The purpose of this program is to identify, detect and appropriately respond to Red Flags that may indicate suspected or real incidents of identity theft upon the University, its employees, its students, its constituents and its customers, and to ensure the compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flags Rule regulations. The requirements of this program apply to Clemson University, to the employees and the third parties with whom Clemson contracts to perform certain functions on its behalf for covered accounts, such as student payment plans, federal loan programs and background checks for employment.
Identity theft is defined as fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information of another person without authority. Identifying information is any name or number that may be used, alone or in conjunction with any other information, to identify a specific person, including, but not limited to:
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