Acceptable Use of Virtual Platforms
Acceptable use of virtual platforms
The use of virtual platforms is growing within the CCO. If you are a cadet or adult staff, participant or facilitator, below is the standard that you will maintain for all online and virtual engagement.
Be aware of the information you share.
- Do not project or display any sensitive or personal information that would be harmful to your reputation.
- If it is in writing or you are speaking, you can only communicate and discuss unclassified information that cannot cause a prejudice to people or the organization.
- In order to protect the information of you and others, when working with protected A information use only CCO Net, which is the approved platform cleared for this level of information.
- Be careful of potential threats such as unsolicited emails, file attachments and external links.
Be a leader
- Ensure that your peers and subordinates understand how to behave online, and promote acceptable use.
- Be the example and set the standard you want others to follow.
- You are responsible for your personal devices.
- You shall not use virtual platforms provided and paid for by CJCR for personal matters.
- Know your role and responsibilities.
- Understand the applicable rules and limitations.
- Remember that nothing is private online.
Be an ambassador
- Any illegal activity will not be tolerated.
- Behaviour that could cause reasonable harm to others (i.e. bullying, sending disturbing, racist, or sexist messages, public shaming of others) will not be tolerated.
- Your personal grievances or dissatisfaction with the organization or individuals shall not be posted online.
For more information on how to remain cybersafe, consult cyber.gc.ca #CYBERAWARENESS
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