Chromebook AUP

By using the Chromebook, I agree to the following:

  1. When using the Chromebook for all or school equipment, I will treat it with respect and report any faults or breakages to an appropriate member of staff
  2. I will not create, send or post any material that is likely to cause offence or needless anxiety to other people or bring the school into disrepute.
  3. I will use appropriate language – I will remember that I am a representative of the school on a global public system. Illegal activities of any kind are strictly forbidden.
  4. I will not use language that could incite hatred against any minority group.
  5. I understand that the IT Support Team (or other members of staff) may check files stored on the network.
  6. I will not reveal any personal information (e.g. home address, telephone number) about myself or other users.
  7. I will not invade other users’ files or folders.
  8. I will not share my login details (including passwords) with anyone else. I will never use somebody else’s username and password.
  9. I will ensure that if I think someone has learned my password then I will change it immediately and/or contact a teacher or the IT Support Team.
  10. I will ensure that I log off properly after my network session has finished.
  11. If I find an unattended machine logged on under another user’s username I will not continue using the machine and I will log it off immediately.
  12. I understand that I should not attempt to gain access or use unsupervised or unauthorized chat rooms.
  13. I am aware that email is not guaranteed to be private. Messages supporting illegal activities will be reported to the authorities.
  14. I will not use the network in any way that would disrupt use of the network by others.
  15. I will report any accidental access to other people’s information, unsuitable websites or being sent inappropriate materials that make me feel uncomfortable to a teacher.
  16. I will not introduce “USB drives” or other portable devices into the network.
  17. I will not attempt to visit websites that might be considered inappropriate or illegal.
  18. I will not receive, send or publish material that violates copyright law. This includes materials sent/received using Video Conferencing or Web Broadcasting.
  19. I understand that unapproved system utilities and executable files are not allowed in my work areas or attached to emails.
  20. I agree to comply with the acceptable use Policy of any other networks that I access.