Dropbox at U-M is a cloud file storage option that provides automatic back-up and is readily accessible from any device.
Dropbox at U-M includes:
- all of the core features (storage, anytime/anywhere access to files, secure sharing, and more).
- advanced data protections (version history and file recovery, advanced sharing permissions, password protection, granular permissions, and more).
- advanced collaboration and productivity tools (Dropbox Paper, file locking, commenting, Dropbox badge, and more).
U-M's agreement with Dropbox includes a Business Associate Agreement (BAA), which means you may use it to maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) regulated by HIPAA. HIPAA compliance is a shared responsibility. You are expected to comply with HIPAA requirements in your use of Dropbox at U-M. For details and a list of sensitive data types permitted for use with Dropbox, see Sensitive Data Guide: Dropbox at U-M.