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| Mandatory and Immediate Reporting of Suspected Loss or Theft of|
Laptops, Blackberries, Cell Phones, and Other Portable Electronic Devices and
Division Data in Any Format, Including Electronic and Hard Copy
(Certification Requirement for All Division Employees and Contractors at Bottom of Page)
The suspected loss, theft and/or damage of any Antitrust Division Portable Electronic Device issued to or used by an employee or contractor of the Antitrust Division MUST, without exception, be pursued in accord with the policies outlined below. These policies also apply to the suspected loss or theft of Division data in any format, including electronic and hard copy.
Portable Electronic Devices include, but are not limited to, laptop computers, cell phones, Blackberries, personal digital assistants, pagers, two-way radios, and wireless e-mail devices.
If a Portable Electronic Device is missing, damaged or suspected to be lost or stolen, or any Division data is suspected to be lost or stolen, the user MUST:
All users of assigned Portable Electronic Devices (PED) and Division data in any format are responsible for safeguarding the assigned PED and any data used from theft, loss or destruction. The following guidelines must be followed when transporting and using a PED or Division data outside of Antitrust Division office space:
I acknowledge my responsibility for the reasonable care and protection of Division property assigned to and data used by me, which includes immediately notifying the Division of the suspected loss, theft and/or damage to any assigned electronic equipment and the suspected loss or theft of any Division data.