Student Records Privacy Policy

Student Records Privacy Policy (çadd as a link to policy)

The College respects the privacy rights of its students and is transparent about the ways it handles all information given to it by its students, which are determined in accordance with the regulations of the State of Kuwait and in accordance with ACK’s internal policies and procedures in this regard.

 

Use of Student Records

Student information upon collection is used by ACK for purposes that are essential to the provision of education, which includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Administration of Applications;
  • Enrolment;
  • Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at the College and Student Experience;
  • Academic Assistance including Academic Advising and Tracking and Monitoring of Academic progression;
  • Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries;
  • Graduation;
  • The provision of Student Services; and

 

Student information can be made available to Authorized Users with legitimate educational interests without prior written consent of the student.  Such information is not to be used for a purpose other than that for which it was collected unless the student has consented to the use of information for that other purpose.

 

Student Access to Student Records

Students have the right to have access to their individual records subject to the terms of the relevant College policies in this regard.

 

Third Party Access to Student Records

ACK does not disclose information of student records to any unauthorized third party.

 

A student may authorize access to his/her records to third parties by signing a Student Release of Information Consent/Withdrawal Form (çinsert as a link) (ACK.FO.VPAC.34.01) which specifies the information to be released, and to whom the information is released.  Any request for disclosure and thereafter approval will be the sole responsibility of the student.  In no event will ACK be liable for the disclosure of information if the Student Release of Information Consent/Withdrawal Form (çinsert as a link) (ACK.FO.VPAC.34.01) is signed and submitted to ACK.  Any requests to withdrawal the approval of a student disclosing information must be provided to ACK in writing.

 

Guardians of dependent students must sign and provide ACK with a written statement that identifies them as the guardians of the dependent student.