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Terms of Use

Terms of Use


1) General procurement guidelines

  1. Only employees of RWTH Aachen University (hereinafter referred to as the borrower) are entitled to borrow against a loan contract.
  2. The laptops may only be used for teaching and training purposes and to support conferences or meetings at RWTH Aachen University.
    • The use of the laptops for personal use is expressly excluded.
  3. The borrower is permitted to pass them on to students for teaching purposes. However, the full responsibility remains with the borrower.
  4. The borrower is responsible for the complete and punctual return of the borrowed equipment and for any damage occurring during the lending period.
    • The borrower is obliged to handle the systems with care.
    • In the event of non-compliance, the IT Center reserves the right to make financial claims and, if necessary, is entitled to exclude the borrower from renewed lending on a temporary or permanent basis.
  5. The borrower undertakes to safeguard license rights with regard to the software pre-installed by the IT Center and the software installed by the borrower or the end users themselves.
  6. The borrower undertakes to have the IP addresses required for network access provided in advance by the responsible local network manager.
  7. The IT Center does not guarantee that the laptops and the corresponding accessories will be available on time or that the full agreed number will be available.
    • This applies, for example, in the event of late return or return of defective systems by the previous borrower.
  8. The IT Center will inform the hirer immediately if it is foreseeable that the promised systems will not be fully available.
    • If possible, the IT Center will make alternative systems available.

2) Scope and duration of the loan

  1. The loan period is agreed in advance between the IT Center and the borrower. It is a minimum of two days and should usually not exceed two weeks.
    • In justified cases, the laptops can be rented for a maximum of 28 days, depending on the number of laptops available.
  2. Loan series, e.g. one day per week over the entire semester, or permanent loans may not be carried out.
  3. The equipment is available for collection on the first day of the agreed lending period between 08:00 and 18:00 at the IT-ServiceDesk of the IT Center (Seffenter Weg 23, upper entrance).
  4. On the last day of the loan period the equipment must be returned in full to the IT-ServiceDesk between 08:00 and 18:00 hours.

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