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Acceptable Use Policy

An Acceptable Use Policy sets out guidelines for the acceptable use of various forms of electronic communications by employees, their responsibilities and the prohibited use of those services.


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Document Overview

This policy applies to all electronic communications available to employees in the workplace. It details the acceptable use of this electronic infrastructure, what is not acceptable use and any company permitted monitoring of these communications. This policy is important to ensure employees are aware of the company’s expectations and employees are aware of the company’s access to employee communications.

Use this Acceptable Use Policy if:

  • You wish to inform your employees of their rights and restrictions regarding electronic communications at work. 

  • You wish to inform your employees of the company’s rights and responsibilities regarding monitoring electronic communications at work. 

What does the Acceptable Use Policy cover?

  • What are electronic communications?

  • Record keeping

  • Use of electronic communications

  • Confidentiality

  • What is acceptable use?

  • What is not acceptable use?

  • Monitoring

  • Consequences of a breach of this policy.

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