IonIdea recognizes the importance of the Internet in shaping public thinking about its current and potential products, employees, partners, and customers. IonIdea also recognizes the importance of its employees joining in and helping shape conversation and direction through blogging and interaction in social media. So, IonIdea is committed to supporting your right to interact knowledgeably and socially in IonTalk.
Consequently, these policies will help you make appropriate decisions about your work-related and personal, postings or in the comments that you make and in responding to comments from posters.
These policies will help you open up a respectful, knowledgeable interaction with fellow employees. They also protect the privacy, confidentiality, and interests of IonIdea and its current and potential products, employees, partners, customers, and competitors.
Confidential Information Component of the Policy
You may not share information that is confidential and proprietary about IonIdea and its clients/projects. This includes information about trademarks, upcoming product releases, sales, finances, number of products sold, number of employees, company strategy, and any other information that has not been publicly released by the company.
These are given as examples only and do not cover the range of what the company considers confidential and proprietary. If you have any question about whether information has been released publicly or doubts of any kind, speak with your manager before releasing information that could potentially harm our company, or our current and potential products, employees, partners, and customers. You may also want to be aware of the points made in the non-disclosure agreement you signed when you joined IonIdea.
IonIdea’s logo and trademarks may not be used without explicit permission in writing from the company. This is to prevent the appearance that you speak for or represent the company officially.
Respect and Privacy Rights Components of the Policy
Speak respectfully about IonIdea and our current and potential employees, customers, partners, and competitors. Do not engage in name calling or behavior that will reflect negatively on anyone’s or any entity’s reputation. Note that the use of copyrighted materials, unfounded or derogatory statements, or misrepresentation is not viewed favorably by your company and can result in disciplinary action up to and including employment termination.
IonIdea encourages you to write knowledgeably, accurately, and using appropriate professionalism. Despite disclaimers, your interaction can result in other employees forming opinions about you, IonIdea and its employees, partners, and products.
Honor the privacy rights of our current and past employees by seeking their permission before writing about or displaying happenings that might be considered to be a breach of their privacy and confidentiality.
Competition Component of the Policy
You may not use IonTalk to sell any product or service. If in doubt, talk with your manager.
Your Legal Liability Component of the Policy
You will not hold IonIdea or any of its subsidiaries liable for commentary, content or images posted by others, that you consider are defamatory, pornographic, proprietary, harassing or libelous.
Recognize that you are legally liable for anything you write or present. Employees can be disciplined by the company for commentary, content, or images that are defamatory, pornographic, proprietary, harassing, libelous, or that can create a hostile work environment. You can also be sued by company employees that views your commentary, content, or images as defamatory, pornographic, proprietary, harassing, libelous or creating a hostile work environment.