Social Media

Security Policies

The following brand & security policies are intended to protect the privacy of HBS faculty, staff, and students, as well as the reputation of the School.

Any member of the HBS community who posts content online:

  • May not reveal confidential information about Harvard Business School or personal information about HBS faculty, staff, or students;

  • May not disseminate Harvard Business School documents or other intellectual property of the School's or information that could be considered proprietary or confidential;

  • May not use the School's logo, graphics, or photographs or videos from School functions or events without express permission of HBS Marketing and Communications;

  • Must adhere to applicable copyright laws;

  • Must have a lock or passcode on any device used to access any school social account (this includes desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices);

  • Relinquish control and passwords of all social platforms immediately if they are no longer managing their department or initiative social platform(s)

All social media managers and channels are subject to review and must meet the policies and guidelines described above.

Other existing policies from the University and HBS are also relevant in relation to information security and rights to privacy. Please refer to these web sites: