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Before using computer / network / on-line services, the student and parent/guardian shall sign the districtís user contract indicating that the student understands and
agrees to abide by specified user obligations and responsibilities. Please read this document carefully. When signed/initialed by you and your parent/guardian, it becomes legally binding.

   1.Personal Responsibility: The student in whose name an on-line services account is issued is responsible for its proper use at all times. Users shall  maintain privacy of account names/numbers, passwords, and personal information. They shall use the system only under the assigned account.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   2.Acceptable Use: The use of the account must be in support of education and research and consistent with the educational objectives of the Escondido Union High School District. Users shall not publish, display, transmit, or receive any material which they know or have reason to know is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene,  profane, sexually oriented, or potentially offensive to others appropriate to that network. Transmission, receiving, or downloading of any material in violation of any U.S. or state regulations is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trade secret. Use for product advertisement, political lobbying, or partisan political activities, except as an approved part of a course to teach students about the American political system in accordance with EUHSD-approved curriculum, is also prohibited.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   3.Privileges: The use of the information system is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use will result in a cancellation of this privilege. Staff will determine whether a use is inappropriate under this Ethical Use Policy and Contract and the decision is final. The administration has the authority to deny, revoke, or suspend specific user accounts for violation of this Ethical Use Policy and Contract. An administrator may close an account at any time and for any duration as deemed necessary for violation of this Ethical Use Policy and Contract.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   4.Network Etiquette: You are expected to abide by accepted rules of network etiquette. These rules include (but are not limited to) the following:  Be Polite. Never send or encourage others to send abusive messages. Use Appropriate Language. Never swear, never use vulgarities or any other inappropriate language. Do Not reveal your or any other personís home address, phone number, or similar information of a personal nature. Electronic Mail is not guaranteed to be private. Messages relating to or in support of illegal activities must be reported to school authorities, or lawenforcement agencies.  All activities may be monitored. The network is not private; there is no confidentiality.  Do Not use the network in any way that would disrupt the use of the network by others.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   5.Security: Security on any computer system is a high priority, especially when the system involves many users. If you identify a security problem notify,  immediately, the teacher or adult in charge. Never demonstrate the problem to other users. Never use someone elseís account and never give out your password to anyone. Any user identified as a security risk or having a history of problems with other computer systems may be denied access to the network system.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   6.Services: Escondido Union High School District will not be responsible for any damages consequential, incidental, or otherwise you may suffer arising from use of the information system, including damages arising as a result of the negligent or intentional action of EUHSD. This includes loss of data for any reason. Use of any information obtained via the network is at your own risk. Students and parents of students who are minors understand that EUHSD does not have control of the information content that resides on the network and on-line services. Some systems may condone or permit the use of such material in the school environment. EUHSD specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through the network and on-line services.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   7.Vandalism: Users, or parents of users who are minors, will be held responsible for damage to hardware and/or software, pursuant to State law. Vandalism includes, but is not limited to, damage to or theft of system hardware or software; the altering of system software; the placing of unlawful information, computer viruses or harmful programs on or through the computer system in either public or private files or messages. Escondido Union High School District reserves the right to remove files, limit or deny access, or to pursue legal remedies for loss sustained, including but not limited to, replacement of hardware and/or software and related labor charges (currently billed at $95.00 per hour), fines, or imprisonment, as applicable.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   8.Materials: Escondido Union High School District reserves right of access to any material stored in files which are accessible by others and may in accordance with law, remove any material which is obscene, defamatory or otherwise unlawful. Users will not use their account or access privileges to obtain, view download, or otherwise gain access to such materials.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

   9.Account/Password: The Escondido Union High School District network system is intended for the exclusive use of its registered users, who are responsible for the use of their account/password. Any problems which arise from the userís account are the responsibility of the account holder. Misuse of the account or use of the account by someone other than the registered holder will be grounds for loss of privilege.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

  10.Updating: Escondido Union High School District may occasionally require new registration and account information from you to continue the service. You must notify the teacher or adult in charge of any changes in your account information. Please be aware that the above rules and regulations may change as deemed necessary. The account holder will be informed about subsequent changes.

I have read, understood and agreed to this provision. Studentís Initials_____ Parentís Initials_____

 

 

NAME ______________________________________ School ____________________

 

Student Signature ___________________________________________________________

 

I.D. Number ______________________ Grade ________ Date ____________

 

Parent Name Parent Signature _______________________

 

Teacher Recommendation

I have read the terms and conditions of this agreement. My signature indicates that I recommend the student to use the system. Because the student may use the
network for individual work or in the context of another class, I cannot be held responsible for the studentís use of the network.

 

TEACHERíS SIGNATURE ____________________________________

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