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Cognos Business Intelligence – Terms of Use


Please read the terms and conditions of use below.

By using this system, you agree/confirm:

  • to only ever use the personal data made available to me for the purposes of carrying out the duties attached to my post and will never disclose such data to any other staff members or students of the University, other than those who are authorised or required to have access to it, or to any third parties without the authority of my line manager and/or Governance Services;


  • to undertake to hold any electronic or hard copy data confidentially, store it securely and dispose of it appropriately when no longer required, either in a confidential shredding console bin or by deleting it;


  • that you understand that:
    • you are bound by the University’s Information Security and Manual Data Security policies and the University’s Data Protection Code of Practice and/or any other relevant University policies and procedures;  and
    • disciplinary action may be taken against you if you breach any of your obligations with regard to personal data;


  • that you understand that the system owner for Cognos (Planning & Business Intelligence) cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived from the Data by third parties. Definitions used within Cognos may vary from those used within source systems;


  • to reference Cognos in any publication where any data, information or visualisation has been used.


Should you have any queries regarding these Terms then please email us at cognos@napier.ac.uk