Last updated: December 15th, 2023

FIRSTDRAFT LLC (the “Site”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) will not violate the privacy rights of students as established by the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) at 20 U.S.C. 1232g and 34 C.F.R. part 99, which is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.

  1. Student Records: We acknowledge that by receiving certain personally identifiable information from its institutional clients, we may be considered a “school official” under FERPA. We affirm that we will not use such information for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was disclosed.

  2. Access to Records: Only authorized personnel, who have undergone appropriate training, have access to student records. We maintain strict control over these access rights.

  3. Sharing of Information: We will not share any student information to third parties unless specifically requested or permitted by the educational institution or the student, in accordance with FERPA guidelines.

  4. Data Protection: We implement stringent data protection and security measures designed to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of student educational records.

  5. Disposal of Records: We adhere to strict policies and procedures for the secure disposal of student records when no longer required or when requested by the educational institution or the student.

  6. Amendment and Deletion: Upon request from the educational institution or eligible students, we will promptly amend or delete student records in accordance with FERPA provisions.

By using our services, you agree that we can collect, use, and dispose of your data in accordance with these terms and the provisions of FERPA.

A full summary of our data practices and FERPA compliance can be found in this document.

Please note that this statement may be updated from time to time, in accordance with changes to FERPA or our policies.