Privacy Statement

Duke University is committed to fairly and appropriately managing and safeguarding the information collected, used and maintained in support of its academic, research and clinical missions and to transparency regarding our data management practices. Duke respects the integrity of all its stakeholders, including as represented by personally identifying information about each stakeholder, and takes seriously its responsibility to protect individuals’ privacy in balance with meeting its legal, policy and administrative obligations. We seek to minimize the information we collect, limit access to that information and apply appropriate security measures to protect against loss, improper modification or disclosure.

The Duke University Privacy Statement applies to activities conducted by Duke University and its direct affiliates and is intended to provide an overview of University privacy practices, including but not limited to categories of personal data processed, collection practices and transfer of personal data. [Some individual Duke websites may have their own privacy notices or additional privacy statements that supplement this Privacy Statement.] Additionally, some Duke websites may contain links to external websites not owned or controlled by Duke. Duke is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites.

Read the full statement here: Duke University Privacy Statement


Office of Audit, Risk and Compliance (OARC)

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Protecting Information and Privacy