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Rule 4755-40-03 | Definitions.


For the purposes of the administrative rules promulgated in accordance with 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 paragraph (C) of 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 rule 4755-8-06 of the Administrative Code.

(C) "Board" means the Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board.

(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" has the meaning as defined by division (A)(1) of section 1347.01 of the Revised Code and identified in Chapter 4755-8 of the Administrative Code that reference the federal or state statutes or administrative rules that make personal information maintained by the board confidential.

(F) "CPI" means confidential personal information, as defined in paragraph (E) of this rule.

(G) "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 employing state agency.

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

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

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

(K) "Person" means natural person.

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

(M) "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.

(N) "Research" means a methodical investigation into a subject

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

(P) "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.

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

(R) "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.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1347.15
Amplifies: 1347.15
Five Year Review Date: 8/2/2023