Understanding Legal Requirements

What are the important laws and regulations that govern my use of Harvard Confidential Information?

A few of the laws that are important to know about are those that govern student information, personally identifiable information (Harvard refers to this as High Risk Confidential Information) and medical record information. Harvard Office of the General Counsel (OGC) may be consulted about compliance with the laws and regulations that are relevant to the Harvard community.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law governing the maintenance and disclosure of records maintained by schools… Read more about What are the important laws and regulations that govern my use of Harvard Confidential Information?