Acceptable Use Policy for ICC Global Hosting Employees and Partners
ICCGH = Inacomp Computer Centers Global Hosting (ICCGH) may also be referred to as:
- Abacus Computer Stores, Inc.
- Inacomp Computer Stores
- Or simply “the company”
AUP = This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is used to define the regulations governing the access of ICCGH’s networks. Any employee, executive, or third party vendor/ technicians are governed by this policy. Separate agreements may be in place with third parties that can overwrite the regulations of this policy.
HN = The Hosted Networks (HN) used by ICCGH to provide its services are governed by separate and individual policies with each customer.
Employee = Refers to an individual who is listed as an employee of ICC, as well as 3 parties that have been granted employee like access.
Client = The contracted customer who has granted access to their internal networks from one of ICCGH’s network.
DaaS = Desktop As A Service is providing virtualized desktops to a contracted customer.
Hosting Centers = Datacenters that are used to provide DaaS solutions to customers.
Private Data = Data that is specific and confidential to the employee, third parties, or customers. It also refers information relating to ICCGH, its activities, and information that is sensitive in nature. Information from third parties and customers may be controlled by separate NDA’s and thus overwrites the terms described in this policy.
NDA = Non Disclosure Agreement
2.1 The networks available to an ICCGH employee, internal or hosted, may not be used for the transmission, exchange, or “warehousing” of any illegal material, information, or processes.
2.2 ICCGH’s networks may not be used for the transmission, exchange, or “warehousing” of material or information that is deemed offensive, abusive, racial, pornographic, obscene, malicious or otherwise governed and defined by applicable laws of the State of Kentucky and the United States of America.
2.3 ICCGH or an employee of ICCGH may not use, broadcast, or share private data without specific documentation in place identifying the purpose to such activities.
2.4 ICCGH does not assume responsibility of an employee’s claims of losses, liabilities and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) associated with the employee’s or partners breach of this policy.
2.5 An ICCGH technician will also be governed by any AUP in effect by a customer when connected to a customer’s hosted network. ICCGH agrees to notify an employee of any available knowledge (specific police or contact for obtain such) a customer’s AUP prior to the employees access their network.
3.0 Internet Access
3.1 It is understood by the employee that all internet traffic history, temporary files, or cookies are the property of ICCGH. An employee may never at any time assume ownership of such files.
3.2 IGGCH agrees to provide its employees with access to the internet for use during the employees work day. This access is grated for business related use.
3.3 Access to social networking sites, file sharing sites, personal web based e-mail, or web sites that are not required for business activates are only permissible during an employee’s “down time.” However, an employee agrees that if it is discovered their access such web sites intentionally or unintentionally violated this policy, or any other policy or NDA in place by ICCGH, to have their internet privileges revoked pending an investigation by IRT.
3.4 The employee agrees to not actively use the internet for view material as defined in sections 2.2 of the Acceptable Use Policy for ICC Global Hosting Employees and Partners.
3.5 The employee agrees any violation of this AUP will result in immediate restriction or denial of access to the internet and invoke an investigation from ICCGHS Incident Response Team (IRT). The IRT will then determine the severity of the violation and corrective actions. The measures taken by the IRT are in the applicable section of the Access Control Document
4.1 It is understood by the employee that any e-mail transmitted by ICCGH’s email systems are the property of ICCGH. An employee may never at any time assume ownership of e-mails contained in ICCGH’s systems.
4.2 Employees that are granted access to ICCGH’s E-mail system agrees to not use it to send information that is deemed offensive, abusive, racial, pornographic, obscene, malicious or otherwise governed and defined by applicable laws of the State of Kentucky.
4.3 An employee of ICCGH will never use the e-mail systems provided by ICCGH to send messages to anyone who has specifically request ICCGH to not contact them.
4.4 Access to e-mail is granted to an employee via:
- Web page
- Outlook 2007 via a Virtual Machine
4.5 An employee of ICCGH will never grant e-mail access to any third party. Such access in only granted when specific NDA’s are in place to protect the information and integrity of ICCGH’s communications.
5.0 Incident Response Team (applicable roles)
5.1 The IRT will investigate and respond to any violation of this policy. IRT will become aware of such violation via (but not limited to):
- Proactive monitoring.
- Departmental request
- Account auditing
5.2 All requests will be tracked through Quickbase.
5.3 ICCGH, through the IRT, reserves the right to investigate, monitor, or retrieve information related to any breach of this AUP.
5.4 ICCGH, through the IRT, will cooperate to the fullest extend with law enforcement investigations.
5.5 An employee’s access to ICCGH’s networks may be removed or restricted pending the out come of an investigation.
6.0 Regulatory Compliance
6.1 If any part of this policy is deemed void by a legal or law enforcement facility, this shall in no capacity make void the document as a hole.
6.2Any changes, modifications, additions or deletions to the Acceptable Use Policy for ICC Global Hosting Employees and Partners will be posted at
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6.3 This document is governed by laws of the State of Kentucky and the United States of America.
By signing this you agree you have read and understand the terms and policies stated in this document.