Data Privacy at Rockford Area Schools District - ISD883.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
Information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes on this website. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings. The data is used to help us to improve our ability to communicate.
We use analytics intelligence tools to create specific data allowing us to assess what information is of most interest, determine technical design specifications, and identify problem areas relating to system performance. The data collected does not contain personally identifiable information, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals who browse district web sites.
Rockford Area Schools (neither the district, nor any agency, officer, employee, or stakeholder) can warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published or delivered by this systems application or associated programs. Rockford Area Schools shall not be held liable for any hardship or losses caused by a reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. While we do our best to maintain up to date and meaningful information to our stakeholders, portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on information obtained from this application and associated programs does so at his or her own risk.
Rockford Area Schools takes many steps to safeguard a student's protected data.
We are governed by numerous privacy policies and protection acts that ensure sensitive education information does not get into the wrong hands. Some of these acts and amendments include but are not limited to the:
COPPA – CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
Parents remain in control over what information is collected from their young children while they are online. Learn more about COPPA
CIPA – CHILDREN’S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT
CIPA addresses a child’s access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. Learn more about CIPA
FERPA – FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT
FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.
Parents retain certain rights to those records. Learn more about FERPA
PPRA – PROTECTION OF PUPIL RIGHTS AMENDMENT
PPRA defines and governs eight protected areas of student data. Learn more about PPRA
Additional School Board policies regarding student privacy are available. Learn more about District Policies