This document describes NSU’s policy for the handling Social Security Numbers stored, processed, or transmitted in electronically. Examples of these include: enterprise databases, small databases such as MS Access, Web pages, e-mail, spreadsheets, and tables or lists in word processing documents.
It is our policy not to collect Social Security Numbers (except as otherwise required by law), to use them as an identifier in order to provide services, or to transmit them electronically in an unsecured manner.
Updated July 2009
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