Rules and policies

Run Higher School of Economics demonstration project only on authorized computers

Run Higher School of Economics demonstration project only on computers that you own, or for which you have obtained the owner's permission. Some companies and schools have policies that prohibit using their computers for projects such as Higher School of Economics demonstration project.

How Higher School of Economics demonstration project will use your computer

When you run Higher School of Economics demonstration project on your computer, it will use part of the computer's CPU power, disk space, and network bandwidth. You can control how much of your resources are used by Higher School of Economics demonstration project, and when it uses them.

The work done by your computer contributes to the goals of Higher School of Economics demonstration project, as described on its web site. The application programs may change from time to time.

Privacy policy

Your account on Higher School of Economics demonstration project is identified by a name that you choose. This name may be shown on the Higher School of Economics demonstration project web site, along with a summary of the work your computer has done for Higher School of Economics demonstration project. If you want to be anonymous, choose a name that doesn't reveal your identity.

If you participate in Higher School of Economics demonstration project, information about your computer (such as its processor type, amount of memory, etc.) will be recorded by Higher School of Economics demonstration project and used to decide what type of work to assign to your computer. This information will also be shown on Higher School of Economics demonstration project's web site. Nothing that reveals your computer's location (e.g. its domain name or network address) will be shown.

To participate in Higher School of Economics demonstration project, you must give an address where you receive email. This address will not be shown on the Higher School of Economics demonstration project web site or shared with organizations. Higher School of Economics demonstration project may send you periodic newsletters; however, you can opt out at any time.

Private messages sent on the Higher School of Economics demonstration project web site are visible only to the sender and recipient. Higher School of Economics demonstration project does not examine or police the content of private messages. If you receive unwanted private messages from another Higher School of Economics demonstration project user, you may add them to your message filter . This will prevent you from seeing any public or private messages from that user.

If you use our web site forums you must follow the posting guidelines . Messages posted to the Higher School of Economics demonstration project forums are visible to everyone, including non-members. By posting to the forums, you are granting irrevocable license for anyone to view and copy your posts.

Is it safe to run Higher School of Economics demonstration project?

Any time you download a program through the Internet you are taking a chance: the program might have dangerous errors, or the download server might have been hacked. Higher School of Economics demonstration project has made efforts to minimize these risks. We have tested our applications carefully. Our servers are behind a firewall and are configured for high security. To ensure the integrity of program downloads, all executable files are digitally signed on a secure computer not connected to the Internet.

The applications run by Higher School of Economics demonstration project may cause some computers to overheat. If this happens, stop running Higher School of Economics demonstration project or use a utility program that limits CPU usage.

Higher School of Economics demonstration project was developed by REPLACE WITH COPYRIGHT HOLDER. BOINC was developed at the University of California.

Liability

Higher School of Economics demonstration project and REPLACE WITH COPYRIGHT HOLDER assume no liability for damage to your computer, loss of data, or any other event or condition that may occur as a result of participating in Higher School of Economics demonstration project.

Other BOINC projects

Other projects use the same platform, BOINC, as Higher School of Economics demonstration project. You may want to consider participating in one or more of these projects. By doing so, your computer will do useful work even when Higher School of Economics demonstration project has no work available for it.

These other projects are not associated with Higher School of Economics demonstration project, and we cannot vouch for their security practices or the nature of their research. Join them at your own risk.


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