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Information Technology (IT) Policy at The American College, Madurai, TN, India

  1. Introduction:

The transformative impact of technology on education necessitates a comprehensive Information Technology (IT) policy. This document serves as a roadmap for the ethical, responsible, and secure utilization of technology resources within the college community.

  1. Need for IT Policy:

The ever-evolving technological landscape in education demands a structured framework to guide the integration of IT tools. An IT policy establishes a foundational structure to ensure the effective, ethical, and secure use of technology, fostering a dynamic and conducive learning environment.

  1. Email Account Use Policy:

The Email Account Use Policy defines the parameters for the use of institutional email accounts. It includes responsible communication, account security measures, and adherence to professional standards in email communications for academic purposes.

  1. E-Governance Policy:

As a part of E-Governance policy a secure e-governance portal is provided on the college website to all the stakeholders to access attendance records, mark maintenance, generating e-hall tickets, college fees, and examination fees. Access to the portal is granted to all stakeholders using secure login credentials.

  1. Web Site Hosting Policy:

The Web Site Hosting Policy sets forth the standards and regulations governing the hosting of websites associated with the college. Content hosted on college portal must align with institutional values, mission, and ethical standards.

  1. Database Policy:

The College Database Policy establishes principles and practices for the access, management and security of institutional databases. Access to sensitive data is strictly limited to authorized personnel with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

  1. Network policy:

The Internet Unit is tasked with the oversight, maintenance, and security of the college’s internet infrastructure. Responsibilities include monitoring bandwidth usage, addressing connectivity issues, and implementing security protocols to safeguard the integrity of the network.

  1. Campus Information System:

The CIS is the central hub for overseeing the college’s computing resources, including hardware, software, and network infrastructure. This entity is responsible for ensuring the availability, reliability, and functionality of all computer systems across the campus.

  1. Video Surveillance Policy:

The Video Surveillance Policy outlines the purpose, scope, and guidelines for the use of video surveillance on campus. Privacy considerations, ethical use, and proper implementation are emphasized to strike a balance between security and individual rights.

  1. Purchase Policy for Computer Hardware:

All purchases of computer hardware must be approved by the designated Principal & Secretary and Bursar.

  1. Website Maintenance Policy:

The college website is regularly updated and maintained by the CIS to provide accurate and relevant information to users. Website content should adhere to college policies and guidelines, including accessibility standards and copyright laws.

  1. Electronic Transaction Policy:

Electronic transactions conducted through the college website or e-governance portal are encrypted and secure. Payment gateways used for online transactions comply with industry standards.