University of Essex

This is the University of Essex' private World Wide Web page server.

Staff and students can create personal web pages which are then viewable as a personal web site using the web address: (where username is the user's Essex username/login name).

There is an online guide to using privatewww available to Essex staff and students:


IMPORTANT: All private pages must observe the following applicable regulations:

  • Owners of private Web pages must observe the Guidelines for Use of IT Facilities.
  • Permission to install private pages is normally granted as one of the privileges associated with a University computing account. However, the permission may be withdrawn at any time by the Director of Information Systems or nominee.
  • Access to any given private pages may be withdrawn without notice by the Director of Information Systems or nominee.
  • Private pages must not masquerade as University corporate pages. In particular they must not display marks resembling the University's corporate identification.
  • Normally, CGI scripts will not be supported on In exceptional circumstances agreement may be given for CGI scripts, which will be checked and installed by the Computing Service.

The University does not exercise editorial control over the private pages on this server, but will act on any breach of the guidelines which comes to its attention.