Guidelines for Appropriate Use


  • Your Google account will reside on a CV Schools Internet domain, which is owned by the District and is intended for educational use only.
  • Your account and all content contained within the account are the property of CVSD and may be reviewed at any time. Any violation of School Board policy using Google Accounts will be addressed as outlined in the appropriate policy(ies).
  • Use of the District computer network is a privilege and not a right. At its sole discretion, the District may restrict any person’s access to the computer network. The District reserves the right to remove a user account from the network to prevent further unauthorized activity. The network user shall be responsible for damages to the equipment, systems, and software resulting from deliberate or willful acts. Illegal use of the network may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities for possible prosecution. The School District will cooperate to the extent legally required with other educational entities, ISP and website terms, and local, state and federal officials in any investigation concerning or related to the misuse of the CIS systems, or other legal requests, whether criminal or civil actions.
  • Vandalism to the CVSD computer network will result in cancellation of access privileges. Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy data of another user, Internet, or other networks. This includes, but is not limited to, uploading or creating computer viruses, unauthorized alteration of computer settings or files, and downloading unauthorized files.
  • The School District reserves the right to record, check, receive, monitor, track, log access and otherwise inspect any or all CIS systems use and to monitor and allocate fileserver space. Users of the School District’s CIS systems who transmit or receive communications and information shall be deemed to have consented to having the content of any such communication recorded, checked, received, monitored, tracked, logged, accessed and otherwise inspected or used by the School District, and to the monitoring and allocating fileserver space. Passwords and message delete functions do not restrict the School District’s ability or right to access such communications or information.

 According to Policy 815, users are prohibited from using school district computer information systems to:

  • Send, receive, view, download, store, access, print, post, distribute, or transmit material that is harmful to minors, indecent, obscene, pornographic, child pornographic, terroristic, sexually explicit, sexually suggestive. This includes but is not limited to, visual depictions. Examples include, taking, disseminating, transferring, or sharing obscene, pornographic, lewd, or otherwise illegal images or photographs, whether by electronic data transfer or otherwise (such as, sexting, emailing, texting, among others). Nor may users advocate the destruction of property.
  • Cyberbully another individual or entity.
  • Participate in discussion or news groups that cover inappropriate and/or objectionable topics or materials, including those that conform to the definition of inappropriate matter in Policy 815.
  • Post false statements or steal the identity of another person.
  • Participate in unauthorized Internet relay chats, instant messaging communications, and Internet voice communications (on-line; real-time conversations) that are not for school-related purposes.
  • Use in an illegal manner or to facilitate any illegal activity.
  • Send terroristic threats, hateful mail, harassing communications, discriminatory remarks, and offensive or inflammatory communications.

Please refer to policies 815 and 249 for a more comprehensive list of prohibition and usage guidelines.


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