The email acceptable use policy outlines the standards for appropriate use of corporate email accounts. Email is critical for business communications, however, it is only effective if it is used with respect and in alignment with the goals of the company. The email acceptable use policy ensures that corporate email accounts are used appropriately by outlining the appropriate and inappropriate uses of corporate email in order to reach the goals of a given company and minimize disruptions to services and activities.

Risks addressed by this policy:

  • Introduction of viruses through email attachments from unknown sources
  • Confidential corporate information is published through email to external accounts
  • Unnecessary strain is placed on corporate email systems

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