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    o What are the e-mail use, Internet use, and privacy policies at your job?

    One of the major policy regarding email and internet usage in my job is that internet and e-mail at the organization should be used for official or business purpose only. We are only allowed to use internet to surf websites related to our official work and not for personal purposes. Further, e-mail should be used to sending and receiving official emails only. Further, under no circumstances may company's computers and internet network should be used to access pornographic and other prohibited content.

    We are not allowed to send or receive pornographic emails as it can be constituted as sexual harassment. Further, any emails that discriminate other employees will be considered as violation of the harassment policy.

    Further," Software needed, in addition to the Microsoft Office suite of products, must be authorized by your supervisor and downloaded by the IT department. If you need access to software, not currently on the Company network, talk with your supervisor and consult with the IT department." (Susan M. Heathfield, Undated)

    Reference: Susan M. Heathfield (Undated); Internet and Email Policy; Retrieved online from http://humanresources.about.com/od/policiesandsamples1/a/email_policy.htm

    Further, all the emails sent via company's computer and network are considered company's property and can be viewed anytime by company's management and other authorized staff. Company has full right to monitor employee's emails, chat conversations and web surfing ...

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    What are the e-mail use, Internet use, and privacy policies at your job?