For safety and privacy reasons, Avent IT Solutions, employees and full-and part-time staff are prohibited from soliciting or encouraging any person for solicitation for any outside activity or organization during work time unless the solicitation is approved by Avent and is in accordance with the requirements and restrictions of this policy. Avent defines solicitation as including verbal or written communication, raffle tickets, for-sale merchandise, e-mail distributions, circulars, handbills, or other kinds of literature or vendors or resumes.