Students at Al-Iman School take computer courses for electives and also have access to the computer lab for educational purposes when supervision is available. The computer lab can not be used without supervision, or for the purpose of Instant Messaging, chats, games, drawing, music, videos, etc. Inappropriate use of the computer lab may result in complete loss of access privileges. (See discipline policy).

The Internet may be used only under Teacher supervision. Parents will be provided a waiver form to indicate if a child may/may not have access to the Internet. Individual users of the Internet are expected to abide by the generally accepted rules of network etiquette. The following are specifically not permitted:

A. Accessing, producing, posting, sending, or displaying material that is offensive in nature. This includes obscene, discriminating, profane, lewd, vulgar, rude, inflammatory, threatening, disrespectful, or sexually suggestive language or images, including images of exposed private body parts.
B. Harassing, insulting or attacking others.
C. Attempting to damage computers, computer systems, software, or computer networks.
D. Plagiarizing or infringing copyrights of works you find on the Internet.
E. Using another’s id or password.
F. Illegal use of data in folders or work files.
G. Intentionally wasting limited resources. This includes distributing mass e-mail messages, participating in chain letters, creating and participating in unauthorized newsgroups, and storing files on file servers without proper authorization.
H. Employing the network for commercial purposes.
I. Using the system for political lobbying.
J. Posting personal or private information about you or other people on the Internet.
K. Arranging or agreeing to meet with someone you have met on-line.
L. Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the any network.
M. Engaging in any illegal or immoral activities or accessing material advocating illegal or immoral acts or violence. This includes pornography and hate literature.
N. Posting information that could be disruptive, cause damage, or endanger students or staff.
O. Posting false or defamatory information about a person or organization.
P. Downloading files without prior approval from supervising staff.

Accessing chat-rooms
In the event a student engages in any of the above referenced activities, his or her access privileges will be revoked and other disciplinary measures may apply. Please refer to disciplinary polices.

Students will be given the privilege to use the Internet along with the responsibility of using it properly. The faculty and staff members of Al-Iman School may request that the Principal deny, revoke, or suspend specific user privileges according to established discipline procedures. A letter will be sent by the Principal to the parents explaining the incident and the decision.

 
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