Internet Policy | Walnut Grove Christian School

Walnut Grove Christian School

Internet Policy

I. Responsibilities & Privileges
The use of the Internet computer network for illegal, inappropriate, unacceptable, or unethical purposes by students or employees is prohibited.

II. Authority
Walnut Grove Christian School reserves the right to determine which network services will be provided through the school resources. It reserves the right to view and monitor all applications provided through the network, including e-mail, and to log Internet use by students and staff. The school reserves the right to revoke user privileges and refer to legal authorities when appropriate violation of this and any other applicable policies, including those governing network use, copyright, security, and vandalism of resources and equipment. Walnut Grove Christian School bears no responsibility for information that is lost, damaged or unavailable due to technical problems.

III. Procedures
Computer usage will be given out to only those individuals who meet the following requirements:
Have read the Internet Policy and indicate their agreement with its provisions by signing the signature page and returning it to the appropriate authority. Students must have their parent or guardian sign this signature page indicating the parent or guardian's agreement with the policy and their consent to allow the student to access and use the network.

IV. Prohibitions
The use of the Internet computer network for illegal, inappropriate, unacceptable, or unethical purposes by students or employees is prohibited. The activities listed below are strictly prohibited by all users of the network. Walnut Grove Christian School reserves the right to determine if any activity not appearing in the list below constitutes an acceptable or unacceptable use of the network. These prohibitions are in effect any time school resources are accessed.
Use of the internet and school technology to access obscene or pornographic material. Use of the internet and school technology to transmit material likely to be offensive or objectionable to recipients. Use of the internet and school technology to participate in inappropriate and /or objectionable discussions or news groups.
Hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks and other antisocial communications on the network. Use of the internet and school technology which results in any copyright violation. The illegal installation, distribution, reproduction, or use of copyrighted software on WGCS computers. Use of the internet to intentionally obtain or modify files, passwords, or data belonging to other users. Use of school technology or the internet for fraudulent copying, communications or modification of materials in violation of local, state, and federal law. Loading, downloading, or use of unauthorized games, programs, files or other electronic media. Malicious use of the internet and school technology to develop programs that harass other users or infiltrate a computer system and/or damage the software components of a computer system. Destruction of computer hardware or software. Use of the internet and school technology to facilitate any illegal activity.

V. Consequences of Abuse
Any user of the internet and school technology, whether student or employee, who violates the prohibitions listed in Section IV of the policy, engages in any other act determined to be unacceptable use of the network by school authorities, or violates any other policy governing use of school resources and copyright law, will have their user privileges revoked and may face other disciplinary procedures according to existing and applicable school policies. In addition, illegal use of the network, intentional deletion or damage to files of data, destruction of hardware, copyright violations, or any other activity involving the violation of local, state, or federal laws will be reported to the appropriate legal authorities for prosecution.

I have read and understand the internet policy as it pertains to Walnut Grove Christian School.
Typing your signature here is legally binding according to the Electronic Signatures Act of 2010. Your computer IP address and date will be captured.
I have read and understand the internet policy as it pertains to Walnut Grove Christian School.
Typing your signature here is legally binding according to the Electronic Signatures Act of 2010. Your computer IP address and date will be captured.