Privacy Policy

Last Revision Date — May 12, 2021

The University of Michigan (U-M) privacy statement recognizes the value of privacy of the university community members and its guests. 

This unit-level privacy notice provides more specific information on how the University of Michigan Law School website collects and processes your personal information.

Scope

The notice applies to our practices for gathering and disseminating information related to the University of Michigan Law School (“we,” “us,” or “our”) and is meant to provide you an overview of our practices when collecting and processing personal information.

With Whom This Information is Shared

We do not sell or rent your personal information. We may, however, share your personal information in limited circumstances, such as with university partners or external service providers that support business activities.

Specifically, we share your information with service providers such as:

  • Mailchimp
  • Webform solutions, such as Google Forms

We strive to ensure these service providers keep your personal information secure and do not allow them to use or share your personal information for any purpose other than providing services on our behalf.  

We may also share your personal information when required by law, or when we believe sharing will help to protect the safety, property, or rights of the university, members of the university community, and university guests.

What Choices You Can Make About Your Information

Direct and Third-Party Collection

Individuals subscribed to e-newsletters and marketing communications may opt-out using the unsubscribe prompts in those communications.

Automated Collection: Cookies

We use “cookies” to enhance your user experience when visiting michigan.law.umich.edu. Cookies are files that store your preferences and other information about your visit to our website. When you access michigan.law.umich.edu, the following cookies may be placed on your computer or device, depending on your web browser settings:

simpleSAMLAuthToken (security and authentication)
Purpose: This cookie determines whether or not a person updating the website is logged in via University of Michigan’s single sign-on. This collects no information about users who are not logged into the website. Opt-out: Find out more about managing cookies through your browser.

Drupal (website performance)
Purpose: Drupal is the software that michigan.law.umich.edu runs on. It sets this cookie to determine whether your browser has Javascript enabled. This collects no information about you. Opt-out: Find out more about managing cookies through your browser.

Google Analytics Cookies (analytics and performance management)
Purpose: Google Analytics cookies count visits and traffic sources in order to measure and improve the performance of our website. See details about Google Analytics’ usage of cookies on websites and privacy policy. Opt-out: Find out more about managing cookies through your browser.

Siteimprove Cookies (analytics and performance management)
Purpose: Siteimprove cookies are used to help record visitors’ use of the website and to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. See details about Siteimprove’s usage of cookies on websites and privacy policy. Opt-out: Find out more about managing cookies through your browser.

Automated Collection: Social Media Plugins

Our site uses social media sharing buttons. Social media platforms use cookies or other tracking technologies when a button is embedded on our website. We do not have access to, or control of, any information collected through these buttons. Social media platforms are responsible for how they use your information. For specific privacy controls on how these buttons track how users access our website, see the cookies policies of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube (Google).

How Information is Secured

The University of Michigan recognizes the importance of maintaining the security of the information it collects and maintains, and we endeavor to protect information from unauthorized access and damage. The University of Michigan strives to ensure reasonable security measures are in place, including physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect your personal information.

Privacy Notice Changes

This privacy notice may be updated from time to time. We will post the date our notice was last updated at the top of this privacy notice.

Who to Contact With Questions or Concerns

If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is used, please contact the web manager at law.web.manager@umich.edu or 701 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

Notice Specific to Persons Within the European Union

You will find the University’s notice specific to persons within the European Union here.