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Privacy Awareness

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The University of Texas System is committed to protecting and safeguarding the confidential and sensitive information entrusted to us through various means. At U.T. System, we strive to create a culture of privacy awareness within all departments and among all employees. Understanding and complying with privacy practices is everyone’s responsibility. The U.T. System Privacy Officer is available to all employees and departments to provide guidance, support, and training to continue fostering an understanding of the role each department and employee plays in ensuring privacy is achieved and maintained and enhance efforts to provide the highest levels of education, research and healthcare.

Questions or concerns related to privacy matters should be directed to the U.T. System Privacy Officer, Cristina Blanton at


Student Privacy

Protecting Student Privacy
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid
Student Phishing Targeted Campaign Alert
FERPA Sherpa, Education Privacy Resource Center
National Data Privacy Day


Global Privacy

International Association of Privacy Professionals
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (full text)
Administrative updates to GDPR
United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)


Financial Privacy

PCI Security Standards Council
FTC: Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act


Training & Presentations (login required)

GDPR Presentation: OGC Conference, 2018
NDAA Briefing