Rules for use of the Mid sweden university network

Acceptable use policy

Identity Provider - IDP

General description of SAML2 WebSSO

The service provides authentication of users which have an electronic idenitity at Mid Sweden University , together with release of attributes pertaining to the authenticated user. The provider of the service/centre of learning is a member of SWAMID, the Swedish identity federation for Research and higher education. The service has been deployed in accordance with SWAMID’s policy and encompassing rules and guidelines which have been laid down by SWAMID.


Policy for personal integrity

The service adheres to the policy for the handling of personal data which has been published by Mid Sweden University in accordance with Swedish law.


The service and limitations of service

Mid Sweden University undertakes to guarantee the availability of the service in accordance with Mid Sweden University’s requirements and expectations. The process for creation, deletion and maintenance of electronic identities at Mid Sweden University is described here . Mid Sweden University follows SWAMID’s recommendations for release of attributes based upon entity categories. Mid Sweden University reserves the right to change the actually released attributes, having communicated such with a service provider, regardless of the recommendations from SWAMID concerning the entity category the service provider has been placed in.


Service and support

Questions and faults regarding Mid Sweden University and it’s SAML2 WebSSO service should be directed to the following local support channels: 


Tfn:            010-142 80 00

Contingent liability Mid Sweden University

Regulations for the use of the network and other IT resources at Mid Sweden University.

The IT resources of the university belong to Mid Sweden University and are meant to be used in the framework of the activities of the university. The IT resources may only be used by authorized users. The use of the IT resources may not interfere with existing legislation, the rules of SUNET, the regulations listed in this document or the regulations of the respective activity.

Authorized user

An authorized user is a user who has been authorized to use the IT resources of the university

  • The authorization is personal and cannot be transferred to a third person
  • The user identity must not be hidden when using the IT resources
  • The authorization expires when the employment, studies or other link to Mid Sweden University ends
  • The authorization can be withdrawn when the regulations are violated or when Mid Sweden University finds it necessary.

Use of the IT resources at Mid Sweden University

The IT resources of Mid Sweden University must not be used to spread, store or share information in an inappropriate way

  • interfering with existing legislation,
  • in activities that are not tied to the university,
  • for purposes that may harm the university´s name or reputation,
  • aiming at the marketing of products or services that are not linked to the university,
  • or in any other way interfere with the university´s activities.

Equipment and network

It is not allowed to:

  • attach equipment, such as switches, routers, access points or other types of network equipment,
  • offer services, such as DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP using the Mid Sweden University network.

It is allowed to attach private equipment, such as mobiles or computers, to the Mid Sweden University network.

Information security and GDPR

As a user, I am also obliged to

  • follow the university´s rules and regulations for information security Information security
  • handle personal data in accordance with GDPR GDPR


Users who breach the regulations may be suspended from further use of the computers and network of Mid Sweden University, and also suspended from their studies or work, or even fired.

Acts that are considered criminal will be reported to the police. Individuals who breach the above-mentioned regulations are personally liable in terms of consequences, sanctions or compensation.


SUNET´s regulations:
Information security:



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