Sample Partial Preview Of Internet Usage
COMPANY OR ORGANIZATION NAME
EMAIL & INTERNET USAGE POLICY
Company Name recognizes that Internet and e-mail
systems have the potential for enormous benefit to Company
employees, but can be misused.
This policy explains what is classified as the
acceptable and unacceptable use of the Internet and e-mail systems
at Company Name.
All employees using the Internet and e-mail at
work must comply with the Company Regulations pertaining to the Use
of Information Technology Facilities (Appendix 1) and the
Acceptable Use Policy (Appendix 2).
Breaches of this policy will be dealt with
through the Company's Disciplinary Procedures for students and
staff. These will be implemented at a level appropriate to
the seriousness of the alleged misconduct.
- Regulations of
Investigatory Powers Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and The
Human Rights Act 1998
The Company encourages the use of the Internet
and e-mail systems and is committed to acting in compliance with
individual's rights under both the Human Rights Act 1998 and the
Data Protection Act 1998. While the Company routinely
monitors the overall patterns of e-mail and Internet usage it does
not, in the normal course of events, specifically identify the use
made of the facilities by any individual
However, under the Regulations of Investigatory
Powers Act 2000, e-mail and Internet systems are subject to random
monitoring and recording by or on behalf of the Company.
Accordingly, while the Company will at all times seek to act in a
fair manner, employees should be aware that there can be no
legitimate expectation of privacy when using the Company's e-mail
and Internet facilities.
The following procedures apply to all electronic
media and services which are;
- accessed on or from the
- accessed using the Company's
computer equipment, and/or
- used in a manner which
identifies the individual with the Company,
- accessed remotely e.g. from
home, or while traveling on Company business