SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER RESOURCE PAGE

RESEARCH STUDIES, PLEASE NOTE:

Requests to collect SSNs in relation to research studies are now processed by the IRB.

See OHRE SSN Policy & Forms

Departmental Resources

 

Form to Request Approval of SSN Collection

 

Disclosure Statements Required for Collecting SSNs

     (to include on University-generated forms where SSNs are collected)

 

IRB SSN Policy and related forms:

    under "Consent" - IRB forms to collect SSNs for payment or as an identifier

                (for collection of SSNs in research studies)

 

Statement of Contractor (Vendor) Compliance

     (to be completed by third parties that require collection of SSNs)

 

University Committee on the Protection of Personal Data Roster

 

 

Responding to Security Breaches of Information

 

What should Departments do? Resources for Departments in Response to Security Breaches of Information

 

What should Individuals do?  Resources for Individuals Regarding Security Breaches of Information

 

North Carolina Attorney General's Office "No Scam" page:  http://www.noscamnc.gov/

 

University Documents & Policies; Other Links

 

University Committee on the Protection of Personal Data Roster - updated June 26, 2009

 

2008 Report to the NC General Assembly

 

2007 Report to the NC General Assembly

 

DDD Memo re July 1, 2007 Act Amendments

July 1, 2007

 

2006 Report to the NC General Assembly

 

Protocol for Responding to Security Breaches of Certain Identifying Information:

http://www.unc.edu/campus/policies/breach_protocol.html

October 1, 2006

 

Responses Received from Departments to SSN Survey

September 1, 2006

 

DDD Memo re Implementation of ID Theft Protection Act

May 1, 2006

 

2005 Report to the NC General Assembly

 

DDD Memo re SSNs and SSN Survey Form

November 28, 2005

 

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard:

http://www.unc.edu/finance/controller/fc/pcd_manual.pdf

January, 2005

 

Guidelines on Use of the SSN by the University:

http://www.northcarolina.edu/content.php/legal/policymanual/uncpolicymanual_1300_5g.htm

December, 2004

 

Information Security Policy and Standards:

http://www.unc.edu/hipaa/policies/Information_Security.pdf

June, 2003

 

"Minimum Necessary" Policy (PHI):

http://www.unc.edu/hipaa/policies/Minimum_Necessary.pdf

April, 2003

 

Memo from Elson Floyd re PID

October, 1997

 

         Legislation & Other Reference Materials

 

HB 454 Amendment effective December 1, 2007

 

HB1248 Amending ID Theft Protection Act and NCGS 75-65 Protection from Security Breaches

October, 2006

 

State Controller Memo re ID Theft Protection Act

February, 2006

 

NC Identity Theft Protection Act

September, 2005

 

State Privacy Act

October, 2001

 

Federal Privacy Act

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