Information Technology Users’ Privileges and Responsibilities

Category: Internet Usage Policies School: Ball State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: June 8, 2017

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Ball State University reserves the right to limit or restrict the use of its information technology resources based on institutional priorities and financial considerations. Content found to be inconsistent with institutional purposes is subject to immediate suspension or removal by the administrator of the relevant system or their designee. Conduct and related content does not meet the institutional purposes of the university when it is found to be:

a. In possible violation of federal, state, or local laws.

b. May violate the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others.

c. Harassing or threatening, or otherwise disruptive to the learning or working environment.

d. In violation of other university policies, procedures, or contractual obligations.

e. Inappropriate for the stated purpose of the system, service, or environment.

f. A security risk affecting the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of services.

g. Otherwise inconsistent with the mission of the university.

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