This document is an acceptable IT use policy. This policy may be used by any business that operates online IT facilities, including internet and email.
The purpose of this policy is to give a clear statement to all users of the IT facilities (including employees, temporary staff, and contractors) of their responsibilities, including what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable use, and to manage the provision and modification of access to online services.
This policy may be used in conjunction with other policies including “Confidentiality policy”, “Employee standard of conduct guidelines”, “Harassment and bullying policy”, and “Termination of employment policy”.
This document has been authored for Lexis Nexis and is authorised by Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace Law, Sydney.
This document is prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.