Standards for Use of Standalone Computer Equipment by Inmates
(1)No inmate shall be permitted to enter, view, update or manipulate information on computer equipment except as authorized by the DOC functional unit manager or the OCE functional unit manager.
(2)Once an inmate has been granted access to computer equipment, he/she shall not be allowed to use the equipment without specific assignment by supervising staff. No inmate shall create, modify or change programs or program scripts that will be used on the DOC Information System or DOC Inmate Network without the approval of the Assistant Director of General Services or his/her designee.
(3)An inmate shall be supervised at all times while using computer equipment.
(4)An inmate shall only use computer equipment which has been authorized in accordance with the department’s rule on Inmate Access to Automation (OAR 291-086).
(5)An inmate shall not repair or modify computer equipment except as part of an authorized Department of Corrections workforce development program.
(6)An inmate shall not be allowed direct access to printers. Printers for inmate use shall be caged or secured to eliminate direct inmate access, except as authorized by the DOC functional unit manager or the OCE functional unit manager and Institutions Administrator. All print outs shall be reviewed by staff.
(7)An inmate shall not gather or store personal data relating to staff, contractors or volunteers.
(8)An inmate shall not view, gather or store personal data relating to members of the general public.
(9)An inmate shall not view, gather or store personal data relating to other inmates or offenders, unless authorized by department rule or policy.
(10)An inmate shall not have in his/her control or possession any computer media; e.g., diskettes, CDs or tapes except as authorized by supervising staff. An inmate shall not use or take computer equipment to his/her housing area or from his/her immediate work site without approval.
(11)An inmate shall not have any unique passwords, except as authorized by ISU or OCE. The password will be created, recorded, and issued by ISU or OCE and will not be changed by the inmate.
(12)An inmate shall not be allowed to manage any programs that affect inmate assignments or allocations.
(13)Without the approval of the Director or designee, no inmate shall create or maintain Internet or website content that is published to an official department Internet/web site.
Rule 291-086-0050 — Standards for Use of Standalone Computer Equipment by Inmates,