St. Rose of Lima School-Diocese of San Diego
RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY POLICY
Purpose - St. Rose of Lima School has provided Internet access and other technological devices to support the school's curriculum. Students and teachers may access resources from all over the world that can enrich their academic experience and promote effective citizenship in the Information Age.
Authorized Use - Each student who returns a Responsible Technology Use Authorization Form, signed by himself/herself and a parent/guardian, will be authorized to use the school's Internet access for purposes related to schoolwork. All use must be under a faculty/staff member's direction and supervision. Each student must follow procedures established by the school for responsible use of the computers and other technological devices.
Responsibilities of Users - All Internet users are expected to use Catholic Christian, responsible, ethical, and legal behavior.
Students are cautioned never to supply personal information about themselves or their families or
to arrange a meeting with anyone contacted through the Internet. Rem
transmitted may not be private.
Students must agree not to use the network to access or create any information that would be
considered inappropriate in a Catholic school setting (any materials that are defamatory, inaccurate,
obscene, profane, sexually oriented, or potentially offensive to others
Students must use computer equipment correctly and must use hardware and software as provided;
users are not permitted to change any settings or to attempt to bypass security measur
Students must follow copyright laws; many things posted on the network may be viewed but cannot
be legally copied or used in your own work. If in doubt, check with the teacher.
Anyone who uses the electronic network illegally or improperly will lose
the privilege of using the
network and may be subject to disciplinary and/or legal action.
Disclaimers- Even though the Internet can provide a wealth of informational resources, students and parents should be advised that the Diocese of San Diego and St. Rose of Lima School do not control the content on the network; some sites may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, biased, or offensive materials. The diocese and school do not endorse or support any information found on the Internet.
Becoming an Authorized Internet User- All students and parent(s)/guardian(s) must receive and read this document which specifies appropriate technology use. To become an authorized user, each student and a parent/guardian must sign a Student Consent and Waiver form to indicate their acceptance of the terms and conditions above. When the form is returned to St. Rose of Lima School, it will be kept on file in the computer lab. Each classroom teacher will receive a list of those students who have permission to use the Internet. A new authorization must be signed and returned each year.