Respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) collects information to understand your needs better. This helps us to improve our services and the way we communicate with you. We know that privacy is important to you and we strive to be as open and transparent as possible in how we serve you.
We conduct our business in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and have implemented additional measures to protect your personal information. ERAU’s Data Protection Policy aims to help you understand how we collect, use, share and protect your personal information.
Ways we collect your personal information
We may collect your personal information when you:
The information we collect
The information we collect depends on your role with ERAU. Here are key examples:
How we use your information
We may use your information for:
We may amend or modify this Policy from time to time, such as in response to changes to legislation. We remain committed to safeguarding your information and being open about our data protection practices.
In addition to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Data Protection Policy, all ERAU students are protected by the United States Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). FERPA is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of and limit access to student educational records. FERPA grants to students certain rights, privileges and protections relative to the identifiable information contained within their educational records maintained by the University. Specifically:
Additional information on FERPA is available at http://www.erau.edu/ferpa/
Feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.