Management of attribute release to Service Providers has been delegated to the Federation Operator in terms of the Participation Agreement. Through a community consensus process, the following attribute release profiles have been approved:
The release profile used when no other attribute release policy is defined:
Research & Scholarship
The release profile used when a service provider is tagged with the research and scholarship entity category (https://refeds.org/category/research-and-scholarship), but no service-specific attribute release policy is specified:
Individual service providers can negotiate an attribute release policy on a per-entity basis, based on the principle of minimality — requested attributes must be adequate, relevant, and not excessive.
A list of all supported attributes is available.