The purpose of this policy is to help protect Marywood University, its employees, and those they serve from damages related to the loss or misuse of sensitive information through identity theft and data loss.
Pursuant to the Red Flag Rules of the Federal Trade Commission, Marywood University has identified several types of covered accounts and has established an Identity Theft Red Flag Program.
The Vice President for Business Affairs is responsible for oversight of the Program by
The Chief Information Officer, as Program Administrator, is responsible for
Every member of the Marywood University community is responsible for reducing risk of identity theft and fraudulent activity by
Identity Theft is using someone's personal identifying information without permission in order to commit fraud or other crimes.
Red Flag is a pattern, practice, or specific activity that indicates the possible existence of identity theft.
Covered Account is an account that a creditor offers or maintains, primarily for personal, family, or household purposes that involves or is designed to permit multiple payments or transactions.
See the Marywood University Identity Theft Red Flag Program on the OIT website.
Approved by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University 2009