Email/Communications Policy

Email/Communications Policy

An Email / Communications policy should address the correct use and retention of email. An email policy will make users aware of the implications of using email and its potential impact on your company.

An email policy should include:

  • Acceptable Use of Email for professional and/or personal usage
  • Awareness concerning privacy implications of using email
  • the retention-policy for email
  • Email Security
  • Guidelines concerning automatic forwarding of email
  • Use of third-party email systems (Google, Outlook, Yahoo,...) for personal use
  • Information on monitoring of email by the organistion