IT Acceptable Use Policy

All use of Chesterfield College IT systems & services, including college IT accounts, email and the VLE, is governed by the college’s IT Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). The AUP outlines the expected behaviours of those using Chesterfield College IT systems & services.

Simplified Code
The following is a very brief summary of the main points of the IT regulations. You are expected to be familiar with the full regulations, especially “Appendix 2: IT AUP – Core Regulations”

Do not break the law, do abide by the Chesterfield College Group’s regulations and policies, and do observe the regulations of any third parties whose facilities you access.

Do not allow anyone else to use your IT credentials, do not disguise your online identity and do not attempt to obtain or use anyone else’s.

Do not put the institution’s IT facilities at risk by introducing malware, interfering with hardware or loading unauthorised software.

Safeguard personal data, respect other people’s information and do not abuse copyright material. Remember that mobile devices may not be a secure way to handle information.

Do not waste IT resources, interfere with others’ legitimate use or behave towards others in a way that would not be acceptable in the physical world.