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Website Privacy Policy

The University of Wisconsin- Stout recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of information provided to us. Please refer to the University of Wisconsin-Stout Web Information Policy for details on web compliance and privacy in accordance with UW System and the State of Wisconsin.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

For security purposes and to ensure that the website remains available to all visitors, UW-Stout uses software to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

UW-Stout collects non-personal information about your Internet connection on this website, including but not limited to:

  • the Internet Protocol (IP) and the name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet
  • the IP address or URL of the website from which you directly linked to this website
  • the date and time you accessed this website
  • the pages visited on this website
  • the browser and operating system you used to access this website
  • the search terms used on our search engines

UW-Stout uses this non-personal information to help manage the website and improve service.

Some sections of the UW-Stout website use Google Analytics to gather statistics about web traffic. For more information, read Google Analytic’s privacy policy.

Personally Identifiable Information

Our data gathering and dissemination are governed by state and federal laws. Personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

We will use personal information that you provide via e-mail or through other online means only for purposes necessary to serve your needs, such as responding to an inquiry or other requests for information. This may involve redirecting your inquiry or comment to another person or department better suited to meeting your needs. 

Some web pages at UW-Stout may collect personal information about visitors and use that information for purposes other than those stated above. Each webpage that collects information will have a separate privacy statement that will tell you how that information is used. 

External websites

This site contains links to other sites outside of UW-Stout. UW-Stout is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. 


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your use of this website, please contact Webmaster.

University of Wisconsin System

UW-Stout is part of the University of Wisconsin System one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country, serving approximately 180,000 students each year and employing more than 39,000 faculty and staff statewide. The UW System is made up of 13 four-year universities, 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges campuses, and statewide UW-Extension. Together, these institutions are a tremendous academic, cultural, and economic resource for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.