Data Privacy and Security

District Data Privacy Officer

Name -Mark Van Kingsley
Email - [email protected]
Phone - 607-829-3551
Address - 26 Institute Street, Franklin, NY 13775

NYSED contact information

NYSED Chief Privacy Officer
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
[email protected]

Student Data Privacy

The District, in compliance with Education Law 2-d, provides the following:

  1. A student's personally identifiable information will not be sold or released for any commercial purpose;

  2. Parents have the right to inspect and review the complete contents of their child's education record. Procedures for reviewing student records can be found in the Board Policy entitled Student Directory Information #7242.

  3. Security protocols regarding confidentiality of personally identifiable information are currently in place and the safeguards necessary to protect the confidentiality of student data are maintained at industry standards and best practices. The safeguards include but are not limited to encryption, firewalls, and password protection.

  4. New York State maintain s a complete list of all student data collected by the State and the data is available for public review by writing to Franklin Central School, PO Box 888, Franklin , NY 13775.

  5. Parents have the right to have complaints about possible breaches of student data addressed. Complaints should be directed to Chief Information Officer (District Data Coordinator).

First/Second Reading & Adoption: 04/21/2014

Parent's Bill of Rights - Policy 7243


Supplemental information regarding third-party contractors
In the course of complying with its obligations under the law and providing educational services, Franklin CSD has entered into agreements with certain third-party contractors. Pursuant to such agreements, third-party contractors may have access to “student data” and/or “teacher or principal data” as those terms are defined by law.
Each contract the district enters into with a third-party contractor, where the third-party contractor receives student data or teacher or principal data, will include the following information:
• The exclusive purposes for which the student data or teacher or principal data will be used.
• How the third-party contractor will ensure that the subcontractors, persons or entities that the third-party contractor will share the student data or teacher or principal data with, if any, will abide by data protection and security requirements.
• When the agreement expires and what happens to the student data or teacher or principal data upon expiration of the agreement.
• If and how a parent, student, eligible student, teacher or principal may challenge the accuracy of the student data or teacher or principal data that is collected.
• Where the student, teacher or principal data will be stored (described in such a manner as to protect data security), and the security protections taken to ensure such data will be protected, including whether such data will be encrypted.

List of 3rd Party Software/Providers Used In The District

Inventory of student, teacher, and principal data elements collected

Policy 3311 Data Security & Privacy

Data Disclosure Complaint Form

US Dept Of Education - FERPA

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