Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Balanita

1. Introduction

Balanita Private Limited (“Balanita,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provides access to various information technology (IT) resources, including computers, networks, and internet access, to facilitate business operations. This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) outlines the acceptable and prohibited uses of these resources by employees, contractors, vendors, and any other authorized users (“users”).

2. Acceptable Use

2.1. Authorized Purpose: Users are permitted to use company IT resources solely for conducting business-related activities in support of Balanita’s mission and objectives. This includes tasks directly related to job responsibilities, such as communication, research, and project collaboration.

2.2. Compliance with Laws and Policies: Users must comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies when using IT resources. This includes, but is not limited to, laws governing data protection, intellectual property rights, and the use of electronic communications.

2.3. Responsible Use: Users are expected to exercise responsible and ethical judgment when using IT resources. This includes respecting the rights and privacy of others, avoiding disruptive or harmful behavior, and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information.

3. Prohibited Activities

3.1. Unauthorized Access: Users may not attempt to access, modify, or interfere with IT resources, systems, or data without proper authorization. This includes attempting to bypass security measures, exploit vulnerabilities, or gain unauthorized access to restricted areas.

3.2. Malicious Software: Users may not introduce or distribute malicious software, such as viruses, worms, or malware, on company IT resources. This includes downloading or sharing files from untrusted sources and engaging in activities that pose a risk to the security and integrity of IT systems.

3.3. Illegal or Inappropriate Content: Users may not access, create, transmit, or store illegal, offensive, or inappropriate content using company IT resources. This includes content that is defamatory, discriminatory, harassing, or otherwise violates company policies or standards of conduct.

3.4. Copyright Infringement: Users must respect copyright laws and licensing agreements when using IT resources. This includes refraining from unauthorized distribution or reproduction of copyrighted material, such as software, documents, images, or multimedia content.

3.5. Personal Use: While limited personal use of company IT resources may be permitted, it should not interfere with job responsibilities or consume excessive bandwidth or storage capacity. Users are responsible for ensuring that personal activities do not violate company policies or disrupt business operations.

4. Consequences of Violations

4.1. Violation of this AUP: Violations of this AUP may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or contract, as well as legal consequences, where applicable.

4.2. Notification: Balanita reserves the right to monitor and investigate user activities on company IT resources to ensure compliance with this AUP and other policies. Users should have no expectation of privacy when using company IT resources.

5. Reporting Violations

5.1. Reporting Procedure: Users who become aware of potential violations of this AUP are encouraged to report them to their supervisor, IT department, or designated compliance officer. Reports will be investigated promptly and handled according to company policies and procedures.

6. Acknowledgment

By using company IT resources, users acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to comply with this AUP. Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in disciplinary action and legal consequences.

7. Contact Information

For questions or concerns regarding this AUP, please contact [insert contact email or department].

8. Effective Date

This AUP is effective as of [insert effective date] and applies to all users of Balanita’s IT resources. Updates or revisions to this AUP will be communicated to users as necessary.


This AUP establishes guidelines for the acceptable use of company IT resources and outlines the consequences of policy violations. By adhering to these guidelines, users can help maintain a secure and productive computing environment for all stakeholders.


Update: 23-January-2024.