Due to several reports of private lending institutions having possession of DepEd Emails and passwords of employees applying for loans, it is hereby reiterated that DepEd Emails are properties of the government. As such all DepEd Employees are directed to keep their official DepEd Emails and passwords confidential and are strongly discouraged to share them (Please see QUA Memorandum No. 01-1019-0386 from the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration dated 09 October 2019 with the Subject: Sharing of DepEd Email and Password); especially to groups and agencies that are not under the Department of Education.

Any user found to be guilty of violating, intentional or otherwise, the policies of the deped.gov.ph email account service shall be subject to disciplinary action, without prejudice to such other civil, administrative, and penal remedies as the gravity of the violation may merit.

Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this memorandum are desired.