SAN GABRIEL UNIFIED
Electronic Information Resources (“EIR”) are available for
use by students in the San Gabriel Unified School District (“District”). These resources include electronic mail
and on-line computer information services such as the Internet. The District believes that its EIR will
enhance student learning and promote educational excellence by facilitating
resource sharing, innovation, and communications.
While all students are responsible for appropriate use of
EIR, the District will make every effort to protect students and their parents
from its misuse or abuse.
Inappropriate use of these resources may violate state or federal laws
and is strictly prohibited.
Listed below are the provisions of this Agreement. Please read them carefully and sign as
indicated. When signed by you and
your parent or guardian, this document becomes a legally binding contract.
Terms and Conditions of Agreement
As used in this Agreement, the terms “Electronic Information
Resources” (“EIR”), “District Network” and "User Workspace” have the same
meaning as defined in Section 2 of District Administrative Regulation No.
(Employee Use of
Electronic Information Resources.), incorporated herein by reference.
I accept personal responsibility for using the District's
Electronic Information Resources in accordance with the following terms:
I shall use the EIR and my account only for educational purposes
consistent with the District's mission.
shall keep confidential and not use the District Network to display my EIR
account number, home addressor telephone number.
shall use only the EIR account number personally assigned to me and shall be
responsible at all times for the proper use of my account.
understand that I am expected to keep my electronic messages as brief as
possible and send them only to known recipients or locations.
shall report any security problem or misuse of the EIR to the systems
understand that in using the District's EIR, I am expected to be polite, respect
the privacy rights of others and refrain from any action that may cause damage
or disruption to the District Network.
understand that I am responsible for the reasonable care and handling of the
equipment and software assigned to me or under my supervision and direct
use. I shall not modify the
District Network equipment or software without the prior approval of the systems
shall notify the systems administrator of any changes in my EIR account
In addition to the above terms, I further understand that I
will be required to attend an orientation session on proper EIR use and conduct
before being granted access to these resources.
The use of the EIR is a privilege afforded students, not a
right. I understand that the
following uses of the EIR are strictly prohibited and may subject me to
discipline, the loss of EIR privileges and/or liability for violation of state
and federal law:
Violating another's right to privacy, such as accessing confidential
personnel or student records;
Accessing or transmitting material that is illegal, obscene, defamatory
or so inciteful as to create a clear and present danger of the commission of
illegal acts on school grounds or the substantial disruption of school
the EIR for personal financial gain, commercial activity or any illegal
Copying EIR software or materials in violation of copyright, trade secret
or libel laws;
Copying, modifying, or downloading the District's Network data or
programs for personal use without District permission;
Copying, modifying, deleting or forwarding another user's personal files
and/or communications without that person's express prior consent;
or disclosing private passwords, recognition codes, security access information
or physical locking devices on any part of the District Network without the
District's express written consent.
Intentionally altering, damaging, disrupting or destroying the EIR or any
part thereof; and
Intentionally uploading, transmitting, downloading, creating or in any
other manner using computer viruses which may cause damage to the EIR.
Limitations on Services
I understand that the following limitations apply at all
times to my use of the District's Electronic Information Resources:
District Network, User Workspaces and all information transmitted through
electronic mail or any other part of the EIR is NOT PRIVATE. Authorized District personnel shall have
the right to search and monitor all parts of the EIR, including student
electronic mail accounts and User Workspaces, for the purpose of maintaining the
security of the system and preventing its abuse.
of the material accessible through the District's online services may be
illegal, obscene, defamatory or “harmful” as defined by law. While the District does not condone
student use of such materials, it cannot control the content of the internet.
However, Internet access will be withdrawn from any student who violates any
policy or regulation.
District makes no warranties, either express or implied, arising from employee
access to the EIR. The District
shall not be responsible for any damages suffered by any student as a result of
using the EIR, including, but
not limited to, damages suffered as a result of system
delays, service interruptions, failed delivery of files or the acts of other
District Network users. The District disclaims any responsibility for the
content or accuracy of information from online services as well as any costs
incurred by a student in the use of the EIR without District authorization.
APPENDIX FOR TEAR-OUT TO BE RETURNED TO YOUR CHILD'S
have read and understand the provisions of this Agreement. I agree to use the District's Electronic
Information Resources in accordance with its terms and conditions or as directed
by a teacher or authorized District representative.
Student's Name (please print):
P ARENT OR GUARDIAN:
I am the parent or legal guardian of,
I have read and understand the provisions of this
Agreement. I understand that the
District cannot control and restrict access to all controversial or
inappropriate materials which may be accessible through the Districts online
services. I agree to hold the
District and its officers, agents and employees harmless in the event my child
obtains access to or transmits controversial or inappropriate materials while
using the computer system.
Parent or Guardian’s Name (please print):