Acceptable Use Policy for Computer Systems and Online Resources
Use of the school’s computer network and the Internet provides
great educational benefits to students. Access to both is provided as a
privilege to students who agree to act in a considerate and responsible manner.
We understand that you ‘get it’ and understand what’s right and what’s wrong!
However, just in-case you are under any doubt and need our community expectations
spelt out … please follow these guidelines:
1. The Internet is a public place, and as such,
general school rules for behavior apply.
2. The school network
is an educational tool, not an entertainment medium.
3. Network storage
areas will be treated like school lockers. Network administrators may review
files and communications to maintain system integrity and ensure that users are
using the system responsibly. Users should not expect that files will always be
4. Any unauthorized
use of school systems or networks is prohibited. Examples of unauthorized
use include but are not restricted to the following:
· Sending or
displaying offensive messages, pictures, film clips or memes
· Using obscene
Using our systems to disseminate racist, anti-Semitic, Islamophobic or any forms
of hate speech.
insulting, or attacking others
and/or damaging computers, computer systems, or computer networks
copyright laws by engaging in plagiarism, illegal downloads, etc.
password and user ID
another’s ID or password
· Trespassing on
another’s folders, work, or files
· Employing the
network for commercial purposes including buying or selling goods or services
· Revealing the
personal address, phone number, picture or other personal information of
yourself or any other person without permission
unauthorized files or software on school systems or networks
inappropriate Internet sites, online chat rooms and game sites
5. Violations may result in a loss of
access as well as other disciplinary and/or legal action.