Lecturecast Policy

This page gathers together applicable policies for staff and students using the Lecturecast service. Many of these are general UCL Policy regarding using of Information Services, but please read these carefuly before you use the system.

Lecturecast Retention Policy

  • Content on the Lecturecast system will be permanently deleted after seven (7) years
  • Lecturecast content will be available for four (4) years from the date of capture
  • Any content older than four years will become automatically archived by the system into a state known as 'Glacier'
  • Content will stay in the 'Glacier' for three (3) years and may only be recovered by the Digital Education team
  • Any content within the 'Glacier' for more than three (3) years wil then be permanently deleted automatically.
  • Any content that is republished to another section wil have its clock reset to the start of the seven (7) year cycle

UCL Computing Policies

All UCL Lecturecast users must abide by the UCL computing regulations: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/information-security/sites/information-security/files/regulations.pdf

All UCL Lecturecast users are expected to read and abide by the UCL guidelines for e-learning communication tools which can be found here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/information-security/information-security-policy/guidelines-e-learning-communication-tools

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Guidance note on the capturing of images and videos in relation to data protection law

Please note that use of this service is covered by UCL's privacy policies, to be found below:

Support of the Lecturecast service requires at times the use of remote viewing of audio visual confidence monitoring. This enables authorised support teams to ensure that conected audio visual signals are being recieved by the device. While camera and presentation displays can be viewed no audio is transmitted beyond audio level and confidence monitoring is not recorded. This work is undertaken as part standard support ISD processes to ensure effective operation of the Lecturecast system and complies with the following UCL policies


Lecturecast IPR and Copyright policy for staff and students is directly taken from the main UCL IPR/Copyright policy  https://www.ucl.ac.uk/enterprise/about/governance-and-policies/ucl-intellectual-property-ip-policy

Please refer to the appropriate section in the UCL Acceptable Use Policy which can be found here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/information-security/sites/information-security/files/regulations.pdf 


The information contained in UCL Lecturecast is subject to change and may have been posted by staff, students and those associated with UCL acting entirely in a personal capacity. UCL takes no responsibility for the consequences of error or for any loss or damage suffered by users of any of the information published on any of these pages, and such information does not form any basis of a contract with readers or users of it.

See http://www.ucl.ac.uk/disclaimer for further information.