Policy documents are documents that outline the principles, rules, and guidelines that govern an organization or group. Some examples of attributes that may be included in policy documents are:
|Title||The name of the policy|
|Purpose||The reason for the policy and the goals it is intended to achieve|
|Scope||The individuals or groups to whom the policy applies|
|Definitions||Explanations of terms and concepts used in the policy|
|Requirements||The specific actions or behaviors required by the policy.|
|Prohibitions||Actions or behaviors that are not allowed under the policy.|
|Consequences||The actions that will be taken if the policy is not followed.|
|Exceptions||Circumstances under which the policy may not apply.|
|Effective date||The date on which the policy goes into effect.|
Policy documents are an important tool for organizations, as they help establish clear expectations and guidelines for behavior and decision-making. They can also serve as a reference for employees, customers, and other stakeholders when navigating the policies and procedures of the organization.
Having a data template with policy documentation in Hypervault can help you in spreading the policies to the responsible persons in your company.