Acceptable Use & Privacy Policies

Nexus at Michigan Engineering adheres to Responsible Use of Information Resources (SPG 601.07).

Effective April 2019

Your Privacy

Nexus at Michigan Engineering is committed to protecting your personal privacy. We treat your privacy as we do our own. This Privacy and Legal Notice discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for our website:, and data collection for our programs compliant with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). The statement outlines the information we may collect, how we protect it, how we may use that information, and how you can elect to change your information.

Collection of Information

While using our public web pages, you do not have to identify yourself or divulge personal information. We may collect general information from you that does not identify you personally. This may include data such as your IP address, the name of the web page from which you entered our site, and which of our web pages you visited and for how long. We aggregate this information to help us better focus on the needs and interests of our visitors and improve the overall functionality of our website. As you use our website, we will not collect any personal information, including your name, street address, email address, and telephone number, unless you provide the information to us voluntarily.

When registering for a course online, your registration information is processed securely so that we have a record of your payment and can issue you a receipt. Your credit card information is processed electronically by a secure, third-party credit card processing service. We do not collect or maintain your credit card information in our records at any step in the registration process.


When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Our website uses cookies in conjunction with a third party technology partner to analyze search engine usage and web traffic patterns. This allows us to tailor our website to better match your interests and preferences. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any of your personally identifiable information while on our site. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all features and content of our website.

Use and Sharing of Information

When you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways: to provide you with Nexus news and events (e.g. emails), to properly bill your account (when applicable), and to contact you for purposes connected to the University of Michigan or our relationship with you. If we use your personal data to contact you, we will provide you with a method allowing you to opt out of future communication. You can also contact us by email, writing, or telephone at the below contact information. We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information to third parties, except as required by law or with service providers acting on our behalf who have agreed to protect the confidentiality of the data.

Links to other websites

The Nexus website may contain links to other websites not affiliated with the University. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of other sites for assurance that their practices safeguard your privacy.

Our Commitment to Security

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Safeguards include restricted access to computer systems and paper files, firewalls, encryption, and secure authentication methods. All of your information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. If you are uncomfortable sharing your personal data on the Internet, please contact us at the below addresses or telephone number.

Access to your personal information

Upon request, you can review, update, or correct the personal information you provided to us. To access this information, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at (734) 647-7200.

Changes to this statement

We may occasionally decide to change our privacy policy, especially as new features are added to our website. If there are changes to this statement, we will post those changes here so you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. If at any point we decide to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we would notify you so you can choose whether or not we use your information in this different manner.

Your consent to this privacy policy

By using our website, you signify that you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Policy as posted on this web page. If you do not agree with any term in this Policy, please do not provide any personal information on this site.

Data Retention

Nexus keeps the data it collects for the time periods specified in the University of Michigan Records Retention Schedule.

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