Internet Policy

Internet Policy

Internet access is considered a privilege, not a right. Access can be limited or eliminated if an individual violates this policy.

·     Students must use rules of network etiquette, which include the use of appropriate language and polite responses.

·     Students will not use abusive language of any type, including swearing and name-calling.

·     Students will be considerate of others on the Internet.

·     Students will not engage in the unauthorized use of copyrighted material.

·     Students will not divulge personal information; this includes but is not limited to personal address, telephone number, credit card number, bank account number, social security number, etc.

·     Students will not share passwords with anyone.

·     Students will not interfere with or disrupt network users, services, traffic, or equipment. (Disruptions include, but not limited to distribution of unsolicited advertising, propagation of computer viruses, and attempting to gain access to restricted or unauthorized network services)

·     Students will not engage in activities, which are prohibited under local, state or federal law.

·     Students will not use telecommunications access to transmit threatening, obscene, or harassing materials.

·     Students will not retrieve or send unethical, illegal, immoral, inappropriate or unacceptable information including, but not limited to, sexually explicit materials, pornographic materials, hate materials, devil worshipping, etc.