The University of West Alabama (hereinafter referred to as the “University,” or “we”)
respects the privacy of individuals who use its websites. We are committed to ensuring
the privacy and security of sensitive and confidential information provided to the
University online.

Please note that many units of the University operate and maintain their own websites
on the domain. These sites may provide additional notices about the
information they collect related to the web browsing experience, which may supplement
this Privacy Statement. By visiting the end user accepts and consents to the
practices described in this notice.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It

UWA webservers, like all webservers, collect information such as the IP address of the
visitor’s computer, the operating system, browser software used, access times, and
pages visited. This data is used statistically and in aggregate to monitor webserver
performance, network security and to help manage the site and improve service.

In addition, UWA’s site uses technologies of third-party vendors to help the university
recognize a visitor’s device and understand how the visitor uses our site(s) so that we
can improve our services to reflect your interests and offer visitors advertisements about
the services that are likely to be of interest. Specifically, these partners collect
information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to:

  • measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s);
  • show advertisements for UWA services on third-party sites;
  • measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns.
    We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online
    identifiers collected on our site(s) with our advertising partners. This allows our partners
    to recognize and deliver ads across devices and browsers.
  • Some of our webpages may link to external websites not owned or controlled by the
    University. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
    such websites.


A cookie is a small file placed onto a visitor’s device that enables features and
functionality. The information contained in a cookie typically includes information
collected automatically by the webserver and/or information provided voluntarily by the

To disable or delete cookies for this site or all sites, a visitor can use the following

Opting Out

Our partners may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser
settings that block cookies. A browser may not be able to block such technologies. For
this reason, visitors can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and
use of information for the purpose of serving interest-based advertising

Other Data Collection

Visitors using online forms or applications on our web pages may choose to supply
information voluntarily. Information collected via such web forms will be securely
maintained and be used only for the purposes for which it was supplied. Pages
collecting such information should be transparent about the information they are
collecting as well as the purpose for the data collection.

Information Protection

The University implements reasonable physical, technical and administrative
safeguards designed to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the information we
collect online. While we strive to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee or
warrant the security of such electronic data. However, we will only use a visitor’s
information for the educational, research, or other purpose in furtherance of the
University’s mission for which it was provided.

Information will be retained or disposed of according to the University’s records
management principles and polices.

Individual Rights of the Data Subject under the General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR)

In addition to the right to receive the information provided in this Privacy Notice, if a
visitor is an individual data subject covered by or under GDPR, they have the right to:

Request from the University of West Alabama access to and rectification or erasure
of Personal Data or restriction of processing concerning the Data Subject, the right
to object to processing and the right to portability of Personal Data;

  • Where processing is based upon consent, to withdraw consent at any time, without
    affecting the University of West Alabama’s right to process Personal Data based
    upon consent before its withdrawal;
  • The right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority appointed by an European
    Union member state for the purpose of receiving complaints;
  • Additional notice of the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling;
  • If the Personal Data is going to be further processed for a purpose other than that for
    which it was collected, then notice of the purpose and basis or bases for the further
  • If Personal Data is collected for the University of West Alabama’s legitimate interests
    or for a task carried out in the public interest, then the Data Subject has the right to
    object, on the grounds of his or her particular situation, to the processing of Personal
    Data concerning him or her (including profiling);
  • Where Personal Data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the right to
    object at any time to processing Personal Data concerning him or her for such
    marketing; and
  • Not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including
    profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly
    affects him or her; provided, however, that this right does not apply if the decision is
    (a) necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the Data
    Subject and the University of West Alabama; or (b) is based upon the Data Subject’s

Note: Exercising these rights guarantees access to a process but does not guarantee
any particular outcome.

Any Data Subject who wishes to exercise any of the above-mentioned rights may do so
by filing such request with the director of Information Technology:

Director, Information Technology
UWA Station 15
Webb Hall, room 125
Livingston, Alabama 35470
(205) 652-3565

California Residents section of NextRoll’s Service Privacy Notice

Changes to this Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be
posted on this page. Continued usage of the site indicates acceptance of such changes.

Last updated 4/19/2021