The policy of the University of Minnesota's administrative and collegiate web sites is to respect and protect the privacy of the students, staff, faculty, and other users to the extent permitted by law.
The University wants to ensure network security and consistent service for all users. To do so, the University employs software programs to do such things as monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information, and detect viruses and other software that might cause damage to the network. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law including Minn. Stat. 13.15.
Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner; for example, to add you to one of our mailing lists.
This University web site collects and stores the following standard information from online users
- The name of the domain from which Internet access occurred
- The date and time the site was accessed
- The pages perused and files accessed
- The Internet address of the web site preceding the link to the University site
- The search terms used, resulting in the specific landing page
Access To Your Information
You have the ability to edit your account information and preferences at any time by Contacting Us.
If you have questions or would like more information about the online data we collect from you, you may inquire by calling 612-624-0550.
If you have used this website to request information from the Office for Technology Commercialization or have submitted your contact information as part of the licensing procedure for a technology listed on this site, you may have been asked to submit personal contact information. Except when we are required by law to retain this information for recordkeeping purposes, you may remove information from our database to discontinue communications or service by visiting the "Contact Us" page, filling in the required information and choosing "Unsubscribe from Mailing List" from the "Subject" dropdown menu.
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.Commitment to Data Security
We use appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information submitted to our site and periodically update measures with new technologies. When appropriate, the University uses encryption technologies, user authentication systems, and access control mechanisms. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
We do not collect personal information unless provided voluntarily and knowingly.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parent's permission.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the University of Minnesota is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.
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