• CALEDONIA-MUMFORD PARENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS FOR DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

     Summary of Rights and Information for Parents and Students

     

    The Caledonia-Mumford Central school District is committed to ensuring student privacy in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and district policies. To this end and pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, the district is providing the following Parents ‘Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.

     

    Parents should be aware that:

     

    1.        A student’s personally identifiable information cannot be sold or released for any commercial purposes;

     

    2.         Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child’s education record;

     

    3.         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;

     

    4.         A complete list of all student data elements collected by the State is available for public review both online

                and via regular mail from the New York State Department of education (SED) at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/sirs/documentation/NYSEDstudentData.xlsx or by writing to the Office of Information & Reporting Services, New York State Education Department, Room 863 EBA, 89 Washington Avenue, New York 12234; and

     

    5.         Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed.
    Complaints
    should be directed to:

     

                   Mr. Robert Molisani, Superintendent
       Caledonia-Mumford Central Schools
       99 North Street
       Caledonia, NY   14423

                   Or via email:  rmolisani@cal-mum.org

                   

                   Chief Privacy Officer

                   New York State Education Department

        89 Washington Avenue

                   Albany, New York 12234

     

                   Or via email: CPO@mail.nysed.gov

     

    If the Caledonia-Mumford School District enters into a third party contract in which the service provider

    receives student data or teacher or principal data in order to provide a needed service for the District,

    supplemental information shall be developed and provided to parents that states:

     

    6.         The exclusive purposes for which the student data or teacher or principal data will be used;

     

    7.         How the third party contractor will ensure that the subcontractors, persons or entities that the third party contractor will share the student data or teacher or principal data with, if any, will abide by data protection and security requirements;

     

    8.          When the agreement expires and what happens to the student data or teacher or principal data upon

                 expiration of the agreement;

     

    9.         If and how a parent, student, eligible student, teacher or principal may challenge the accuracy of the student data or teacher or principal data that is collected; and

     

    10.       Where the student data or teacher or principal data will be stored and the security protections taken to ensure such data will be protected, including whether such data will be encrypted.

     

    If you have any further questions or concerns at this time, please contact:

     

    Mr. Robert Molisani, Superintendent

    Caledonia-Mumford Central Schools

    99 North Street

    Caledonia, NY 14423

     

Last Modified on August 24, 2016
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