Hopper was produced in 2018 by Tom Kunc to run UNSW Computer Science First Year Help Sessions.
It is named after two things:
Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, USN: A pioneering Computer Science researcher. Among her achievements are finding the first computer Bug,
and helping to create COBOL, an early programming language.
hopper (\ ˈhä-pər \, noun): a mix of things to be considered or done
By logging in to Hopper, you agree to be bound by the following terms, and take notice of the following:
You must be enrolled as a student at UNSW, or be employed as a tutor at UNSW in order to use Hopper.
While using Hopper, you agree to be bound by the UNSW Student Code and UNSW Code of Conduct, and any other relevant policies of the university where applicable.
Hopper will endeavour to remain consistent with UNSW’s (the University’s) policies on the use of data, particularly the guidelines on the use of zIDs, and on dealing with personal information.
Data from Hopper may be used in an anonymized or aggregated form to assist in the running and organisation of courses at UNSW, or as otherwise approved by its creator (Thomas Kunc).
Personally Identifiable data will be used by Hopper in the course of its operation, including and not limited to:
Displaying your information to help session staff to assist them to find you and assist you.
Storing your information for the purposes of aggregation.
Personally Identifiable data may also be shared under the following circumstances:
In the course of anonymizing or aggregating data, persons authorized by Hopper’s Creator will have access to data in order to anonymize or aggregate it.
Where a student makes a reasonable request for their own data to a Course Administrator, Lecturer, or Hopper’ Creator - data may be shared to that student if possible.
Where a complaint is made to a relevant Course Administrator or Lecturer; or to Hopper’s Creator regarding a specific incident, staff member or student - relevant data may be shared to the body investigating that incident.
Data will be shared where required by local laws.
Your UNSW zPass will not be stored at any time while Hopper is running, though it will be transmitted to the server to authenticate you. Concerned parties may contact Hopper’s creator for further verification of this.