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Data Policies

HIPAA policy for SSFF

  • The Shared FACS Facility follows the HIPAA guidelines for Stanford University, described in full here.
  • All human patient samples must be completely de-identified, and unable to be traced back to that person by name or patient ID.


Data Management

  • USB/thumb drive use is strictly prohibited
  • Contact staff for problems with data upload/retrieval
  • Experiment data is routinely deleted from instruments
  • Users are responsible for ensuring data is uploaded to the archive
  • If you are a Registered User, the link to your FACS Data Box folder can be found on your Account Info page
Last modified: 
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 at 5:10 pm