Effective Date: October, 2013
A large volume of Data is stored on Systems (as each such term is defined in the Columbia University Information Security Charter (the “Charter”) [http://policylibrary.columbia.edu/information-security-charter]) throughout Columbia University. A substantial amount of this Data consists of Sensitive Data or Confidential Data (as each such term is defined in the Charter). Unauthorized disclosure of such Data may expose the University to legal liability. Data sanitization is the deliberate and permanent removal of Data from an Information Resource. This Policy defines the appropriate sanitization and disposal methods to be used.
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