Uky.edu Privacy Policy

The University of Kentucky provides the following information relating to your privacy when using websites within the uky.edu domain. This policy covers all uky.edu websites unless otherwise indicated on a specific website.

Information Collection

Automatically Collected Information

When you view pages on uky.edu, some information about your visit is automatically collected. This information includes:

  • Your IP address
  • The domain name from which you visit our site
  • User-specific information on which pages are visited
  • Aggregate information on pages visited
  • The referring website
  • The date and time of visit
  • The duration of visit
  • Your browser type
  • Your screen resolution
  • Your interactions with the web page
  • Aggregate information collected by Google Analytics

Manually Collected Information

In addition to the automatically-collected information listed above, the University of Kentucky may request that you voluntarily provide certain personally identifiable information (“PII”) to participate in the password-protected areas, download information, join mailing lists, engage in payment transactions, or for other purposes. The University of Kentucky does not collect any PII about you when you visit this website unless you give us that information. You may choose not to provide PII via this website.

How We Collect Information

When you view pages on our site, the web server and related systems automatically collect certain technical information from your computer and about your connection. We also collect information using the following methods:

Cookies

A cookie is a file that is written to your computer containing information about your visit. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may configure your browser not to accept them at all, or to notify and require approval before accepting new cookies. Some web pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off, or you may have to provide the same information each time you visit those pages.

Third Party Services

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. including Demographics and Interest Reporting. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google. You can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. For more information, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy.

Some websites at uky.edu use services such as Mouseflow to record how visitors interact with their content and interface. Mouseflow is an analytics a session replay / recording and website heatmap tool provided by Mouseflow ApS. Mouseflow is used to display the areas of a page where Users most frequently move the mouse or click. This shows where the points of interest are. Additionally, Mouseflow collects user survey response data. You can opt out of Mouseflow recording here.

 

Information Usage

The University of Kentucky may use collected information to:

  • Monitor the technical performance of the network, server, and website.
  • Record vistor session information.
  • Improve the quality and organization of website content and interface.
  • Customize page content based on user preferences.
  • Record aggregate information collected by Google Analytics.

Sharing of Information

The University of Kentucky may use third party service providers (as described above) and suppliers to facilitate this website and the services the University provides. Authorized users are University employees or third parties who have been granted access and have a need to know the information collected in order to fulfill University’s mission. University of Kentucky may disclose collected information if required to do so by law.