IT Security

Privacy Matters

Welcome to Privacy Matters!

This website centralizes privacy-related information, policies and procedures available from various sources at UWM.

UWM Resources

Credit Card Acceptance Procedures - This website provides information regarding proper policies and procedures to accept credit cards on campus.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - This resource has information and training to protect educational records and student information.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Program
- The document outlines the Information Security Program designed to help protect consumer privacy at UWM.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountablity Act
- Specific areas at UWM produce health-related data which makes them subject to HIPAA regulations.

Information Assurance Protocol for Social Security Numbers
- This protocol addresses the use and protection requirement of Social Security Numbers.

Information Security Policy - The purpose of this policy is to ensure the appropriate levels of confidentiality, integrity and availability of Univeristy records and data.

Protocol for Responding to Unauthorized Disclosures of Personal Information
- This protocol addresses Wisconsin Act 134.98 and other legislation regarding unauthorized disclosure of protected information.

UWM Acceptable Use Policy - This policy governs the use of technology-based resources used for University business.