CYBERSAFETY AT [EVERY SCHOOL]
Cybersafety Use Agreement
For Primary/Intermediate Students
Section A: Introduction
Section B: Cybersafety Rules for Primary / Intermediate Students
Section C: Cybersafety Use Agreement Form.
Instructions for parents*/caregivers/legal guardians
Please read sections A and B carefully. If there are any points you would like to discuss with the school, let the school office know as soon as possible.
Discuss the cybersafety rules with your child.
Sign the use agreement form (Section C) and return that page to the school office.
Please keep Sections A and B for future reference.
* The term ‘parent’ used throughout this document also refers to legal guardians and caregivers.
Important terms used in this document:
The abbreviation ‘ICT’ in this document refers to the term ‘Information and Communication Technologies’
‘Cybersafety’ refers to the safe use of the Internet and ICT equipment/devices, including mobile phones
‘School ICT’ refers to the school’s computer network, Internet access facilities, computers, and other school ICT equipment/devices as outlined in (d) below
The term ‘ICT equipment/devices’ used in this document, includes but is not limited to, computers (such as desktops, laptops, PDAs), storage devices (such as USB and flash memory devices, CDs, DVDs, floppy disks, iPods, MP3 players), cameras (such as video, digital, webcams), all types of mobile phones, gaming consoles, video and audio players/receivers (such as portable CD and DVD players), and any other, similar, technologies as they come into use
‘Objectionable’ in this agreement means material that deals with matters such as sex, cruelty, or violence in such a manner that it is likely to be injurious to the good of students or incompatible with a school environment. This is intended to be inclusive of the definition used in the Films, Videos and Publications Classification Act 1993.
Additional information can be found on NetSafe’s website www.netsafe.org.nz/ua
This Use Agreement is based on the NetSafe® Cybersafety Use Agreement for Primary / Intermediate Students Template
© NetSafe – The Internet Safety Group Incorporated - January 2007