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Draft Identity Theft Prevention Program

 

TBR Polocy 4:01:05:60 Identity Theft Prevention Policy

What is Reg Flag?

All Higher Education institutions are required to develop an identity Theft Prevention Program (policy) pursuant to the Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags Rule ("Rule"), which implements Section 114 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003.

The purpose of this policy is to establish an Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect, prevent and mitigate identity theft in connection with the opening of a covered account or an existing covered account and to provide for continued administration of the Program.

The Program shall include reasonable policies and procedures to:

  1. Identify relevant red flags for covered accounts it offers or maintains and incorporate those red flags into the program;
  2. Detect red flags that have been incorporated into the Program;
  3. Respond appropriately to any red flags that are detected to prevent and mitigate identity theft; and
  4. Ensure the Program is updated periodically to reflect changes in risks to Students and to the safety and soundness of the creditor from identity theft.

The program shall, as appropriate, incorporate existing policies and procedures that control reasonably foreseeable risks.


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