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Appropriate asset controls are important in order to safeguard the business while providing employees the use of assets needed to do their jobs. These controls ensure assets are managed and tracked in a routine fashion to reduce risk and unnecessary cost to the business.

The purpose of this policy is to provide procedures and protocols for supporting effective organizational asset management specifically focused on electronic devices. This policy can be customized as needed to fit the needs of your organization.

From the policy


All employees, whether full-time, part-time, contract workers, consultants, part-time staff, interns and temporary workers and other personnel are covered by this policy. It also applies to all company-owned equipment, employee-owned equipment used to conduct company business or material related thereto.


There are no exceptions to this policy except where permitted in writing by the HR and IT departments.

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