1. The University provides
Internet access to employees for their use to transact
University business. Employees must not deliberately perform
acts that waste resources or unfairly monopolize resources
to the exclusion of others.
2. Authorized employees may access the
Internet for their own personal use, during hours that
are outside of the normal work day. Typically this would
be before 8:30 am and after 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday,
plus weekends, when the volume of Internet traffic will
be significantly reduced.
3. The University may choose to restrict
access to various Internet sites. Absent specific blocking
of a site, employees are expected to refrain from accessing
sites which would be considered offensive by university
standards, except where such access is necessary for the
execution of University business.
4. While the University does not routinely
monitor individual Internet usage, it is able and reserves
the right to monitor/ or log all Internet activity of
employees without any notice.
5. Employees that access the Internet
must be aware that a visit to any pornographic site will
be investigated in the first instance. The Director IT
will report to the Registrar for necessary action on the
outcome of such investigation.
6. Violation of this policy may lead
to withdrawal or suspension of right to use IUBnet privileges,
and necessary disciplinary action may be taken against
defaulter as per laws and regulations in vogue.
7. The University reserves the right
to change this policy at anytime, with such prior notice,
if any, as may be reasonable under the circumstances.
8. No one shall receive authorized access
to the Internet until he or she has received, reviewed,
and agreed, in writing, to comply with this policy.