Information Classification Examples

Personally Identifiable Information (PII):

PII is protected by state and local data breach laws, and includes:

  • Social Security Number*
  • Place of Birth
  • Dependents
  • Bank account numbers
  • Income tax records
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Credit card numbers**
  • Passport numbers

PII is considered Georgetown Restricted Data and should be handled according to our Data Classification Policy.

* Social Security Numbers are subject to the Policy on Use, Collection, and Retention of Social Security Numbers.

**Credit card information must not be stored by Georgetown University. Visit our Payment Card Industry (PCI) page for more information