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Title: Electronic Media Disposal Policy
Subject: Information Security 
Policy No: ISO: 2013:04 
Applies: University-wide 
Issuing Authority: Information Security Office -


Director of Information Security


Responsible Officer: Vice President for Information Resources and Chief Information Officer
Date Adopted: 07/01/2013
Last Revision: 07/26/2018
Last Review: 07/26/2018


The purpose of this policy is to establish a standard for the proper disposal of media containing electronic data. The disposal procedures used will depend upon the type and intended disposition of the media. Electronic media may be scheduled for reuse, repair, replacement, or removal from service for a variety of reasons and disposed of in various ways as described below.


Under the direction of the President, the Chief Information Officer and the Chief Director of Information Security Officer shall implement and ensure compliance with this policy. The Vice Presidents, Deans, and other members of management will implement this policy in their respective areas as needed.