This learning platform has terms and conditions to enhance the performance of all users.
Users must respect and protect the privacy of others by:
- Using only assigned accounts.
- Only viewing, using, or copying passwords, data, or networks to which they are authorized.
- Refraining from distributing private information about others or themselves.
Users must respect and protect the integrity, availability, and security of all electronic resources by:
- Observing all Internet filters and posted network security practices.
- Reporting security risks or violations to a teacher or network administrator.
- Not destroying or damaging data, networks, or other resources that do not belong to them, without clear permission of the owner.
- Conserving, protecting, and sharing these resources with other users.
- Notifying a staff member or administrator of computer or network malfunctions through the creation of a service request.
Users must respect and protect the intellectual property of others by:
- Following copyright laws
- Citing sources when using others' work (not plagiarizing).
Users must respect and practice the principles of community by:
- Communicating only in ways that are kind and respectful.
- Reporting threatening or discomforting materials to a teacher or administrator.
- Not intentionally accessing, transmitting, copying, or creating material that violates this code of conduct (such as messages/content that are pornographic, threatening, rude, discriminatory, or meant to harass).
- Not intentionally accessing, transmitting, copying, or creating material that is illegal (such as obscenity, stolen materials, or illegal copies of copyrighted works).
- Not using the resources to further other acts that are criminal or violate this code of conduct.
- Avoiding spam, chain letters, or other mass unsolicited mailings.
- Refraining from buying, selling, advertising, or otherwise conducting business, unless approved as a project.
Users may, if in accord with the policy above:
- Design and post web pages and other material from school resources.
- Communicate electronically via tools such as email, chat, text, or videoconferencing (students require a teacher's permission).
- Use the resources for any educational purpose.
Consequences for violation
Violations of these rules may result in disciplinary action, including the loss of a user's privileges to use the information technology resources. Further discipline maybe imposed in accordance with the Boards Code of Conduct up to and including suspension or expulsion depending on the degree and severity of the violation.
Supervision and monitoring
The use of i+academy owned information technology resources is not private. School and network administrators and their authorized employees monitor the use of information technology resources to help ensure that uses are secure and in conformity with this policy. Administrators reserve the right to examine, use, and disclose any data found on the information network in order to further the health, safety, discipline, or security of any student or other person, or to protect property. They may also use this information in disciplinary actions, and will furnish evidence of crime to law enforcement.
i+academy reserves the right to determine which uses constitute acceptable use and to limit access to such uses, i+academy also reserves the right to limit the time of access and priorities among competing acceptable uses.
Disclaimer of liability
i+academy shall not be responsible for any material encountered on a computer network, including the Internet, which may be deemed objectionable to a user (or his/her parents, if a minor); for any inaccurate information disseminated over the network; for any hostile or injurious actions of third parties encountered through a computer network; for any charges incurred by the user of a computer or computer network without prior permission; or for any damage or loss incurred by a user or any subsequent party by the use of files or software obtained over a computer network. Due to the nature of electronic communications and Dutch public records law, it is also impossible for i+academy to guarantee confidentiality of e-mail sent and received over any computer network.
i+academy shall not warrant the functions of the system to meet any specific requirements the user may have, or that it would be error-free or uninterrupted; nor shall i+academy be liable for any direct or indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including damage to personal devices, lost data, information or time sustained in connection with the use, operation or inability to use the system.