15.63 – Protection of Non-public, Personal Information

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Scope: NMSU System

Source: ARP Chapter 15 | Information Management and Data Security

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Last Updated: 10/03/2017



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A. Protection of Private, Non-Public Information

NMSU maintains the security and confidentiality of private, non-public records and information, and protects it from anticipated threats or hazards, as well from unauthorized access to or use of such records, in accordance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA Act), 15 U.S.C. Subchapter 1, §§ 6801-6809.


B. Examples of Private Information

New Mexico State University collects information such as:

  1. Name (in combination with)
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Date and location of birth
  4. Gender
  5. Financial status
  6. Salary history
  7. Personal check information
  8. Bank information – check routing numbers
  9. Credit card numbers
  10. Drivers license information


C. Compliance with Applicable Laws

NMSU’s policy is to identify and safeguard this information, when required, with the appropriate procedures, consistent with the GLB Act.  The university will manage private, non-public information in accordance with all applicable state and federal guidelines relating to the use, disclosure and retention of private, non-public information.  Appropriate administrative, technical and physical security of this information is identified in the Plan for Creation and Implementation of Privacy and Safeguarding Guidelines.  A copy of this plan is available at NMSU Privacy.