Guideline ADG07: Data Categorization Examples

Policy ADG07 outlines the measures to be taken by all Penn State University employees at all campus locations in order to protect the confidentiality of data necessary to the University’s academic, research and administrative missions, in addition to any personally identifiable information entrusted to its care, digitally or via hard copy.

This policy establishes the categories of sensitivity that apply to data processed, stored or transmitted within the University and its systems or on behalf of Penn State by third party providers.

Read the entire policy, or see examples of the policy in effect here. Examples are broken down into data type, data category, important end user information, and also outlines the offices to be contacted with questions for each potential scenario.

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