The Providence School Department provides access to our computer network to students and staff so as to promote and enhance the learning of our students through communication, innovation and sharing of resources.
The Providence School Board supports access by staff and students to rich educational resources available on the Internet. The use of the internet must be for educational and research activities and be consistent with the educational objectives of the Providence School Department.
Staff and students will be instructed on the appropriate use of the internet. Parents will be required to sign a permissions form to allow their students to access the internet. Staff and students will sign a form acknowledging they have read and understand the Internet Acceptable Use Policy which includes submittal of PPSD online forms (IAUP), that they will comply with the policy and understand the consequences for violating the policy.
All staff and students of the Providence School Department take full responsibility for their own actions in regards to the use of handling of the technology and the use of the internet, network and email
The Providence School Department makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for the service it is providing. The Providence School Department will not be responsible for any damages the user suffers, including but not limited to the loss of data, delays, non-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by its negligence or the users’ errors or omissions.
Individual users are solely responsible for all charges and fees that they may incur in using the network, including outside telephone, printing, and merchandise purchases made through the network. The Providence School Department is not a part to such transactions and shall not for any costs or damages, whether direct or indirect, arising out of the network transactions by the user.
The Providence school Department’s computer network belongs solely to the Providence school Department, and any files, records, electronic mail or other communication may be examined, edited, or deleted by the Providence School Department at any time, in accordance with the Providence School Department’s policy or regulations. In general, electronic mail in personal accounts will not be inspected without the consent of the sender or a recipient, except as necessary to investigate a complaint.