Revised June 2018

Purpose

To define Valley FM’s requirements and management of Valley FM internet and computers.

Policy

All presenters have a responsibility to ensure correct usage of all web-based services whilst at the Station and whilst using Valley FM computers. Presenters could face disciplinary measures for misuse or inappropriate use of said equipment.

The email and internet services are provided for business use only and must not be used for private purposes. Internet search facilities must only be used for research for program purposes.

Valley FM has a ZERO tolerance policy in relation to members accessing images or documents considered either inappropriate or of an offensive nature (e.g. pornography) therefore viewing or downloading such information will result in disciplinary action or dismissal.

Computer based games and messengers must not be downloaded or stored on computers.

Email access is used solely for the purpose of conducting Valley FM corporate business activities therefore access to the email system is delegated to Valley FM Board members and can only be accessed in the Valley FM Office. Computer password and access codes to email, website and the office computer are managed solely by the office administrator.

Compliance

The Board is responsible for the development, implementation, operation and review of this policy. Compliance with the policy is the responsibility of all members.

Legislative Framework
Not applicable

References
None