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Reporting an Improper Disclosure

Herricks Parent Bill of Rights

Parents have the right to file complaints about possible breaches of student data.

The School District shall promptly acknowledge any complaints received and commence an investigation into the complaint, while taking the necessary precautions to protect personally identifiable information.

The School District shall provide a response detailing its findings from the investigation no more than sixty (60) days after receipt of the complaint. Complaints pertaining to the State Education Department or one of its third party vendors should be directed in writing to the Chief Privacy Officer, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234, or email to, or by telephone at 518-474-0937.

NYSED Data Privacy and Security

Reporting an Improper Disclosure

If you believe there was an improper disclosure of information, please follow the directions below.  Reports must be made to both NYS and Herricks Public Schools. 
  1. Complete this form to report the improper disclosure/data breach


Please do NOT include any information in this form that would constitute student personally identifiable information (PII).**  SED will contact you if additional information is needed. By filing this form, you are filing a complaint with the Chief Privacy Officer alleging that PII has been disclosed to or accessed by an unauthorized person.

Please complete the form thoroughly, including sufficient detail that will allow the complaint to be investigated.

To submit a complaint or report, please access the form from the following link:
Report an Improper Disclosure Form (BROKEN LINK)

Reporting a Breach

Parents may submit a complaint regarding a potential breach to the District to the Director of Instructional Technology:

Chris Connors, Director of Instructional Technology, CIO, DPO
999B Herricks Road
New Hyde Park, New York 11040

To submit the form to the District electronically, please click the button below. 

Click here to report a breach