student online personal protection act (SOPPA)
SDPC Resource Registry
Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
🔐 FERPA is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds from the U.S. Department of Education. FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children’s education records.
These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of eighteen (18) or attends a school beyond the high school level. (read more…)
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
🔐 The primary goal of COPPA is to place parents in control over what information is collected from their young children online. COPPA was designed to protect children under age thirteen (13) while accounting for the dynamic nature of the Internet.
The Rule applies to operators of commercial websites and online services (including mobile apps) directed to children under thirteen (13) that collect, use, or disclose personal information from children, and operators of general audience websites or online services with actual knowledge that they are collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under thirteen (13).
The Rule also applies to websites or online services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information directly from users of another website or online service directed to children. (read more…)
Protection Act (CIPA)
🔐 CIPA was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children’s access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. CIPA imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for Internet access or internal connections through the E-rate program. (read more…)