UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THIS COMPUTER SYSTEM IS PROHIBITED.
This system is for the use of authorized users only.
NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY.
All property, equipment, services, funds, and resources that are owned, leased, or under the control of MD Anderson (collectively, "Resources") belong to the State of Texas. No users of MD Anderson’s Resources, including information resources, have an expectation of privacy when using such resources, or in any communications, data, or other content stored in, or transmitted through, those Resources (collectively, "Content"). MD Anderson reserves the right to access, monitor, search, and inspect all MD Anderson Resources and associated Content. Such search and inspection may occur at any time without warrant or prior notice for safety, security, investigative, and operations-related reasons, as determined by MD Anderson. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such activities and is advised that if such activities reveal violations of applicable laws, rules and/or policies, such information may be used as a basis to impose disciplinary actions against the user and any other implicated person. Moreover, MD Anderson may disclose Content and information regarding a user’s activities using MD Anderson Resources to third parties in its discretion, including to law enforcement officials. MD Anderson prohibits the use of its Resources to communicate, or store communications, with a personal attorney or other parties with whom communications may privileged or confidential by law.
PREPARATORY TO RESEARCH ATTESTATION.
To the extent this system is used to access protected health information (PHI) for preparatory to research purposes (e.g., development of research questions, determination of study feasibility, preparing a research protocol, or identifying prospective research participants), the user attests that the user is seeking to use PHI for preparatory to research purposes, no PHI will be removed from MD Anderson, and it is necessary to access PHI (as opposed to de-identified data) for those preparatory to research purposes.

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