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Metadata Element Profiles

Sensitivity

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

sensitivity

Label

Sensitivity, Folder Category, Folder Classification, Task Category, Task Classification

Definitional Attributes

Definition

The highest security classification or designation assigned within a folder.

Purpose

To enable records or files with access sensitivities to be appropriately identified, managed and handled. To prevent the unauthorized disclosure of sensitive information. To prevent unauthorized access to folders, attachments, special instructions or tasks.

Constraint

Applies to folder, attachment, task, comment.

Datatype Name

Alphanumeric

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Government Security Policy (GSP) AND/OR Institution-specific schemes

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Mandatory (if applicable)

When is Element Populated?

At any time during the correspondence process, but typically when the folder is created.

How is the Element Populated?

User.

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7, #2.11; ECMUCS, 3 Flow of Events, Reference #3.1.8, #3.1.10, #3.1.18, #3.1.25, #3.1.29

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