University of Wisconsin–Madison

Data Classifications

Data Classification Examples

These are examples of types of Data found here at UW. Data can be restricted, internal, public, or sensitive.
RestrictedSensitiveInternalPublic
Social Security numbersUnpublished researchUniversity and Employee numbersStudent Directory
Drivers License numbersDate of BirthInternal memos and emailsJob postings
Protected Health Information(PHI)GenderProject/Award numbersPublicly available campus maps
Credit Card numbersDepartmental financial informationPublicly available policies and procedures
Financial Account numbersEmployee contact information
Any other personally identifying information