Use of Electronic Mail Policy

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This sample policy will help you set standards within your organization to help users and the enterprise avoid consequences of misusing power of e-mail. This policy actually spells out sanctions that can be applied for e-mail abuse.

E-mail has proven to be an extremely valuable tool in solving communication problems. But, it can also create a few problems of its own if standards for appropriate use within an organization aren't created, put in place and enforced.

This document, provided by Indiana University, outlines the on- and off-campus university policy regarding use of electronic mail and includes the following:

  • Policy Rationale
  • Policy Statement
  • Procedure Reference
  • Definitions
  • Sanctions

This policy applies to all users of Indiana University information technology resources, regardless of affiliation.

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
  • Use of Electronic Mail.pdf
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Indiana University's University Information Policy Office is charged with: •IT policy development, dissemination and education •Information usage/management policy development and education •Review and analysis of existing policies for continued applicability and effectiveness •Interpretation of current policy related to specific issues, situations and incidents •Coordinating response to incidents of inappropriate use of information or IT •Interaction with computer security officers to develop and administer security education and awareness programs, and to assist with investigation of computer security incidents •Administration of University computer accounts

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