U.S. Department of
LearningLink: Learning Management System
The Office of
Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) has
implemented a Department-wide learning management system (LMS) called "LearningLink" to serve as the database of
record for all Department employee development and training record. As a user of LearningLink, I understand that I am personally
responsible for my use and any misuse of my system account and password. I
understand that by accessing a U.S. government information
system that I must comply with the following
- LearningLink is intended for official
government use only. Limited personal use that does not violate DOL
policy may be authorized by a DOL federal supervisor or Contracting
Officer Technical Representative (COTR).
- LearningLink may not be used for
commercial purposes, financial gain, or in support of "For Profit"
- The federal government
reserves the right to monitor the activity of any computing device
(e.g., desk top workstations, laptops, Personal Digital Assistants
(PDA), Universal Serial Bus (USB) drives, etc.) connected to its
- LearningLink is the property of the
federal government. DOL owns all data that is collected, used, stored,
and transmitted, via its infrastructure, including business and personal
email messages and information.
- No data may be transmitted
on a system that is more sensitive than the level for which that system
has been approved.
- Information that was
obtained via the LearningLink may not be
divulged outside of federal government channels without the express
written authorization of the data owner.
- Any activity that violates
federal or state laws for information protection (e.g., hacking,
spamming, etc.) is not permitted.
- LearningLink user accounts are provided
solely for the use of the individual for whom they were
- Passwords or any other
authentication mechanism should not be shared with; used by; disclosed;
written down; or stored in a clear-text or readable format any place
accessible to others.
- LearningLink end user account passwords
must be changed every 90 days
- Reuse of the ten (10)
previously used LearningLink account passwords
(i.e., password history) is prohibited.
- After three (3) invalid
password attempts, the LearningLink user
account will be locked out the user must contact the LearningLink help desk at LearningLink@dol.gov to have the password
- LearningLink will time out automatically
after twenty minutes of inactivity. After 20 minutes the uses will
be required to login again in resume the training
- Remote off-site (e.g.,
dial-in) LearningLink access must be approved
and authorized by DOL management.
- DOL federal employees and
contractors do not have a right, nor should they have an expectation, of
privacy while using any government office equipment at any time,
including remote dial-in, business and personal Internet
- Any security problems or
password compromises must be reported immediately to your respective
agency’s Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) and LearningLink Systems Administrator at LearningLink@dol.gov.
- I understand that Federal
law provides for punishment under Title 18, U.S. Code, including a fine
and up to ten (10) years in jail for the first offense for anyone
- Knowingly accesses an
information system without authorization, or exceeds authorized
access, and obtains information that requires protection against
- Intentionally, without
authorization, accesses a government information system and impacts
the government’s operation including availability of that
- Intentionally accesses a
government information system without authorization and alters,
damages, or destroys information therein.
- Prevents authorized use of
the system or accesses a government information system without
authorization, or exceeds authorized access, and obtains anything of