ESC Privacy Policy

The Privacy Act protects “records”, i.e., any information about a person, such as education, financial, medical, criminal and work history, that contains one’s name or other personal identifier (PI).

Personal identifiers include but are not limited to:

  • SSNs
  • Date and place of birth
  • Family data
  • Religion, race, national origin
  • Participant’s names/results in ED studies
  • Home address
  • Home telephone number
  • Personal e-mail address
  • Alien registration number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Medical or financial information

Basically any information that is unique to a student, faculty or staff member.

In order to safeguard PI information the following steps will be taken:

  1. When working with PI information on the computer utilize a privacy screen.
  2. When working with PI information on paper insure that all reasonable precautions are taken to protect the information when out of view.
  3. All paper & media containing PI information will be shredded.