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Lasell Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems

Lasell College and Lasell Village (Lasell) maintains information technology and services which are essential to the mission of these organizations. All employees (including student employees), students and residents of Lasell College and Lasell Village, guests and affiliates of Lasell (Lasell Community) are obliged to use the information technology appropriately and lawfully and maintain the college's values of integrity, honesty, and ethical decision making.  Upon acceptance of your account information and agreement to follow these procedures, you will be granted access to Lasell's information technology.

Some departments on campus may have additional policies and procedures that apply to the use of information technology within those departments. In addition to this Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems document, the use of these information technologies is governed by the Student and Employee Handbooks, Written Information Security Plan, Record Retention and Disposition Policy, and all other college policies and procedures.

Scope
These procedures apply to all users of information technology resources owned or managed by Lasell College and/or Lasell Village. Individuals covered by the document include (but are not limited to) Lasell full-time and adjunct faculty, staff, students, Lasell Village residents, guests or agents of the administration, external individuals and organizations accessing network services via Lasell College's information technology facilities.

Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems

Standard 1: Network and Lasell Owned Computer Usage Standard

Standard 2: Electronic Communication and Social Network Usage

Standard 3: Responsible Copyright Standard

Standard 4: BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Standard – Employees and Affiliates Only

Standard 5: Monitoring of Information Technology

The Department of IT reserves the right to monitor and collect data on all traffic and devices on the Lasell network and those managed or owned by Lasell. Lasell may choose to set limits on an individual's use of a resource through quotas, time limits, and other mechanisms to ensure that these resources can be used by anyone who needs them. The Department of IT will immediately terminate network service with or without notice, to any individual and/or device that is found out of compliance with these procedures or is a threat to security of privacy of data. All potential threats will be investigated and reported to the Chief Information Officer. All data pertaining to the activity of an employee or student will be released when permission from the Director of Human Resources (employees) or Director of Campus Police (students and Village Residents) and the Vice President for the area or President of the college is obtained. All data pertaining to legal matters will be released with the permission of Lasell's legal counsel or the Vice President of Business and Finance.

Standard 6: Indemnification and Compliance