Information Protection @ MIT

Areas Processing Financial Data

Social Security numbers and bank account numbers may have been collected by DLCs in the past for processing reimbursements, time cards, contractor purchase orders or other financial transactions. Once submitted to the proper office for processing, local copies must be redacted to prevent a data breach. Some items may also be securely destroyed after a period of time.

Items To Be Redacted

On forms which require SSN for processing, redact the information on your local copy, before filing or scanning (see tips on redaction). Such forms might include:

Items To Be Securely Deleted

DLCs are not expected to keep the following old files (you may securely destroy or delete these items):

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