Zoom Cloud Recording Retention Policy
Effective February 28, 2021 - all Rice University Zoom cloud recordings will abide by the following retention policy:
- Academic class recordings stored in the Zoom cloud will be deleted 60 days from the official last day of each semester. Beginning March 1st, Zoom recordings from spring, summer, and fall 2020 academic classes will be deleted from Zoom cloud storage.
- Non-academic recordings stored in the Zoom cloud will be deleted 9 months after the recording date.
- Deleted recordings will be stored in the Zoom trash for 30 days and can only be retrieved and downloaded by the meeting host.
- After 30 days, the recordings are permanently removed and will no longer be accessible. The meeting host will receive a notification 7 days prior to the recording being permanently deleted. This is the meeting host’s final opportunity to download and store the recording in an alternative location. The meeting host will receive a notification 7 days prior to the scheduled deletion.
Please note it is the responsibility of the meeting host to ensure all recordings are retained in accordance with university guidelines and compliance requirements, including FERPA: https://registrar.rice.edu/facstaff/ferpa_FAQs/
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