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The privacy policy explains practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of information on visitors to the IU School of Medicine website.

Privacy Policy


This privacy notice applies only to Indiana University School of Medicine and explains the school’s practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of visitor information. Visitor information collected by IU School of Medicine will be used only as outlined in this privacy notice.

Other units at the university may collect and use visitor information in different ways. Therefore, visitors to other university websites should review the privacy notices for the particular sites they visit. IU School of Medicine is not responsible for the content of other websites or for the privacy practices of websites outside the scope of this notice.


Because Internet technologies continue to evolve rapidly, IU School of Medicine may make appropriate changes to this notice in the future. Any such changes will be consistent with the school’s commitment to respecting visitor privacy and will be clearly posted in a revised privacy notice.

Collection and Use

Passive/Automatic Collection

When you view pages on the IU School of Medicine website, the web server does not collect any technical information from your computer or about your connection.

Continued use of the school’s website indicates consent to the collection, use and disclosure of this information as described in this notice.

Active/Manual/Voluntary Collection

IU School of Medicine will not attempt to collect any information from you through the use of forms or other type of manual input.

Information Sharing

IU School of Medicine does not share any aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations.

The school does not share any personally identifiable information with other entities or organizations, except when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.

Except as described above, we will not share any information with any party for any reason.

Except as provided in the Disclosure of Information section below, we do not attempt to use the technical information discussed in this section to identify individual visitors.


A cookie is a small data file that is written to your hard drive that contains information about your visit to a web page. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may configure your browser not to accept them at all or to notify and require approval before accepting new cookies. Some web pages/sites may not function properly if the cookies are turned off, or you may have to provide the same information each time you visit those pages.

In order to customize the information and services offered to you, IU School of Medicine website uses cookies for:

Disclosure of Information

IU School of Medicine may share some aggregate information with other appropriate university personnel and units to ensure the quality, functionality and security of the website/application.

Any other disclosure—with appropriate external parties such as law enforcement agencies—will be done in accordance with all applicable laws and university policies in order to investigate and respond to suspected violations of law or university policy.


Due to the rapidly evolving nature of information technologies, no transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. While IU School of Medicine is committed to protecting the privacy of website visitors, the School cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to university websites, and you do so at your own risk. However, once the School receives your information, reasonable safeguards consistent with prevailing industry standards and commensurate with the sensitivity of the data being stored will be used to maintain the security of that information on the school’s systems.

In addition, IU School of Medicine will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding the privacy and security of visitor information.

Privacy Notice Changes

From time to time, the school may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this privacy notice.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us.
Indiana University School of Medicine
If you feel that this site is not following its stated policy and communicating with the owner of this site does not resolve the matter, or if you have general questions or concerns about privacy or information technology policy at Indiana University, please contact the chief privacy officer through the University Information Policy Office, 812-855-UIPO,