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Parents Bill of Rights

PARENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS FOR DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY

 

TheLifelineCenterfor Child Development is committed to protecting the privacy and security of each and every student’s data.  Parents/guardians should be aware of the following rights they have concerning their child’s data:

 

1)      A student’s personally identifiable information cannot be sold or released for

any commercial purpose.

2)      Parents/guardians have the right to inspect and review the complete contents

of their child’s education record.

3)      The confidentiality of a student’s personally identifiable information,

protected by existing state and federal laws, and safeguards such as 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 Education

Department is available for public review at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/sirs/documentation/NYSEDstudentData.xlsx, or

by writing to the Office of Information & Reporting Services,New YorkState

Education Department, Room 863 EBA,89 Washington Avenue,Albany,NY 12234.

 

5)      Parents/guardians have the right to file complaints about possible breaches of

student data.

 

Parents/guardians may submit a complaint regarding a potential breach by theLifelineCenterfor Child Development to Ira Zung at80-09 Winchester Blvd.,

Queens Village, NY  11427.   Complaints pertaining to the State Education Department or one of its third party vendors should be directed in writing to the Chief Privacy Officer, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY  12234, or emailed to CPO@mail.nysed.gov.  The complaint process is under development and will

be established through regulations developed by the State Education Department’s Chief Privacy Officer.

6)      The State Education Department’s Chief Privacy Officer will develop additional elements for this Parents’ Bill of Rights, which will be prescribed in Regulations of the Commissioner and updated by the agency accordingly.

 

7)      Parents may access the State Education Department’s Parents’ Bill of Rights at:

http://www.p12.nysed.gov/docs/parents-bill-of-rights.pdf.