terms of service may be subject to appropriate disciplinary procedures.
  • Attempts to read another person's e-mail or other protected files will be treated as a serious matter. However, the privacy of e-mail messages cannot be guaranteed. (For more information, see the "privacy" section of the Baruch e-mail Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  • Unread e-mail and e-mail stored in trash folders are automatically deleted from email accounts after 30 days.
  • These Terms of Service are subject to amendment.