Privacy Policies & Statements
Privacy as Information Stewardship. The University’s information stewardship policies provide direction and principles for the use and protection of personal information:
- Information Stewardship Policy
- Use of Institutional Systems Policy
- Information Classification and Handling Policy
- Information Roles and Responsibilities Policy
Maintaining Confidentiality and Privacy is one of the University’s Standards of Professional Conduct and Integrity. See Professional Standards.
European Economic Area (EEA) and United Kingdom (UK) Privacy. The Global Privacy Statements provide information about how Tufts collects, uses, and otherwise processes personal data and about rights provided under the EEA and UK General Data Protection Regulations (GDPRs).
Student Privacy. The University’s Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Policy is designed to help students and, in some cases, their parents, understand how to access their education records, how to amend them, and, if they wish, how to prevent their disclosure to third parties. Tufts University complies with FERPA through this policy and other school-specific practices. For further information, contact your school’s Registrar.
Additional Information. Additional privacy statements have been prepared by individual University departments and offices and are available directly from them.