Policy Type


Last Revised 

August 2022

Review Date

August 2022



Contact Name

Blake Penn

Contact Title

 Chief Information Security Officer

Contact Email


Reason for Policy 

This policy describes how Colgate University protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data under its custodianship.

Policy Statement

Information Technology Services (ITS) shall create and maintain data protection standards that shall be used to protect Colgate University data. These standards shall protect Colgate University data based on categorization of the data and shall serve to ensure that risk to University data is managed and that protections afford to University data conform to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

Colgate University units with the help of ITS shall protect the institutional data under their custodianship in accordance with the Colgate University Data Protection Standards.


This policy applies to all Colgate University data and all Colgate University faculty, staff, and students.

Related Documents

Colgate University Data Categorization Policy

Colgate University Data Inventory Policy

Colgate University Data Privacy Policy

Colgate University Data Protection Standards

Colgate University Data Retention and Disposal Policy