Notices and Policies
Data Privacy and Security
A student’s personally identifiable information (PII) cannot be sold or released for any commercial purposes.
Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child’s education record including any student data stored or maintained by the District. This right of inspection is consistent with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
State and federal laws protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information and safeguards associated with industry standards and best practices, including but not limited to, encryption, firewalls and password protection, must be in place when data is stored or transferred.
A complete list of all student data elements collected by the state is available for public review at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/sirs/documentation/NYSEDstudentData.xlsx, or you may obtain a copy of this list by writing to the Office of Information & Reporting Services, New York State Education Department, Room 863 EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.
Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed. Complaints should be directed in writing to:
1211 Mill St.
Fabius, NY 13063
Or to the State Education Department at:
Chief Privacy Officer
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Complaints may also be submitted using the form available at the following website: http://www.nysed.gov/data-privacy-security/report-improper-disclosure.