Identification of what is deemed acceptable (or unacceptable) usage of network, communication and Internet services.
Forte provides staff, customers and associates with access to computing and communications services in support of business solutions and administrative activities.
By signing the appropriate forms for obtaining access to Forte systems, or accepting the online compliance button, users agree to abide by all policies that relate specifically to the use of these facilities. Any breach of these policies will be deemed an infringement and dealt with accordingly which could result in suspension of access privileges or in severe cases,account/service removal.
Interfering, in any way, with the Forte network or associated equipment, be it intentional or accidental, is not permitted. Any such interference will be acted upon and may result in removal from the Forte network until an investigation can be completed and the source of the interference is removed.
Forte encourages staff, customers and associates to appropriately use electronic communication in order to achieve the mission and goals of their business and/or administrative duties. Forte encourages the use of electronic communication to share information, to improve communication and to exchange ideas. Given that the internet places high value on open communication of ideas, including those new and controversial, the intention of Forte is to maximise freedom of communication for purposes that further the goals of openness within a democratic society such as enjoyed in Australia, provided that no laws are broken.
The electronic communications services must not be used for the distribution of material that may be deemed offensive, discriminatory or defamatory or the publishing or advertising of personal events or activities.