Lincoln University Acceptable Use Policy for
Computing and Network Services

I. General Information

Authority to Change
Definitions

Purpose
Reports of Violations

II. Responsibility

Lawful Use
Copyrights
Proper Authorization
Account Ownership
Personal Identification
Contracts
External Data Networks
Access to Data
For-profit Use
Incidental Personal Use
Threats and Harassment
Modification of Data or Equipment
Removal of Data or Equipment
Foreign Devices
Technology Purchases

III. Security

Level of Security
Concealed Identity
Unauthorized Data Access
Security Compromise
Data Interception
Denial of Service
Personal Responsibility

IV. Enforcement Procedures

Sanctions

V. Privacy Considerations

Appendix A: Copyright

Appendix B: Software Use Policy

Software and Intellectual Rights
FAQs about Using Software

Alternatives to Explore
Site-Licensed and Bulk-Purchased Software
Shareware
Public Domain Software
A Final Note

Appendix C: World Wide Web Policies and Guidelines

A. Policies
Loss of account
Content Appropriateness
Course Pages
Process for Obtaining a Web Account
Process for External Entities to Obtain a Link from the University Root Web Pages

B. Departmental Web Development Guidelines
Responsibility of Department Heads
Responsibility of Department Developers

The Web Integration Manager will…

C. Web Page Style Guidelines
Guidelines for All Pages
Departmental Pages
Course Pages
Organization Pages
Faculty & Staff Personal Pages
Official Links
Official Web site Banners and Graphics
Official Colors
Official Fonts

Appendix D: Electronic Mail Policies

Application of Policies
Reasonable Confidentiality
Acceptable Use
MOREnet Acceptable Use Policy
Threats and Harassment
Inappropriate Electronic Communications
Mass Mailings
Obtaining an Email Account
Removal of Account
Change of Name

Attachment I: Morenet Acceptable Use Policy

Attachment II: LUTC Physical Workstation Security Measures