Privacy and Security (ITS for embed)

  • Policies: Keep up-to-date with Penn State privacy policies by reviewing them regularly. 
  • HIPAA: Penn State is subject to parts of both HIPPA and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), two laws that protect health information. Learn more about the laws and how to file a complaint if necessary. 
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Learn more about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which requires a baseline set of standards for organizations that process personal information. GDPR safeguards the processing and movement of personal information for individuals residing in the European Union. 
  • Personally Identifiable Information (PII) : Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is any information maintained by the University that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity. Learn more about specific types of PII and The Pennsylvania Data Security Breach Notification Laws.