Key Regulations

Personal information collected and processed by GW in the course of university operations is protected by various national and international privacy laws and regulations.

Key Federal Privacy Laws:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)

Additionally, international laws and regulations may apply in certain circumstances.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)