What information can CCBC collect online?

Sitecore forms (like most online forms, including Google and Office 365) are not secure and cannot collect sensitive/confidential information or any information protected by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) or Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The following are prominent examples of data protected by state and federal law and college policy. This list is not exhaustive.

  • Personal and financial data, including:
    • Credit card information
    • Social security number
    • Date of birth
    • Passwords
    • State identification/driver’s license number
    • Bank account information
    • Passport number
  • FERPA-protected information (e.g., student information and grades)
    • FERPA does allow directory information to be collected because it's not generally considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Learn more about FERPA »
    • Examples of directory information include:
      • Student's name
      • Phone number(s)
      • Address(es)
      • Email address(es)
      • Degrees and awards received
      • Most recent educational institution attended
      • Major fields of study
      • Participation in organized sports/activities
      • Dates of attendance
  • HIPAA-protected information (e.g., health, medical, or psychological information). Learn more about HIPPA »
Any form request, Sitecore or other platform, attempting to obtain the above sensitive/protected information, will not be approved or posted on the CCBC website.