Confidentiality Policy 424.01

Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Employee Conduct and Performance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB), and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) require the college to protect the privacy of certain personal health information, financial records, educational records and personal customer information. It is the intent of the college to comply with all applicable provisions of these Acts.

Employees shall abide by and follow all college policies, procedures, and programs regarding the safeguarding of such information and shall take all necessary and required measures to otherwise protect private information created, stored, transmitted or disposed in the course of their job duties, regardless of the medium in which that information is maintained.

Individuals who believe their rights under the Act(s) have been violated may file a complaint with the college compliance officer.

Date of Adoption: 09/16/2004
Revised: 12/10/2009