Company Email Use Policy 129.1
Company Email Use Policy 129.1
Company Email Use Policy for Net Diatom
The objective of this policy is to establish guidelines and procedures for the appropriate use of company email by employees of Net Diatom. This policy aims to ensure the effective and professional use of email communications while maintaining the security and integrity of company systems and data.
Net Diatom provides email services to its employees for business-related communication purposes. This policy outlines the guidelines and responsibilities for the use of company email accounts and sets expectations for appropriate email usage.
1. Authorized Use:
a. Company email accounts are provided to employees solely for conducting business-related communications on behalf of Net Diatom.
b. Employees are expected to use company email accounts for official business purposes only, such as internal communication, client correspondence, and professional interactions.
2. Professionalism and Etiquette:
a. Employees shall maintain a professional and respectful tone in all email communications, adhering to standard business etiquette.
b. Emails should be clear, concise, and free from offensive or discriminatory language.
c. Employees should exercise caution in sharing personal opinions or engaging in sensitive topics through company email, as it may reflect upon the company's reputation.
3. Confidentiality and Security:
a. Employees must exercise caution when sending emails to ensure the protection of confidential and sensitive information.
b. Confidential information should not be shared with unauthorized individuals or third parties via email.
c. Employees should avoid including sensitive information, such as passwords or financial data, in email communications.
d. In case of accidental transmission of confidential information, employees must notify the IT department immediately.
4. Personal Use:
a. Limited personal use of company email accounts is permitted, provided it does not interfere with work responsibilities or violate other policies.
b. Personal use should be minimal, not impact work productivity, and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
c. Employees must avoid forwarding chain emails, spam, or any unsolicited messages to colleagues or external recipients.
5. Prohibited Activities:
a. Employees are strictly prohibited from using company email accounts for any illegal, unethical, or unauthorized activities.
b. This includes, but is not limited to, sending or receiving offensive or harassing messages, engaging in phishing or fraud, or distributing malware or viruses.
c. Employees must not use company email accounts for personal financial gain, commercial solicitations, or non-work-related commercial activities.
6. Monitoring and Data Retention:
a. Net Diatom reserves the right to monitor and review employee email communications for compliance with company policies, legal requirements, or security purposes.
b. Employees should have no expectation of privacy in their use of company email accounts.
c. Net Diatom may implement data retention policies, specifying the duration for which email communications will be stored, archived, or deleted.
7. Policy Violations:
a. Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including warnings, loss of email privileges, employment termination, or legal action, depending on the severity and recurrence of the violation.
b. Suspected policy violations should be reported to the HR department or designated authority.
8. Policy Review:
a. This policy shall be reviewed periodically to ensure its effectiveness, relevance, and compliance with changing technology, legal requirements, and business needs.
Failure to comply with this policy may result in disciplinary action, as outlined above, and may also lead to legal consequences for both the employee and Net Diatom.
Note: This policy is a general guideline for company email use and should be tailored to fit the specific requirements and culture of Net Diatom. It is recommended to consult with legal professionals to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regarding email communications and privacy.