Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy

Category: Internet Usage Policies School: University of Wisconsin – Stout Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: October 22, 2018

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This policy applies to employees, students, contractors and consultants.

The following activities are prohibited. This list is not all-inclusive but provides a framework for activities which fall into the category of unacceptable use. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) may exempt an employee from one or more of these restrictions.

Examples of Prohibited Activities Related to Email:
a. Sending unsolicited email messages, including the sending of “junk mail” or other non-university advertising material to individuals who did not specifically request such material (email spam).

h. Distribution of any disruptive or offensive messages, including offensive comments about race, gender, hair color, disabilities, age, sexual orientation, pornography, religious beliefs and practice, political beliefs, or national origin.

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