UBIT Policy, HIPAA, FERPA and the Breach Notification Act

Familiarize yourself with state laws and university policies that govern the use and storage of restricted data.

Learn how UB Information Technology complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
New York State regulations require reporting the exposure of restricted or private computerized data.