Eastern Michigan University

Sensitive Data Guide

An EMU employee who handles sensitive data has a responsibility for the safe storage and sharing of the information under their control. The following table and related links are intended to help you make informed decisions about using the computing services provided and the safe storing and sharing of data within those services. Please feel free to consult with the Division of Information Technology if you need additional information about these important issues, email Rocky Jenkins at rjenkins@emich.edu.

 Use the following matrix to decide which Information Type (left column) can be shared with which Application (top row). Each label is a clickable link to more detailed information about the corresponding label.

Key: Y = permitted, N = NOT permitted, and C = Contact I.T. for clarification:

 
Attorney/Client Privilege Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
IT Security Information Y Y N Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y
Private Personal Information Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y
Protected Health Information N N N N N N N N N N N C
Student Education Records Y Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y
Credit Card Information N N N N N N N N N N N N
Social Security Numbers Y N N C N N N N N N N C
Federal Info. Sec. Management Act N N N N N N N N N N N N
Sensitive Human Subject Research N N N N Y N N N N N N N
All Other Research Data N N N N Y N N N N N N N
Student Loan Application Information Y Y N N N N N N N N N Y
Other Sensitive University Data Y Y Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y
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