Internet Code of Conduct

Internet Code of Conduct

Use of the Internet by students and staff of Darlington County School District shall be in support of education and research that is consistent with the mission of the district. Internet use is limited to those persons who have been issued district approved accounts. Use will be in accordance with the district's Acceptance Use Policy and this Code of Conduct.

1. Protect your Internet log-on information from others.
2. Respect the privacy of other users. Do not use other users' password.
3. Be ethical and courteous. Do not send hate, harassing or obscene mail, discriminatory remarks, or demonstrate other antisocial behaviors.
4. Maintain the integrity of files and data. Do not modify or copy files/data of other users without their consent.
5. Treat information created by others as the private property of the creator. Respect copyrights.
6. Use the network in a way that does not disrupt its use by others.
7. Do not destroy, modify, or abuse the hardware or software in any way.
8. Do not develop or pass on programs that harass other users or infiltrate a computer or computing system and/or damage the software components of
a computer or computing system, such as viruses, worms, "chain" messages, global mailings, ResEdit, etc. Do not "hack" the system.
9. Do not use the Internet to access or process pornographic or otherwise inappropriate material.
10. Do not use the Internet for commercial purposes.

The district reserves the right to remove a user's account if it is determined that the user is engaged in unauthorized activity or is violating this code of conduct.