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You are responsible for the security of your laptop within and outside the campus gate.
For security reasons, nobody else may use your laptop, including your fellow staff members, friends or family members.
A Computers for Teachers laptop may be used by a student, however, their use is governed by a strict security condition: they must log in using their own usernames and passwords.
It is also important to that you don't disclose your user name and password to anyone.
You and/or your institute may be financially responsible for the theft of, or non-warranty damage to, your laptop if negligence is identified as a factor in the loss or damage.
Also, ensure you do all you can to protect your computer from viral attack.
Never leave your laptop unsecured.
If your classroom is secure, windows closed and doors locked, you can leave your laptop in it during break times.
When your laptop must be left on campus overnight or for longer periods of time, your institute is responsible for providing a secure storage location, such as:
- a lockable storeroom
- a lockable cupboard
- a lockable filing cabinet.
Don't leave laptops in vehicles at any time, even for short periods.
You may take your laptop home overnight and during school holidays.
No-one beside yourself can use your laptop.
Store your laptop in a secure location within your home.
You may wish to take your laptop overseas. If you do, ensure you take out appropriate travel insurance.