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13.856 OMBUDSPERSON FOR CORRECTIONS; DATA.

Subdivision 1.Private data.

The following data maintained by the ombudsperson for corrections are classified as private data, pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 12:

(1) all data on individuals pertaining to contacts made by clients seeking the assistance of the ombudsperson, except as specified in subdivisions 2 and 3;

(2) data recorded from personal and phone conversations and in correspondence between the ombudsperson's staff and persons interviewed during the course of an investigation;

(3) client index cards;

(4) case assignment data; and

(5) monthly closeout data.

Subd. 2.Confidential data.

The written summary of the investigation maintained by the ombudsperson is, to the extent it identifies individuals, classified as confidential data, pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 3.

Subd. 3.Public data.

The following data maintained by the ombudsperson are classified as public data pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 15:

(1) client name;

(2) client location; and

(3) the inmate identification number assigned by the Department of Corrections.

Subd. 4.Access to data.

The ombudsperson for corrections has access to corrections and detention data and medical data as provided under section 241.94.