Social Media Policy – The Palmer School of Excellence CIC
This policy is intended to help staff and volunteers of The Palmer School of Excellence CIC make appropriate decisions about the use of social media such as blogs, social networking websites, podcasts, forums, message boards, or comments on web-articles, such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
This policy outlines the standards we require all staff to observe when using social media.
This policy covers all individuals working at all levels on matters relating to The Palmer School of Excellence CIC
All staff/volunteers are expected to comply with this policy at all times to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and interests of our services, employees, partners, customers and supporters
The Director has overall responsibility for the effective operation of this policy and is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the operation of this policy and making recommendations for changes to minimise risks to our operations.
All staff are responsible for their own compliance with this policy and for ensuring that it is consistently applied. All staff should ensure that they take the time to read and understand it.
Any breach of this policy should be reported to the Director
Only the relevant person(s) is permitted to post material on a social media website in our name and on our behalf The Palmer School of Excellence CIC
Whenever you are permitted to use social media in accordance with this policy, you must ensure that you do not conduct yourself in a way that is detrimental to Palmer School of Excellence CIC and adhere to the following general rules:
Misuse of social media websites can, in certain circumstances, constitute a criminal offence or otherwise give rise to legal liability against staff. It may also cause embarrassment to The Palmer School of Excellence CIC and our affiliates.
In particular uploading, posting or forwarding a link to any of the following types of material on a social media website, whether in a professional or personal capacity, may amount to gross misconduct (this list is not exhaustive):
This policy will be reviewed annually.