TTS is committed to promoting and enabling the use of data to support the University’s academic, research, and teaching mission in a responsible and secure manner. You can do your part by asking the following questions whenever you work with University data:
Know your data
- What different types of data am I working with?
- Which University policies apply to this type of data?
- What University confidentiality level applies to each type of the data?
- Do I have data that is regulated?
- Is the data subject to an agreement?
- Do I have a need for all of the available data types?
Know your role and responsibilities
- Who is responsible for establishing policies and procedures for the types of data I have?
- Who is available to advise and support me in working with the data?
- What is the scope of my role and my responsibilities for the data?
- Who is permitted to have access to the data and for what purpose?
- Are there agreements that must be established before I may share the data with another person?
Know what systems you may use for data
- Am I following the best practices for collecting, sharing, using, storing, and disposing of the data?
- What requirements apply to a desktop or laptop computer, or other device used for the data?
- What can I do to protect my devices and accounts?
- What applications are approved for use with the data? What best practices should I follow?
- What are the preferred systems and applications to use?