Polk State College is not responsible for damage to or loss of data from an individual’s disk storage media or home computer resulting from email or any other kind of file transfers from Polk State College faculty or staff members and/or other students.

Polk State does everything within its power to ensure that harmful files will not be propagated, but students are responsible for the protection of their personal hardware, software, and data.

We encourage all students to scan any files they receive before using them on their computers with a currently updated virus protection product. Students should maintain electronic copies of all of their work throughout a term, so they always have a backup if data gets lost and/or corrupted on the Internet.