Denison University provides access to a broad range of computing and network services to members of the University community so that they may make productive and innovative use of information technologies. These network services are intended for University-related purposes, including direct and indirect support of the University’s instructional, research and service missions.

Denison University encourages all members of the Denison Community to abide by the provisions of copyright law. Denison's Acceptable Use Policy forbids all users of Denison's computing resources from committing "violations of copyright/civil law, including the unauthorized reproduction and use of copyrighted images and text" as well as forbidding "software theft or piracy, data theft, or any other action which violates the intellectual property rights of others".

Telecommunications, Cabling, Other Technologies: The design of the systems and the equipment must conform to the following standards.

Denison University shall be responsive to all legal requests for electronically stored information (ESI) from any recognized legal authority. The University maintains numerous logs, records, backups and other forms of data that may be requested in a litigation process. The University will not voluntarily provide any such information; data will only be released under the terms of a court ordered disclosure, subpoena or other appropriate request.

Denison University operates in accordance with many federal computing laws. This policy page outlines some of the most important ones.

Denison University accepts credit cards as payment for a variety of goods and services. By accepting credit cards, Denison assumes significant risks with respect to protecting cardholder data. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has developed a set of financial and information technology standards, called Payment Card Information Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), to protect credit cardholders' data.

Denison University provides online resources to students, faculty and staff for many purposes ranging from education and research to communications and entertainment. The costs associated with operating a large volume network are part of the general operating expenses. By using online resources wisely and respectfully, we can contain costs and provide more secure services for the Denison community.