The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has established this privacy statement to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy and transparency. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website https://uncc.edu and the network of websites making up the UNC Charlotte network.
We collect information from you when you access https://uncc.edu and when you subscribe to our email service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the Internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. The University makes no attempt to identify individual visitors to its website from this information; any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.
The email address you submit through any online forms on the uncc.edu site may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
IPs and other tracking information may be collected by third-party services and used for the purpose of analytics and ad campaign tracking. We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances in which we believe doing so is necessary or appropriate to: satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect the rights, property, or safety of the University, its students, employees, and constituents, users of uncc.edu, or others.
You may disable cookies through your individual browser options. If you would like to learn more about cookies please refer to the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
We may provide hyperlinks to third-party websites as a convenience to users of https://uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte does not control third-party websites and is not responsible for the contents of any linked-to, third-party websites or any hyperlink in a linked-to website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites that may be linked from https://uncc.edu.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information we gather about you, we have taken commercially reasonable steps to protect the information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Please note that NC public records law requires UNC Charlotte to disclose, to anyone who asks, any records that the University has made or received in the course of conducting state business unless there is a specific legal basis for maintaining the privacy of the requested records. Unless specifically protected by law (e.g., FERPA-protected student education records, HIPAA-protected health information, certain personnel records) the University may disclose information obtained through your use of University systems for University business purposes in accordance with governing law.
This Privacy Statement may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. The effective date of this Privacy Statement is September 14, 2017.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If you have a concern regarding the use of copyrighted material on any web page on the UNC Charlotte website or network, please contact the following agent designated to respond to reports alleging copyright infringement: Office of Legal Affairs Contact Form
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following elements:
- a physical or electronic signature;
- identification of the infringed work;
- identification of the infringed material;
- contact information for the complainant, e.g. address, telephone number, electronic mail address;
- a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner or the law; and
- a statement that the information contained in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
See the DMCA here: Digital Millennium Copyright Act