*ITS shall be available to assist in identifying alternatives to use of Social Security Number. Alternatives which should be considered, include but are not limited to:
:*Personnel (SAP) Number
*In the event that the Social Security Number of an employee must be maintained, a form, [http://app1.unmc.edu/forms/its/ssn_request.cfm Request to Use Social Security Number], must be completed and submitted to the Information Security Office who will facilitate approval of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources for approval. In cases where the employee Social Security Number must be stored in a database, the database must comply with [
http:// www.unmc.edu/its /security/procedures/database-security.html ITS Database Security Procedures].
===Research Information ===
*The Social Security Number of a research subject is considered confidential information and should not be used to identify a research subject unless legally mandated.