Protecting Your Data

Ensure your data are protected throughout the research process by storing data securely, backing-up regularly, and sharing data safely.



Find your security classification

The University has created new guidelines for securing and protecting data. Do you know what security classification your data fall into? Use our guides find out!




What policies and laws affect my data?


Some data are protected under law and are subject to specific security requirements. For example:


Even if data are not protected by law, they may still may be sensitive, proprietary, or have the potential to identify a participant.