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DSS Policy Bulletin #2022-001: Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy for DSS-HRA-DHS Contractors and Subcontractors (February 8, 2022)
This confidentiality policy is directed to all New York City Department of Social Services (DSS), Human Resources Administration (HRA) and Department of Homeless Services (DHS) contractors, vendors, contracted providers and subcontractors, hereinafter referred to as “contractors.” The purpose of this policy is to inform all contractors of their obligations and responsibilities pertaining to the collection, retention and disclosure of confidential information obtained by or on behalf of the City of New York, as well as information provided by the City to contractors. These requirements apply to all forms of collection and disclosure, including but not limited to paper and electronic forms and oral communications, and to all devices, applications, systems, and files which contain confidential information.


Created: 7/11/2022