Main Point. The need for such policy and procedures.- To protect our students and employees confidential data.
These procedures apply to all data that is stored electronically by the Hoover City school system. These procedures are intended to protect information that is deemed confidential by law from unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure throughout its life cycle and to protect the integrity of the school system’s equipment and software, including providing an appropriate level of security over the equipment and software used to process, store and transmit such information. The intent of these procedures is to implement the laws governing the confidentiality of the school system’s records. Nothing in these procedures is intended to create or expand any entitlement to confidentiality of records beyond that which is established by law. Furthermore, nothing herein should be deemed to create or expand any entitlement to copies of such records beyond what is established by law. In general, Hoover City Schools reserves the right to adopt, revise, interpret, amend, repeal, suspend, or apply its policies and procedures according to its assessment of the needs and interests of the school system; subject only to such limitations on the exercise of such prerogatives as may be imposed by law.Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act