Employees shall use state technology (telephones, computers, Internet, email, etc.) at their disposal in an appropriate manner. As it applies to the state's e-mail and phone system(s), emergency communications are allowed. Reasonable and appropriate personal communications are allowed.
Under no circumstances are employees allowed to use the state's technology to engage in outside business interests, inappropriate, offensive, or illegal activities. Abuse of the system is not acceptable. Employees should not expect privacy or confidentiality when using state resources. Use common sense. If in doubt, do not use state resources.