Indiana Online has policies in place and appreciates the importance of protecting the privacy of its students and providing for their individual needs. Our policies described on this page explains how we handle the information that is provided to us and collected through this site and how we support students with IEP’s and 504’s.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Indiana Online will adhere to the guidelines that are set forth by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Along with parents and students who have reached the age of 18, the following people may access student records and information:
- School officials with legitimate educational interest
- Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the school
- Accrediting organizations
Indiana Online automatically provides an academic grade report to the student’s home school of record upon completion of each course. Additional grade reports may be requested by the student’s home school and/or the student’s legal guardian.
Collection and Use of Information
When you contact us via e-mail, we will collect the information that you provide to us, including your name, e-mail address, contact information and any comments or questions included in your message.
Names and/or any coursework that is submitted in an Indiana Online course will not be made public without written student and guardian consent.
Indiana Online uses state-of-the-art data security procedures to protect all personal information provide to us. We guarantee that information submitted through our student information system or learning management system is always secure. However, we cannot guarantee the security of information submitted through non-Indiana Online websites. Many Indiana Online courses contain external links to other websites which we do not control. Although we monitor these sites regularly, we cannot guarantee information entered on these sites will always be secure. Indiana Online is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content security on these non-Indiana Online websites.
All Indiana Online students are given a unique login and password. It is the student’s responsibility to keep this information confidential, and to notify us if there is a possibility that the login and password have been stolen or have been misused by another party.