The university collects information about students in order to operate effectively and efficiently as a post-secondary institution. For example, we ask for your personal information in order to assess applications for admission, register students, assess tuition and collect payment, offer programs and services, award degrees and awards, and generally administer your education. The university is required to protect your personal information.
The university can use your personal information with your express consent, but also with your implied consent – that is, we can use it for the purpose for which it was collected or a use consistent with that purpose, without your express consent. For example, we collect your personal information on your application for admission, and we will use that information throughout your time at this university in the administration of your education and in granting you a degree.
The university can use and disclosure your personal information without your consent in certain other circumstances, which are limited. These mostly pertain to public interest and health and safety concerns, and legally required disclosures such as court orders.
If you have questions or concerns about how your personal information is being handled, please feel free to discuss with your college or the unit dealing with your personal information. They should be your first line of inquiry. If you continue to have concerns, please contact the Access and Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.