Dispo Day April 22, 2011: Retention, Disposition and Secure Destruction

To: UCSC Faculty and Staff

From: Eloise Cameron - Director, UCSC RIMS

Yes, You Can Throw it Out!  (See Time & Place below)

Dispo Day documents must be carefully selected and managed:
1. All documents to be disposed must have reached or exceeded their retention periods.
2. Documents containing Personal, Confidential or Sensitive Information must be securely shredded. *
3. Documents without personal or confidential information may be disposed of in recycling bins. *
4. If you bring electronic media for destruction be sure to tell us whether or not it has been securely wiped.
*Private, Sensitive and Confidential Information
Personally Identifiable Information (PII), as used in information security, refers to information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person or can be used with other sources to uniquely identify a single individual.
Personal Information - information about someone that they might not wish to share; such as their partner’s or children’s names & ages, where they vacation, etc.
Sensitive Information - Privileged orproprietary informationwhich, if compromised throughalteration, corruption, loss, misuse, or unauthorized disclosure, could cause serious harm to the organization owning it.
Confidential Information -communication shared with only a few people for furthering certain purposes, such as with an attorney for a legal matter, or with a doctor for treatment of a disease. Receiver of confidential information is generally prohibited from using it to take advantage of the giver.  Also called privileged information.
Disposition Day Location:
UCSC Service Yard (near H-Barn)
Time: 10am to 3pm
Date: April 22
See you there!  Prizes for the closest guess to the amount of paper disposed of on Dispo Day!
For more information, please contact Emma Estrada at 459-1939.