Access and use policy
Effective Date: 06/2023
Purpose The purpose of this Access and Use Policy is to establish guidelines and procedures for accessing and using Pizza Hut, LLC’s information systems, networks, and digital assets. This policy aims to ensure the security, integrity, and appropriate use of company resources while promoting compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and ethical standards.
Scope This policy applies to all employees, contractors, and authorized users who access or use Pizza Hut, LLC’s information systems, networks, and digital assets, including but not limited to computers, laptops, mobile devices, email systems, internet access, and software applications.
Authorized Access 3.1. User Accounts Access to Pizza Hut, LLC’s information systems shall be granted through individual user accounts. Each user shall be assigned a unique username and password, and shall not share their credentials with others.
3.2. Access Rights Access to information systems and digital assets shall be granted on a need-to-know basis, in accordance with job responsibilities and authorized purposes. Access rights may be modified or revoked as necessary, based on changes in job roles or termination of employment.
- Security Responsibilities 4.1. Password Security Users shall create strong passwords and change them periodically as required. Passwords shall not be shared, written down, or stored in an easily accessible location. Users shall report any suspected or actual unauthorized use of their accounts or any potential password compromise immediately.
4.2. User Authentication Users shall not attempt to access any information systems, networks, or digital assets using another person’s account credentials. Only authorized users shall access company resources, and authentication mechanisms such as multi-factor authentication may be implemented to enhance security.
4.3. Physical Security Users shall take appropriate measures to protect physical access to devices, systems, and storage media. Laptops, mobile devices, and other portable equipment shall be stored securely and not left unattended in public areas.
- Acceptable Use 5.1. Personal Use Limited personal use of company resources, such as internet access and email, may be permitted within reasonable and defined boundaries. However, personal use should not interfere with work responsibilities or violate any applicable laws, regulations, or company policies.
5.2. Prohibited Activities The following activities are strictly prohibited and may result in disciplinary action:
- Unauthorized access or use of another user’s account, data, or systems.
- Intentional introduction of viruses, malware, or any other malicious software.
- Circumventing or attempting to bypass security controls or restrictions.
- Unauthorized installation or use of unauthorized software or hardware.
- Engaging in any form of illegal, unethical, or harassing behavior.
- Data and System Protection 6.1. Data Integrity Users shall take appropriate measures to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data entered, accessed, or processed through Pizza Hut, LLC’s information systems. Users shall report any suspected data integrity issues or discrepancies to the appropriate authority.
6.2. Data Backup and Recovery Pizza Hut, LLC shall implement regular data backup procedures to protect against data loss. Users shall follow backup and recovery guidelines and report any potential data loss incidents promptly.
6.3. System Monitoring Pizza Hut, LLC may monitor the use of its information systems, networks, and digital assets for security and compliance purposes. Users should have no expectation of privacy regarding their use of company resources.
- Policy Compliance and Consequences 7.1. Compliance Monitoring Pizza Hut, LLC may periodically audit and review user compliance with this Access and Use Policy. Users shall cooperate with internal investigations or audits related to access and use of company resources.
7.2. Consequences of Non-Compliance Non-compliance with this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or contract, as well as legal consequences in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Policy Review and Updates This Access and Use Policy shall be reviewed regularly and updated as needed to reflect changes in technology, business requirements, or legal and regulatory obligations.
Policy Acknowledgment All employees, contractors, and authorized users shall acknowledge their understanding and compliance with this Access and Use Policy before being granted access to Pizza Hut, LLC’s information systems and digital assets.