To address the use of computers,
E-mail, Internet, Intranet, telephones, voicemail and FAX machines.
The computer system includes the VAX's,
PC's, laptops and software used to support these systems, and the Internet and
E-mail is sending written messages
through a system of computers.It
includes messages sent within the network, and messages sent to other
individuals and organizations through the Internet.
The telephone system includes all
telephones, voicemail and FAX machines.
Computers, E-mail, Internet, Intranet,
telephones, voicemail and FAX machines are provided to employees to conduct
employer business and are not for personal use.
Access to computers, E-mail, Internet,
Intranet, telephones, voicemail and FAX machines exist for the purpose of
conducting business and are not intended for personal use.Limited personal use is allowed, if such use
meets certain guidelines.
No use of computers, E-mail, Internet,
Intranet, telephones, voicemail and FAX machines shall:
·Impair business or the employee's
·Commit an illegal act.
·Violate the Employer’s anti-harassment
·Result in private gain or advantage for
·Express political opinions.
Unauthorized or improper use of
computers, E-mail, Internet, Intranet, telephones, voicemail or FAX machines
may result in terminating access to it and/or disciplinary action, up to and
Information Systems will provide
telephone and Internet use reports to departments for each user as requested.
Each employee has a unique user name
and password.Employees are responsible
for all computer, Internet and Intranet use under their user name.
All electronic storage, data files,
logs and programs used on ABC owned computer or telephone equipment is the
property of Employer ABC and can be inspected by managers at any time.
No employee has a personal right to, or
any rights of privacy to any information stored or created on the Employer’s computer
or telephone systems.
An employee, acting in an official
capacity may use the system to schedule meetings, announce decisions and
communicate status of issues.