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User News: Updated Compute Canada Agreements

On November 8, 2017, approximately 1,800 users received an email from Compute Canada account management asking them to accept our updated Terms of Use and other agreements. These users were exempted from renewing their accounts in March, and as a result, did not need to accept the updated agreements at that time.

The process is simple — a contacted user must simply click on the link provided in the email and then read, accept and mark their preference for the provided Compute Canada policies and agreements.

If you received this email, please note that you are not required to renew your Compute Canada account at this time only to accept the required agreements.

Please find a copy of the message below. If you have any questions about this request, please email


Dear Compute Canada User,

Compute Canada has updated its Terms of Use and other agreement documents that require you to take action to keep your account active:

Note: the only action required is to read, accept and mark your preference in the provided Compute policies and agreements.

Click on the following link to start:

Please proceed as soon as possible to ensure continued access to Compute Canada resources. If no action is taken within the next 60 days, your account will automatically expire and be deactivated.If you allow your account to expire, all of the accounts of those users you sponsor will also be deactivated (including their local consortium accounts).

If you have any questions about this request, please email

Best regards,

Compute Canada Account Management