Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)- All written information related to a specific student that is not considered directory information or is not contained in university police records is considered restricted.
Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLB) AKA the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999
Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLB) AKA the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999-The Financial Modernization Act of 1999, also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act), includes privacy provisions to protect consumer information held by financial institutions. In 2003, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) confirmed that higher education institutions are considered financial institutions under this federal law.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Alaska Personal Information Protection Act
Alaska Personal Information Protection Act- The law provides several protections for personal informationa notice requirement when a breach of security concerning personal information has occurred; the ability to place a security freeze on a consumer credit report; various restrictions on the use of personal information and credit information; the disposal of records containing personal information; allowing a victim of identity theft to petition the court for a determination of factual innocence; and truncation of credit card information.