1 Overview Tulane university grants individuals and departments access to sensitive, private and/or confidential electronic and hardcopy information for the sole purpose of performing their assigned duties and roles. Every individual and department therefore holds a position of trust and must safeguard the confidentiality and intergrity of the information they use. Users of all information systems of the University must abide by all relevant Federal, State and Local laws as well as University Policies on data privacy and confidentiality. These relevant laws include but are not limited to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB).
2. Applicable Laws Tulane University has defined policies and procedures for complying with these applicable laws. Click on the following links to access relevant policies: