This Online Privacy Statement applies to this website, which is published by the University of Nebraska and Nebraska Medicine (“Us”, “We” or “Our”).  We are committed to respecting individuals’ privacy. By choosing to continue to use this website, you agree to Our collection and use of personal information and non-personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. This Online Privacy Statement only governs the use and disclosure of information collected through this website.

Collection of Information

We automatically collect the following information:

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet;
  • The URL of the website from which you linked directly to the website;
  • The date and time you accessed the website;
  • The pages you visited, including the information requested through your browser, the response from your browser, the size of the page you received in response to the request, and the marketing email or web page that referred you to the page you visited; and
  • The web browser and operating system you used to access the website.

Additionally, We may request that you provide certain personal information, including but not limited to, name, username, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, or social network account information. We may aggregate information collected from your visit to this website with other information.

Use of Information

We will only use your personal data on a lawful basis to fulfill a legitimate interest of the University of Nebraska and Nebraska Medicine. We may use information collected from your visit to this website in the following ways:

Manage and improve the user experience and preferences associated with this website and Our communications;

  • Track how often people gain access to or read the website’s content;
  • Foster further communications and manage your subscription(s) to Our publications;
  • Invite and/or register you (upon request) to events that may be of interest to you;
  • Optimize and personalize your online interactions with Us;
  • Fulfill your online requests for goods or services;
  • Conduct online research, education, training, or surveys;
  • Identify anomalies in web traffic in order to help protect personal and institutional information; and
  • Exercise Our legal rights, defend against legal claims, or respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.

Disclosure or Sharing of Information

We may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate this website or the services We provide. Those providers and suppliers may have access to the information We collect in order to fulfill their obligations to Us. The University of Nebraska is a state agency, and as such may disclose or share information in compliance with applicable state, federal, or international laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the Nebraska Public Records Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-712, et. seq.

Collection Methods

We may use various technologies such as cookies, applets, scripts, server logs, custom URL parameters, tracking images, information and correspondence, or web analytics to collect information. Depending on your browser you may be able to disable certain collection methods. This may limit your ability to use some features of this website.


By continuing to browse or clicking “Accept Cookies” without changing your browser settings, you agree to the storing of first- and third-party cookies and related technologies on your device to enhance site access and navigation, analyze site usage, authenticate users, facilitate transactions, and assist in our marketing efforts. You can change your browser settings to block, delete, or alert you to Cookies. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to do that. However, if you do change your browser settings, you may have to manually adjust preferences every time you visit a site and some features may not work as intended.

Third Party Websites

We may provide links on this website to third party websites. We may also partner with third parties to place Our ads on third party websites. Your use of third party websites is subject to the terms and conditions or privacy statements of the providers of those websites.

Data Protection

We strive to protect information through measures described in the University of Nebraska Policies such as Board of Regents Policies 5.10 and 6.7, Executive Memorandum (EM) No. EM 16 August 13, 2002 ( [], EM 27 Microsoft Word – Proposed Revisions to Executive Memorandum 27 (00044216-8xA3664)[1].DOCX ( []; EM 41 policy-on-research-and-data-security.pdf ( []; EM 42 policy-on-risk-classification-and-minimum-security-standards.pdf ( [].


We retain your data for at least the minimum required retention according to Our applicable Records Retention Schedule(s) or for the duration of your relationship with Us.

Additional Rights You May Have Regarding Your Data

Applicable laws may give you additional rights to request access to, or to request the erasure, correction or transfer of, your data. For example, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) provides certain rights to persons who were/are residing in the European Union when data was/is collected. If the EU GDPR applies to your data then you may ask to see your data or request, to the extent allowed by law, to have your data corrected or erased. You may also object to or request restrictions on how your data will be processed. You may ask that your data be forwarded or transferred to another organization. Finally, to the extent allowed by law, you may withdraw consent you have given to certain data processing, without penalty. If you do decide to withdraw consent at a later date, your withdrawal will not affect the legality of the processing of your data up to that point.


If you have questions about the collection or use of information you should contact [email protected].

The individual responsible for decisions about the online collection, use and protection of personal data that is subject to EU GDPR is Heath Tuttle, Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT Services, who is identified as the EU GDPR Data Protection Officer.

If your privacy-related questions or concerns are not addressed after contacting the individuals identified above, then you may also contact the following:


Rick Haugerud
Asst VP, IT Security Services
Information Technology Services, UNCA
[email protected]


Erin Busch
Associate General Counsel
Director, University Records
Office of the General Counsel
[email protected]


Kristin Yates
Associate Vice President for Institutional Research
Chief Data Officer
Office of the Provost
[email protected]

Changes to this Online Privacy Statement

We may periodically update this Online Privacy Statement. 

Effective Date: April 21, 2023 

Version: 1