List of active policies
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Telford College adopts strict policies relating to the use of its IT facilities that are situated on this campus. All students are required to accept the terms and conditions set out in these policies before they are assigned a login name and password etc.
|Copyright – Design and Patent Act||General Guidance Advisory on safe use of ICT||Computer Misuse Act 1990|
|Cyber Bullying policy||Internet and email policy||IT Website and Filtering and Use policy|
|IT Security policy||Anti-Virus policy||JANET Acceptable Use Policy|
All the policies can be accessed from the College HUB or a hard copy obtained from IT Services. Any breach of the regulations contained within these policies will be regarded as serious and may result in disciplinary action for Telford College students and could result in the termination of your enrolment. The IT Services Manager also has the right to withdraw user privileges for any breach of this code.
There is routine monitoring of U drive, email content and individuals web access, but students should be aware that Telford College reserves the right to make interceptions or review past electronic communications in certain circumstances, as permitted within the law. College policies will be reviewed annually. IT Services will notify students of any new regulations that may come into force or any related policies by the college.
- You must comply with the regulations governing the use of Telford College computing facilities as set out in the above policies.
- Your password is confidential to you and you should not allow anyone else to access your user account. Likewise, you should not log onto College ICT resources using any user account other than the one provided for you.
- You will be responsible for all information and data stored in your user account area of the network.
- You must not attempt to open, move, disconnect or in any way tamper with any IT equipment in the computer work areas.
- ICT resources in College, including the Internet, e-mail, digital video, wireless/mobile technologies, etc. are provided to support you in completing your College course(s). They cannot be used for business activities, commercial or other inappropriate purposes.
- You should co-operate in keeping the work areas tidy and litter free.
- You must not use College ICT resources for the creation, collection, storage, downloading, uploading or displaying of any offensive, obscene, indecent or menacing images, data or material capable of being resolved into such. Likewise, you must not use College ICT resources to harass, defame, libel, slander, intimidate, impersonate, bully or otherwise abuse another person. Such incidents will be taken extremely seriously, and the student Code of Conduct, including disciplinary procedures will apply.
- Always act responsibly when using the Internet and e-mail, this includes taking responsibility for the resources that you access and the language you use.
- As part of the Prevent Duty Guidance (July 2015), all educational institutions have a legal duty to ensure learners are not accessing inappropriate sites in relation to terrorism, extremism or radicalisation. Telford College has relevant filtering systems in place to ensure that any attempts from anyone within the college community to access such sites, will be flagged by this filtering, and passed on to the relevant designated safeguarding leads for further action.
- Respect the privacy and ownership of other’s work and do not copy any data, music files etc without the owner's permission.
- Do not download or install software on College ICT resources.
- Do not copy, delete or modify any files on the network that are not in your user account area.
- Do not undertake any activity that could damage College ICT resources or software, this includes eating or drinking near any of the computer equipment.
- Ensure you are aware of College Health & Safety guidelines, including the need for correct seating and lighting, avoiding trip and other hazards.
- All Internet access and related technologies will be monitored and logged.
- You accept all of your files you store or access on the College network can be remotely and locally viewed by any member of College IT Services staff.
- All computers are monitored. Any inappropriate use will result in your account being locked and the matter will be taken up with your personal tutor.
- You agree to comply with the JANET Acceptable Use Policy, https://community.ja.net/library/acceptable-use-policy.
By agreeing I am officially confirming I understand and will abide by the Telford College ICT Student Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).
We do update this policy from time to time so please do review this policy regularly.
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