Transmission or access of any material in violation of any U.S. or state law or regulation is prohibited. Access to sexually-oriented material is specifically prohibited.
Internet transactions and e-mail messages are not private. MRD management may monitor these transactions and messages at any time, for any reason without notice to the user.
Security on MRD’s computer system is a high priority. MRD must be notified of known or suspected security problems. Any user identified as a security risk, or as having a history of problems with other computer systems may be denied access to the Internet.
Vandalism will result in revocation of privileges. Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy data of another user, the Internet, any agency(ies), or other networks that are connected to the Internet. This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or creation of computer viruses.
Electronic mail is an electronic message that is transmitted between two or more computers or electronic terminals, whether or not the message is converted to hard copy format after receipt and whether or not the message is viewed upon transmission or stored for later retrieval. Electronic mail includes all electronic messages that are transmitted through a local, regional, or global computer network.
All electronic mail systems are owned by MRD and are to be used for the purpose of conducting MRD business. All other uses are prohibited.
Users of the e-mail system are responsible for the appropriate use. All illegal and improper uses of the e-mail system, including but not limited to pornography, obscenity, harassment, solicitation, gambling, and violating copyright or intellectual property rights is prohibited. The use of the e-mail system for which MRD will incur any expense without the express permission of a supervisor is prohibited.
Electronic messages are not for private or confidential matters. Because there is no guarantee of privacy or confidentiality, other avenues of communication should be used for such matters. MRD retains the right to monitor, review, store and, disclose all information sent over the MRD electronic mail system at any time for any reason, without notice to the employee.
E-mail sent or received by MRD, the Board of Directors, and employees may be considered public records and are subject to public disclosure or inspection under the Colorado Open Records Act. E-mail sent or received by MRD employees should be done using an MRD assigned email.