Privacy Information

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The Identity & Access Management program at Harvard maintains a database (the University ID database, or IDdB) that contains directory and status information about members of the Harvard Community. This directory information includes personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, job titles, email and postal addresses, telephone numbers, date of birth, and other similar items. The status information includes University roles — such as student, faculty, staff, alumnus/a, etc. — as well as the dates that the roles are active. A subset of this information is available to the public at    See here for a summary of the type information we maintain in order to provide access management to Harvard service providers.

Harvard students or former Harvard students can request that information about them be omitted from the public directory under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). contains more information on Harvard's FERPA implementation. 

All requests for IAM data are subject to a review and approval process that is coordinated with the University data owners (i.e., HHR, Registrars, AAD and IAM)