Data Storage Guidelines

It is the responsibility of all UConn employees and users of data to adhere to the policies established to protect sensitive university data to which they have authorized access. These policies apply to university-owned and managed computers as well as to personally owned devices used to access sensitive university data. To review the policy on confidential data, click here:

Data Storage Options

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Data Types EFS OneDrive Google Drive
Data Location UConn Data Center Cloud Cloud
Backup Type Nightly Backup File Versioning via Sync Client File Versioning via Sync Client
Personally Identifiable Information ▾
  • ● Social Security Number
  • ● Driver’s License Number
  • ● State identification card number
  • ● Financial account numbers such as credit, debit, or bank account numbers
  • ● Passport Number
  • ● Alien Registration Number
  • ● Health Insurance Identification Number
  • ● Home address or phone number of individuals in protected classes
Yes Yes No
Credit Card Information ▾
  • ● Primary Account Number
  • ● Cardholder Name
  • ● Service Code
  • ● Expiration Date
No No No
Student University Data ▾
  • ● Grades/Transcripts/Test Scores
  • ● Courses Taken/Schedule
  • ● Advising Records
  • ● Educational Services Received
  • ● Disciplinary Actions
  • ● Student Personnel Records
  • ● Financial account and payment information including billing statements, bank account and credit card information
  • ● Admissions and recruiting information including test scores, high school grade point average, high school class rank, etc.
Yes Yes No
Personal Health Information ▾
  • ● Information that identifies the individual, or could reasonably be used to identify the individual; including, but not limited to
    name, addresses, telephone/fax number, medical record number, telephone number, birthday, admission/discharge date,
    vehicle ID and serial number, device IDs and serial number, certificate/license numbers, biometric identifiers, full-face images,
    or other unique identifying number/characteristic/code.
  • ● Information about the patient’s past, present or future physical or mental health or condition
  • ● Information relating to the provision of, or payment for, health care
Yes Yes No
Financial Data ▾
  • ● Employee financial account information
  • ● Individual financial information
  • ● Business partner and vendor financial account information
Yes Yes No
Attorney/Client Privileged Information Yes Yes No
Export Controlled ResearchFor more information, contact Jason Pufahl, CISO at No No No
Sensitive Identifiable Human Subject Research Yes Yes No