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If I install the Toopher app, will UT have access to my mobile device?

The university is partnering with Toopher Inc to provide two factor authentication for our online services.

Installing the Toopher app on your mobile device will not give the university access to or control over your mobile device. The only information provided to the university by Toopher during the two factor authentication process is that the authentication was completed using your paired mobile device.

Open Records Requests

Q: Does using the Toopher app on an employee's smart phone make the contents of the smart phone subject to an open records request?

A: University records that indicate that an employee used Toopher to authenticate to a University system may be subject to an open records request. However, using the Toopher app does not expose the entire contents of an employee's personal phone to an open records request.

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