University of Rochester

Office of the Vice President for IT

Am I a custodian?

You are not a custodian of Social Security Numbers if your only involvement with other people’s SSNs is when you …

… are a user of computer systems whose access controls are administered by others;
… are a user of paper files or microfiche that are returned at the end of the workday to a secure storage area whose access controls are administered by others.

You might be a custodian of SSNs if …

… you have copies of

Or if you …

… are the administrator of a computer

… are the administrator of a department or unit or off-campus medical practice that

… are the investigator or coordinator of a research project that

… are the sponsor or manager of a University contract under which

… retain any printed report containing SSN.

Last modified: January 18, 2009

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