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Data Security and Privacy Information and Resources

The ECS Board of Trustees and the School Administration is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of student data and will follow all applicable laws and regulations for the handling and storage of this data and when disclosing or releasing Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) to others. The Board has adopted the policy included below to implement the requirements of Education Law § 2-d and its implementing regulations. 

As part of its commitment to maintaining the privacy and security of student data, the School will take steps to minimize its collection, processing, and transmission of PII. Every use and disclosure of PII by the School shall be for the purpose of benefitting students and the School (e.g., improve academic achievement, empower parents and students with information, and/or advance efficient and effective school operations), or to comply with State or federal mandates (e.g., reporting requirements). 

Additionally, the New York State Education Department requires all schools to submit detailed student records. You can find a complete list of the types of student data elements collected by NYSED at or by writing to: Chief Privacy Officer, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234.

If you have any questions or concerns about student data and privacy, please call the school at 716-855-2114 and ask to speak with the Data Protection Officer, Mr. Michael Radosta. To file a written complaint, please use the PDF form posted below.