Acceptable use of IT systems and information
This document explains the rules that staff and students in the Trust’s Directorate of Education and Training (DET) must agree to in order to access and use Trust information systems and assets, including access to information systems, whether internally or third party hosted, hardware and equipment, Intranet and email.
The document also explains the Trust’s responsibilities for meeting ‘Prevent’ duties under Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015, and is supplementary to Trust procedures for Acceptable use of IT systems and information that is applicable to all staff.
The Trust has a statutory duty, under Section 26 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism (known as the ‘PREVENT duty’). termed “PREVENT”. The purpose of this duty is to aid the process of preventing people from being drawn into terrorism. Act in breach of the criminal law. Being drawn into terrorism includes not just violent extremism but also non-violent extremism, which can create an atmosphere conducive to terrorism and can popularise views which terrorists exploit.