1. Purpose of policy
This policy establishes the framework for information management within the University. It outlines principles for effective data, information and records management throughout the information lifecycle, and the related authorities and responsibilities of staff.
2. Policy scope and application
This policy applies to all staff, consultants and/or contractors, and advisory boards working for or on behalf of the University.
Please refer to the University’s Glossary of Terms for policies and procedures.
4. Policy Statement
The University of the Sunshine Coast is committed to a culture of managing data, information and records as valuable corporate assets which are created, used and shared effectively to advance the University’s strategic priorities.
5.1 The University’s data, information and records management processes reflect best practice standards and comply with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements.
5.2 The University’s approach to data and information access is one of openness and transparency in carrying out its functions.
5.3 The University is committed to the responsible collection, retention and handling of personal and sensitive data and information.
5.4 The University demonstrates a commitment to maintaining a robust information security environment.
5.5 The University manages all information assets in a manner that enables accountability and return of value.
5.6 University data and information management roles and responsibilities are clearly defined.
The following authorities are delegated under this policy: