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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.

State Education Law, Commissioner’s Regulations, and Federal Laws that Protect Personal Data.

Incident Reporting, Information and Resources for Educational Agencies and Data Protection Officers.

Legal Notices, Data Privacy and Security Policy, Q&A, Reports, and More.

Fact Sheet, Complaints of Breaches, and the Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.
Protecting Privacy
We aim to improve the protection of personally identifiable information protected by state and federal laws at New York state educational agencies by. From this page, individuals can file a complaint of unauthorized disclosure, agencies can report incidents, and all visitors to this page can view our annual reports and find resources that we hope will improve their understanding of our role and the laws that protect personally identifiable information collected by educational agencies.