UW-Superior Privacy Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Superior recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of the information provided to us. By using this website, you agree to allow UW-Superior to collect and use any information you provide while using this site, including personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personal information.

UW-Superior may provide employee and student directory information to third-parties for a fee. This information is considered public record under Wisconsin law and may be collected through the UW-Superior website. More details about what directory information is and how it may be used can be found here. UW-Superior does not sell, share, rent, or otherwise disclose the information collected, except as described in this privacy statement.

This privacy policy is subject to modification; users will be prompted to review the updated privacy policy should any changes be made.

Use of cookies

UW-Superior uses cookies on this site (www.uwsuper.edu) to enhance the user experience.UW-Superior also uses cookies/tracking pixels to assist in advertising our products and services on third-party sites, including utilizing tracking pixels from Google, Facebook and other analytic tools. Any personal information you provide to us is not linked to information stored in cookies or tracking pixels.

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information (PII) is information that can be used to uniquely identify the person providing the information. UW-Superior only collects this information if the user voluntarily provides it. As stated above, no PII is stored or linked to cookies.

Collection of PII

UW-Superior may collect the following personally identifiable information:

  • Contact information
  • Employment information and history
  • Education history
  • References
  • University affiliation
  • Gift information
  • Information provided through online forms on our site
  • Other information provided to UW-Superior through our site

Use of PII

UW-Superior may use the personally identifiable information listed above for the following purposes:

  • Contact users
  • Communicate information that may be of interest to users
  • Confirm information provided by users
  • Process and fulfill requests for services or materials
  • Facilitate interactions with third parties
  • Process gifts
  • Administer users’ participation in this site
  • Conduct research or surveys
  • In response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal obligations

Sharing of PII

UW-Superior may share personally identifiable information with the following individuals or entities:

  • Authorized employees of the university
  • Authorized third parties

UW-Superior will take reasonable steps to ensure that any PII shared with third parties is appropriately protected.

Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information cannot be used to identify the individual to whom it applies. This information is collected through our server logs and third-party analytic tools, and is used to monitor the website’s usage, health, security, and to make improvements to the site. Non-personal information that UW-Superior may collect and use includes, but is not limited to:

  • The IP (Internet Protocol) address and name of the Internet domain used to access the site
  • The IP address of the site that referred the user to UW-Superior’s site
  • The date and time of access
  • The web browser and operating system used to access the site
  • The pages visited
  • Search terms used on the site

External websites

This site contains links to other sites outside of UW-Superior. UW-Superior is not responsible for the privacy practices, security or content of any third-party sites. Your use of third-party sites is subject to the terms and conditions and the privacy statements of those sites.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or use of this website, please email helpdesk@uwsuper.edu, or contact:

UW-Superior Technology Services
Attn: Webmaster
PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880



A cookie file contains unique information that a website can use to track such things as passwords, pages you have visited, the date you last looked at a specific page, and to identify your session at a particular website.

Tracking Pixel

Also called a marketing pixel, used for tracking user interaction with a website, typically for marketing purposes (similar to a cookie).

Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

Data that permits the identity of an individual to whom the information applies to be reasonably inferred by either direct or indirect means.

Non-Personal Information

Data that cannot be used to identify the individual to whom it applies

Directory Information

Information that is not normally considered a violation of a student or employee’s privacy and therefore CAN be released without written permission.

Last updated 4/1/2022.