Considering using cloud services such as outsourcing student email or data storage solutions? We can help you! Cloud computing and the law is a free online event taking place at 10am on Thursday 19 January. Aimed at management, senior IT staff, policy makers, IT users and staff responsible for achieving cost efficiencies, the session will help you to:
- Implement policy to ensure compliant use of cloud computing
- Get the most from the specially-designed JISC Legal toolkit
- Tackle the legal risk decisions to re-evaluate Cloud computing
The first in the Jisc Advance free online seminar series 'Cutting Costs not Corners'. In this session John Kelly and Deborah Ferns, Legal Information Specialists at Jisc Legal will be steering you around legally compliant cloud computing.
What will the webinar cover?
- how to protect your interests in the cloud provider contract
- the risks of outsourcing student email and data storage
- the legal responsibility for technology use and for data, particularly personal data
- John X Kelly is an experienced legal expert in the fields of intellectual property law and liability in general in the education context. He also specialises in copyright licensing, online defamation, privacy rights and freedom of information as well as how the law deals with illegal and inappropriate content in the online environment.
- Deborah Ferns pursued a career in commercial contracts firstly within the IT/telecommunications industry and then as Legal Adviser for the UK operations of a contract testing and manufacturing. Deborah specialises in intellectual property law, contracts and licensing addressing the challenges faced by further and higher education establishments in the use of innovative technologies.
Who should attend
The seminar is aimed at management, senior IT staff, policy makers, IT users and staff responsible for achieving cost efficiencies.