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My university school director sent an email with my personal and private information to other students, can I sue?

Phoenix, AZ |

In the email there is my Name, Student number, GPA, Home Address, and more personal and private information that now other students have access to.

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What did the email say?

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It was rewarding a graduate award ceremony, the email contained an attachment with all the graduates personal information, which was intended to show who was going to received an award, but along a highlight of the name, it had private information like the already mentioned information.


This shouldn't have happened but it is small scale stuff; you have suffered no damages; and FERPA is not enforceable by private lawsuits. So, no, you should not attempt to sue.

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