Access to the School Division Network
Access to the RCSD network is a privilege which may be revoked at any time. Any misuse or prohibited use may/shall result in possible disciplinary action that may include but is not limited to, revoking or restriction of network privileges.
Personal Use of the School Division Network
Personal use of RCSD technology shall be permitted outside of normal business/working hours provided that:
a. No expenses are incurred by the school division as a result of the personal use.
b. Personal use does not interfere with or cause congestion on the school division network.
c. Personal use does not include the operation of a business or using technology for personal gain.
d. Internet use conforms to the guidelines of this administrative application and LAFOIP.
e. Personal data stored on RCSD equipment may be accessed by the school division at any time.
f. Inappropriate personal use may result in the loss or restriction of the privilege and or disciplinary or legal action.
RCSD retains the right to place restrictions and conditions on the personal use of school division technology.
All RCSD employees must be informed of this administrative application and sign the Technology Acceptable Use Acknowledgment attached to this administrative application or the on-line acknowledgement upon completion of the on-line training program.
Signed student Technology Acceptable Use Agreements will be collected and stored by the classroom or homeroom teachers.
. This administrative application will undergo periodic revisions, and RCSD reserves the right to amend this application at its discretion. In case of amendments, users will be informed in a timely manner.
Information about identifiable employees, students or parents/guardians will be kept private as required under The Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Saskatchewan).
This information is to be kept confidential and is not to be shared with others unless permission has been granted.
a. Vandalism. Vandalism by employees or students will be considered a serious offense and is defined as a malicious attempt to remove, harm or destroy property, including data of another employee or student. Acts of vandalism include, but are not limited to, the creation and/or wilful distribution of computer viruses, malware, or spyware and damage to or removal of any computer or other equipment.
b. Mandatory Reporting. Employees and students must immediately report any knowledge of actual or threatened security breaches (whether accidental or intentional), acts of vandalism or illegal activity by others to school administration who will then report the incident to Technology Services.
c. Monitoring by RCSD. Employees and students are advised that all of RCSD Technology, and all information stored on such Technology, is RCSD property and may be inspected, monitored or modified at any time. In particular, the school division reserves the right to regularly and at any time monitor use of Technology for any purpose, including for purposes of monitoring compliance with this application and for the purposes of investigating and prosecuting (or supporting the investigation or prosecution of) any impropriety, misconduct, breach of security, violation of law or infringement of RCSD's rules or policies.
d. Liability. RCSD makes no guarantee that the functions or the services proceeded by or through the Technology will be uninterrupted, error-free or without defect, or that any content or other information transmitted or received through the Technology is correct, accurate, reliable, genuine or secure. RCSD will not be responsible for any damages suffered through use of the Technology, including, but not limited to, loss or damage to data or equipment.