Frequently Asked Questions about U.S. Federal Laws & Confidentiality for Survivors

With VAWA confidentiality provisions in mind, this document, created by the National Network to End Domestic Violence, answers questions about confidentiality for survivors including those regarding the following U.S. federal laws: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics (Clery)3, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)4, and, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).