Many individuals in the Lafayette community have access to information during the course of their work that must be protected.
Such information includes, but is not limited to:
This policy establishes specific requirements for handling sensitive digital information at Lafayette College. As with other College policies, violation of the Data Stewardship Policy can result in disciplinary action.
This policy applies to all employees and students of Lafayette College, as well as temporary workers, consultants, vendors, and any other parties that have a relationship with the College.
It is the obligation of everyone to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information, all of which may be released only when properly authorized. The following guidelines apply specifically to sensitive information in digital format: