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Data Privacy and Security

The New York State Education Department is committed to promoting sound information practices and policies that will strengthen data privacy and security at state educational agencies, empower parents with information, and advance efficient and effective school operations.

January 28th is
Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day is a national effort to empower people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint, and escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone's priority. It celebrated annually around the world on January 28 to increase awareness about the many ways personal information is collected, stored, used, and shared and to provide education about privacy practices that will enable individuals to protect their personal information.