Bring Your Own Device Employee Agreement

During their work, employees are expected to exercise the same discretion in the use of their personal devices as is provided for the use of company equipment. [Company name] The guidelines for harassment, discrimination, retaliation, trade secrets, confidential information and ethics apply to employees` use of personal equipment for work-related activities. Restrictions on the use of BYOD devices. A BYOD directive should look at the purposes for which a BYOD device can and can be used. In a BYOD directive, it is essential to prohibit employees from using the device (and in particular via a corporate email account on the device) to harass others or send or produce offensive content. The display of pornography and gambling on these devices should also be prohibited. Apart from moral problems, these sites are often used to transfer malware to devices and networks. Other provisions that should be taken into account, particularly for equipment subsidized by the company, would include the protection of the employer`s assets: safety rules. The main provisions of a BYOD directive are those that are intended to protect the company`s confidential information from being in the hands of third parties or being used by an employee for purposes unrelated to the company. These include provisions that do this: If Jane is a saleswoman who uses her personal phone number for work purposes, when she stops and passes to your competitor, all her clients always have their phone number in their files.

With a BYOD policy, you don`t need to buy phones and laptops for all employees. Some employees may not have their own device, but a recent Pew Research survey found that 77% of U.S. adults already have a smartphone and 92% of people aged 18 to 29 own a smartphone. Undrathed employees may not use their personal devices for work purposes outside their normal work plan without prior authorization from management. These include checking, sending and responding to emails or text messages, answering phone calls or making phone calls. If every employee has a standard computer, tablet and phone, it`s easier for IT to support and repair the devices. If everyone has their own device, it can become much more complex to keep the electronics functional. If you need to install custom software, does it work on all devices? What if Jane isn`t ready to update her laptop? What happens if John wants to run Linux while everyone else runs Windows? Staff members who are charged with traffic violations resulting from the use of their personal devices during the journey are solely responsible for all obligations arising from these acts. XYZ employees must accept the conditions set out in this directive in order to connect their devices to the business network. Employees are supposed to protect personal devices used for business purposes from loss, damage or theft. Employees can put a phone in pockets or briefcases and don`t have to worry about looking after two devices and reacting. If John likes iPhones and Jane likes androids, both can use their favorite system.

You don`t need to learn a new system. When your company pays for the installation of Microsoft Office or Photoshop or the software the employee needs to work on an employee`s personal laptop, the employee is often willing to use the software for his or her personal work. Employees do not have a learning curve for new devices because they already understand how they use their own electronic devices. You can intervene on the first day for immediate productivity. In addition, employees are more likely to take better care of their equipment, because they are in fact their own. In general, employees know that if they lose or break their