Electronic Communications Policy - Primer for PIs

How information is protected at UC Davis

The UC Davis Electronic Communications Policy—Privacy and Access (PPM 310-24) defines the processes for accessing student and employee data both with and without consent. Overall, this policy offers strong protection for all UC Davis affiliates. However, researchers (and PIs, in particular) should be aware of how this policy can impact your access to research data. This document offers guidance on how to avoid some of the potential pitfalls of this campus policy.