Unless expressly authorized by the Human Resources Department, taking video in the workplace is strictly prohibited. The type of device used to capture video is irrelevant as is the format in which the video is taken. Employees are prohibited from using any device that has the capacity to capture video images.
The nature of the activity captured on video is also irrelevant. Videotaping the workplace or work activities has the potential of disclosing confidential company information and/or trade secrets. The consequence of disclosing such information is severe as would be the damage to the company.
Any employee determined to have taken an unauthorized video will be subject to discipline, up to and including immediate discharge.
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