Privacy Policy

Notre Dame of Maryland University is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes information collected from visitors to NDMU's websites and how that information is used.

Information Collected 

Two main types of information are collected from visitors to NDMU websites. The first is information that visitors voluntarily supply by various methods such as submitting it into a form on a web page, or by uploading, mailing, or emailing documents to the University or its agents.

Other information is collected automatically by various network and computer systems, including but not limited to:

  • IP address
  • operating system 
  • web browser used to connect to our systems
  • link followed to get to our website
  • time and day of the visit 

NDMU websites also use cookies to add persistence and improve the quality of the user experience. 

Various NDMU websites are hosted by the University and by third parties on the University's behalf. Some of these sites may have their own privacy policies. NDMU websites may also contain links to non-NDMU websites. Notre Dame of Maryland University has no control over and cannot be held responsible for data collected by other websites or how it is used. 

Release of Information 

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not sell, trade, or rent your personally-identifiable information. We may release your information when required or allowed to do so by federal, state, or local regulations. 

How We Protect Your Information

Notre Dame of Maryland University uses common administrative, technical, and physical controls to protect your information within the limits of our capabilities. These controls include:

  • firewalls
  • encryption
  • authentication systems
  • anti-virus software
  • technical and physical access control
  • technical and physical monitoring systems
  • employee background checks
  • security policy

While we do our best to maintain secure systems, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 

Undergraduate and graduate students who enroll at Notre Dame of Maryland University have certain rights under the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (Act). More information is available in the Catalog.

Consent

By using Notre Dame of Maryland University websites or other computing resources, you consent to the collection and use of information described in this policy by the University and its affiliates. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without advance notice.