What Defines An Acceptable Use Agreement

In general, acceptable use means respect for the rights of other computer users, the integrity of physical facilities, and all relevant license and contractual agreements. If an individual is found to be in violation of the Acceptable Use Policy, the University will take disciplinary action, including the restriction and possible loss of network permissions. A serious breach can have more serious consequences, up to and including suspension or termination of the university. Individuals are also subject to federal, state, and local laws that govern many interactions on the Internet. These policies and laws may change as state and federal laws evolve and change. A UP serves as an agreement between the User and the company offering the Online Service. Some rules are basic netiquette, while others may have legal implications. If you do not comply with any of the policies of an UP, the Company has the right to suspend or terminate your account or to take legal action if necessary. Therefore, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with the AUPs of the Internet services you are using.

I understand that any breach of this Agreement may result in disciplinary action that may include, but is not limited to: written disciplinary action, revocation of User accounts, termination of employment, suspension or exclusion of GRCC and/or legal action by GRCC. Permanent revocations may result from recommendations from the GRCC`s Information Technology Division or other authorities that may be used to investigate computer and/or network abuse. Disciplinary actions, as documented in the GRCC policies and procedures and the GRCC Code of Conduct for Students, are determined solely by the GRCC based on the nature of the violation. AUPs are primarily used by organizations that provide networks for internal use, such as. B, commercial enterprises, schools and universities. They are also commonly used by websites to inform website visitors and customers of what is allowed on the website. For example, some companies do not allow their employees to use the company`s lan network after work for activities (for example, games. (B) which do not add value to the undertaking. This must be clearly indicated to employees. Users are only allowed to view the AUPs or not read them at all. Often this happens because AUPs use standard do`s and don`ts and can be written in a way that is difficult to read and understand.

For the user, this is an error as they may never be aware of unusual requests. For example, some social networking sites may not allow discussions that denigrate or insult certain religious, racial, or political groups. The majority of UPAs also explain the consequences of violating established rules. These range from warning users to disabling user accounts to extreme measures such as legal action. Many companies and educational institutions require employees or students to sign an acceptable use policy before receiving a network ID. This Acceptable Use Policy (“UP”) defines the acceptable use of the Services to ensure the quality of service and confidentiality of our customers, as well as the integrity, security, reliability and confidentiality of the wired and wireless network, systems, products, services, server hosting facilities and the data contained thereon (collectively, the “Wired and Wireless Network”). Cable & Wireless customers (defined for the purposes of this Policy as any party acquiring a Service from Cable & Wireless) are required to comply with this UP as a condition of receiving the Cable & Wireless Services. .

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