• Privacy and Ed Law 2-D

    As a parent, you may be aware the New York State Education Department is making a stronger push to monitor the efficacy of school districts in meeting the mandates set forth by part 121 of Education Law 2-D. These actions are being taken by the state to ensure that student (and some teacher) data privacy is being regarded with the utmost security, both in-district and by any approved third parties.

     

    This page contains the four mandatory items that should be hosted on the district’s website, in addition to four elements that, while not required by the law, are recommended to include for the benefit of the public. To view any of these elements, please click on the respective link(s) below.

    For more information, please reach out to the Amagansett Union Free School District's Data Protection Officer:

     

    Jennifer Miller
    Phone: (631) 267-3572
    Email: dpo@aufsd.org

     

     

    Parent's Bill of Rights

    The district is required to post the Parents' Bill of Rights

     

    Supplemental Information

    An inventory/list of third parties who have access to student data.

     

    Data Security & Privacy Policy

    The district is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of student data and teacher and principal data and will follow all applicable laws and regulations for the handling and storage of this data in the District and when disclosing or releasing it to others, including, but not limited to, third-party contractors. The District adopts this policy to implement the requirements of Education Law Section 2-d and its implementing regulations, as well as to align the District's data privacy and security practices with the National Institute for Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Version 1.1).

    "NIST Cybersecurity Framework" means the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute for Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Version 1.1). A copy of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is available at the Office of Counsel, State Education Department, State Education Building, Room 148, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234.

     

    Unauthorized Disclosure Complaint Procedures

    Parents and eligible students have the right to report an improper disclosure of student information.

     

    Directory Information Policy

    Identifies the elements that comprise the district's directory information (such as names, birthdates, etc.).

    Also located on page 6 of the school Calendar

     

    FERPA Annual Notification

    This policy/notification informs parents and students about their rights to review educational records.

    FERPA- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act US Department of Education

    Click here to view our FERPA policy
    Click here for the Opt out Form

    If you do not want directory information released and/or do not want videotapes, digital movies, images and/or photographs published, you must notify the Data Privacy Officer in writing (see opt-out form above) by September 15th of every school year regarding the desired limitations on release of directory information. The address for the Amagansett School Data Privacy Officer is , Amagansett School, PO Box 7062, Amagansett, NY 11930

     

    PRPA Policy

    PPRA- Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment US Department of Education

    Notification of the Pupil Rights Protection Amendments and how it covers surveys, marketing, and physical exams.

     

    Notification of Specific Events

    Details of how districts notify parents of additional events not originally covered in an initial (annual) PRPA notification.

     

  • NYSED Data Privacy and Security

    Federal Laws that protect protect student data

    Ed Law 2D Part 121

    New amendment strengthening Data Privacy and Security to protect personally identifiable information

    FERPA

    Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

    PPRA

    Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment

    CIPA

    Child Internet Protection Act

    COPPA

    Children's Online Privacy Protection Act