4723-1-07 Personal information system definitions.

For the purposes of administrative rules adopted according to section 1347.15 of the Revised Code, the following definitions apply:

(A) "Access" as a noun means an opportunity to copy, view, or otherwise perceive whereas "access" as a verb means to copy, view, or otherwise perceive.

(B) "Acquisition of a new computer system" means the purchase of a "computer system,"

as defined in this rule, that is not a computer system currently in place nor one for which the acquisition process has been initiated as of the effective date of the board rule addressing requirements of section 1347.15 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Board" means the Ohio board of nursing.

(D) "Computer system" means a "system," as defined by section 1347.01 of the Revised Code, that stores, maintains, or retrieves personal information using electronic data processing equipment.

(E) "Confidential personal information" (CPI) has the meaning as defined by division(A)(1) of section 1347.15 of the Revised Code and identified by rules promulgated by the board according to division (B)(3) of section 1347.15 of the Revised Code that reference the federal or state statutes or administrative rules that make personal information maintained by the board confidential.

(F) "Employee of the board" means each employee of the board regardless of whether the employee holds an elected or appointed office or position within the board. "Employee of the board" is limited to the board of nursing.

(G) "Incidental contact" means contact with the information that is secondary or tangential to the primary purpose of the activity that resulted in the contact.

(H) "Individual" means natural person or the natural person's authorized representative, legal counsel, legal custodian, or legal guardian.

(I) "Information owner" means the individual appointed according to division (A) of section 1347.05 of the Revised Code to be directly responsible for a system.

(J) "Person" means natural person.

(K) "Personal information" has the same meaning as defined in division (E) of section 1347.01 of the Revised Code.

(L) "Personal information system" means a "system" that "maintains" "personal information" as those terms are defined in section 1347.01 of the Revised Code. "System" includes manual and computer systems.

(M) "Research" means a methodical investigation into a subject.

(N) "Routine" means common place, regular, habitual, or ordinary.

(O) "Routine information that is maintained for the purpose of internal office administration, the use of which would not adversely affect a person" as that phrase is used in division (F) of section 1347.01 of the Revised Code means personal information relating to the board's employees that is maintained by the board for administrative and human resource purposes.

(P) "System" has the same meaning as defined by division (F) of section 1347.01 of the Revised Code.

(Q) "Upgrade" means a substantial redesign of an existing system for the purpose of providing a substantial amount of new application functionality, or application modifications that would involve substantial administrative or fiscal resources to implement, but would not include maintenance, minor updates and patches, or modifications that entail a limited addition of functionality due to changes in business or legal requirements.

Effective: 02/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/11/2012 and 10/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1347., 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 1347., 4723.06
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1991, 02/01/2008, 10/01/2010