When using our email systems, you are making communications on both your own behalf, as well as on behalf of the Company. For this reason, it is vital that all the Company’s workers communicate in a professional way both internally and externally, and otherwise comply with the terms of this policy when communicating with all parties through email.
Email may only be used for the following purposes in the Company’s workplace:
Unacceptable use of email amounts to a breach of this policy, and includes, but is not limited to:
All email transmissions sent and received through the Company’s systems are the property of the Company, and administration of the Company’s email systems is at the Company’s sole discretion. If the Company considers that use of email systems in breach of this policy is occurring, it reserves the right to monitor email accounts and take appropriate action in line with this policy, including the recovery of any deleted communications.
The Company reserves the right to grant or remove email access to a worker at its discretion.
Workers may only use the internet on the Company’s systems for:
When using the internet on the Company’s systems, or in the course of undertaking their duties, workers must not:
The Company monitors internet usage by its workers and may take appropriate action if it considers that use in breach of this policy is occurring.
Almost everyone uses social media, and it has relevant application to both the personal and professional lives of our workers. For this reason, it is necessary for the Company to implement restrictions on how its workers use social media, in relation to the Company. This policy applies to all social media usage of workers of the Company, including but not limited to the following platforms:
When using social media you are required to:
These guidelines apply to all workers, and any use of social media that is in breach of this policy will be addressed by the Company in accordance with this policy.
All workers have a responsibility to ensure that they:
Where a worker becomes aware of any security breach in relation to the above matters, they must immediately report this to their direct manager.
The Company will carry out ongoing and intermittent IT surveillance and workers should have no expectation of privacy over their use of the Company’s IT systems. This may include email filters, internet monitoring software and devices, and tracking devices, and any other similar surveillance methods permitted by the relevant legislation, and deemed appropriate by the Company, from time to time.