Privacy Policy

Scope: This policy applies to all Web pages of the President's Office and Board of Trustees.

It is the policy of Southern Illinois University to respect the privacy of all Web site visitors to the extent permitted by law. The Web pages of the President's Office and Board of Trustees do not collect personal information about visitors. In particular, we do not use "cookies" to collect information.

However, we feel you should know that when you access the Web site of the President's Office and Board of Trustees, the Web server which hosts our Web pages automatically gathers information regarding browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name used by the visitor. This information may be used to determine areas of use, to assist in making improvements to the Web site, and to assess problems.

Personal information that you provide by e-mail or through other online means, such as a response to an inquiry or a request for information, is used only for purposes necessary to serve your requests. This may involve redirecting your inquiry or comment to another person or department better suited to meeting your needs.

SIU will only release personal information, when legally required, to help law enforcement investigations, legal proceedings, or internal investigations of University rule and regulation violations.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, the University has put into place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our site may contain links to external Web sites. SIU is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such Web sites.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, send an e-mail to