Iowa Board of Regents


Updated December 1, 2023

About this Privacy Statement
The Iowa Board of Regents has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of our website. By accessing, you acknowledge your full understanding of our Privacy Statement and willingly consent to the information collection and use practices described below.

Types of Information We Collect 
The Iowa Board of Regents may collect personally identifiable information through web server logs, Cookies, and/or user-supplied information.

  • Web Server Logs – Your web browser automatically sends certain types of information when you visit a website. The kinds of data may include your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, web pages visited, date and time of your visit, and other statistics. To improve our website and services, we may use third-party services such as Google Analytics to monitor, collect, and analyze the data.
  • Use of Cookies – A Cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive to help us improve a user’s experience on our website and identify repeat visitors. Usage of a cookie is not associated with any personally identifiable information on our website nor can Cookies be used to deliver viruses.
  • User-supplied Information – Information you supply through online forms on our website may include personally identifiable information such as your email address, phone number, street address, or business information. The information is used to deliver the information or services you have requested.

How We Use the Information We Collect
We use the data gathered through the methods listed above to statistically analyze site usage and to improve our content and the ways in which we serve our website visitors.

Disclosure of Your Information
We respect the privacy of our website visitors and, therefore, we will not sell or intentionally release any of our visitors’ personal information to any third party, except (i) as required by law, including Iowa Code Chapter 22, (ii) as necessary to protect the Board of Regent’s interests, or (iii) to vendors contracted by the Board of Regents who have agreed to keep this information confidential.

Removing Your Personal Information
Website visitors always have the option of removing their contact information from our databases if they decide they no longer wish to receive future communications or to participate in any other services. To do so, simply contact the Iowa Board of Regents, 11260 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322-7905, 515-281-3934.

External Links
This site contains links to other websites as a convenience to users. These links may be operated by other government entities, nonprofit organizations, or private businesses.  When you use one of these links and are redirected to another site, this Privacy Policy no longer applies.  The Board of Regents does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of information published on external sites, and cannot be held liable for any losses caused by use of or reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the information.  The Board of Regents is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.  Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from external sites or systems does so at his or her own risk.

We use industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information.

The Board of Regents, and its officers, employees, and agents, make no warranty, representation, or guarantee as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the information contained on this site.  The Board of Regents assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this policy, on this site, or in other documents that are referenced by or linked to this policy or this site.  The Board of Regents expressly disclaims any and all liability for any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by its actions, omissions, or negligence in procuring, compiling, or providing the information contained in this site or in this policy, including, without limitation, liability with respect to any use of this site, this policy, or the information contained herein.  In no event shall the Board of Regents be liable for damages of any kind whatsoever, including but not limited to, special, incidental, indirect or consequential, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and based upon any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use of or performance of this site, this policy, or any information contained herein.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
The Iowa Board of Regents reserves the right to amend this privacy statement at any time, without notice, and only the current privacy statement may be deemed effective.

Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, you may contact: Iowa Board of Regents, 11260 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322-7905. We appreciate your questions and comments.

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