Welcome to the KU Privacy Office
KU takes privacy seriously. KU is committed to protecting the privacy of the information maintained by the institution and is working to enhance the protection of identifiable information in the lives of the KU community. The KU Privacy Office strives to provide information to the KU community to empower them to avoid disclosures of a sensitive or private nature by providing information that enables individuals to be proactive in protecting their information and resources. If you have any questions regarding the privacy program at KU, or the links on this page, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Privacy Pathways Newsletter
Declutter Your Future — Map Your Data
Spring 2013 - (865 KB PDF)
FCC Smartphone Security Checker
This tool is designed to help the many smartphone owners who aren't protected against mobile security threats.
11 Security Resolutions for 2013
From Wi-Fi to mobile security, here are 11 things you should commit to doing this year to keep hackers and malware at bay.
From PC World
What is cloud computing? Are there risks using external cloud storage services? How can it be used safely?
5 Options For Secure File Transfer
How do I share confidential or sensitive information (e.g. student names & IDs, rosters, lists of awards, etc.) to another office in a secure and private manner?
What do thieves need to steal an identity?
Identity theft involve someone else misusing your personally identifying information (PII), such as your name and Social Security number, credit card numbers, financial account information, or even your health information and insurance coverage.
Disposal of Private Information
Currently, there are 2 methods recommended to securely dispose of confidential, paper documents (or CD's, DVD's, etc.)
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.