Chapter Social Media Policy

ISACA Puget Sound Chapter Social Media Policy

Effective: Feb 01, 2017



This social media policy is to set expectations for appropriate behavior and ensure that content provided adhere to this policy herein.

  1. SCOPE

This policy applies to all association’s members, non-members, board, contractors, students, and volunteers.


Below, list the chapter’s social media policy.

  1. Do not post any personal or professional opinions that may conflict with that of the association.
  2. Only ISACA and industry content related to IT governance, risk, compliance, security, assurance may be posted.
  3. Content posted must be related back to the association’s vision, mission, strategy, events and lines of service (i.e. membership, certifications and research).
  4. Do not post any content or commentary that could be interpreted as an endorsement or criticism of any organization, product or service.
  5. Do not post any content that may or imply a conflict of interest with ISACA and the chapter.
  6. Do not post any content that may violate any copyright or trademarks.
  7. Do not post, publish or distribute any intellectual property (ISACA or other).
  8. Do not post any sensitive or confidential information relating to ISACA and the chapter.
  9. Do not post content or links to other websites that may violate any laws or regulations.
  10. Do not post slander, racist, sexual, violent, hate speech, political views, religious views, or any inappropriate material (i.e. any content that may bring the association, the chapter and its members into disrepute).
  11. Do not post any image, photograph or video of any non-public figure that has not provided permission for such imagery to be published.
  12. Only officials appointed by the Chapter Board or the Communications Committee are authorized to use chapter identifiable communication tools.
  13. The chapter board reserves the right to restrict or remove any content that is deemed in violation of this social media policy or any applicable law.
  14. The chapter President and Social Media/Marketing Director reserves the right to retain and/or remove group membership from social media site.
  15. The chapter will approach the use of social media tools as consistently as possible.



Below, list the association terms used in this policy.


Definition: Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.


Term: Chapter

Definition: The regional Puget Sound Chapter (PSC).


  2. Chapter Board
  • Establish program objectives
  • Reviews and Approves policy annually


  1. Social Media/Marketing Director
  • Develop social media policy
  • Coordinates and implements the policy through organization’s communication channels
  1. Members responsibilities
  • Understand and comply with the policy regarding to use of the chapter’s communication channels.


  2. The chapter currently uses the following social media platforms to connect with the community: Puget Sound Chapter website and LinkedIn. Any individual seeking to use a different social media platform must gain approval from the chapter board prior to the account being established.