G Suite Information Storage Policy

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At Pepperdine, information is classified in three different categories: Public, Confidential, and Restricted (See our Information Classification and Protection Policy). It is important to know the differences among these categories in order to know what can and cannot be placed in G Suite. You are personally responsible for how you share University information you place in Pepperdine Google Drive and Apps. You should not use personal Google accounts to do University work.


Classification Examples of Information University Policy on G Suite Applications


  • Email addresses
  • Campus wide ID
  • Course catalog
  • Event notices



  • Email messages
  • Business records
  • Educational records

Permitted with user and specified group access only


  • Unencrypted Passwords
  • Social security numbers
  • Credit card numbers
  • Health records


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