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Ministers' Office Handbook

Attachment E

Ministers' Staff Acceptable Use of Communication Devices Policy

Staff are responsible for the lawful, ethical, efficient and economical use, and for the security and care, of communication devices provided for business purposes. These communication devices are provided to assist staff to do their jobs effectively and for reasonable private use.

Passwords and/or tokens used to access mobile communication devices must not be stored with the device.

Staff should be aware of confidentiality and privacy issues when using mobile phones to conduct official business in public places.

Staff must immediately notify CMS ICT if any mobile communication device in their custody is lost or stolen.

When a staff member ceases employment, all mobile communication devices in their custody must be returned to CMS.

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