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What ISU Collects and Shares:

The University collects Personal Sensitive Information which includes data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade-union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation. Processing of personal sensitive data requires explicit informed consent of the data subject.

The University also collects Personal Information which includes data that is not Personal Sensitive Information created by or provided number to a Data Controller or Data Processor including name, email address, email address, ID, user IDs, account numbers, photos, and electronic identifiers such as IP addresses or other online identifiers and device IDs.

The University collects and processes Personal Sensitive Information and Personal Information only as necessary in the exercise of the University’s legitimate interests, functions, responsibilities as a public research higher education institution. When information is submitted to the following departments, or you use the University’s secure websites and other services, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described below:

  • Academic Affairs: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to analyze and improve ISU’s admissions process; for outreach efforts; for processes and functions related to admission as a student; manage an academic account; provide academic advising; develop and deliver education programs; track academic progress; analyze and improve education programs; recruitment; retention; ; maintenance of accreditation; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Athletics: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to­­­­ recruit student-athletes; for processes and functions related to admissions; for processes and functions related to student-athlete eligibility; manage student-athlete academic accounts; provide academic advising; track academic progress; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Finance and Administration: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to administer accounts; perform contracts; administer receipts and payments; analyze and improve cash and credit transaction processes; apply for financial aid and scholarships; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • General Use: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to conduct general demographic and statistical research to improve University programs; identify appropriate support services or activities; enforce University policies and/or comply with applicable laws; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Graduate School: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to analyze and improve ISU’s graduate admissions process; for graduate school outreach efforts; for processes and functions related to admission as a graduate student; manage an academic account; provide academic advising; develop and deliver graduate education programs; track academic progress; analyze and improve graduate education programs; recruitment; retention; ; maintenance of accreditation; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Human Resources: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to consider an applicant for employment; perform background checks; administer an employment contract, including payroll and benefits; provide reasonable accommodations; assess capacity to work; analyze and improve hiring practices; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • International Programs: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to support admission of foreign students and scholars; employment of individuals from foreign countries; support study abroad, faculty exchange, and student exchange programs; enter into and execute agreements with foreign higher education institutions; identify activities of interest; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Research Subjects: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to conduct studies with research subjects in the exercise of scientific, historical research, and/or statistical purposes; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • Student Affairs: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to provide and administer housing to students; manage a student account; provide reasonable accommodations; provide career counseling and placement; administer conduct processes; improve student experience; personalizing the student experience and interactions; marketing; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.
  • University Advancement: The data is collected and shared with internal and external parties to manage relationships with ISU; better serve individual interests by personalizing experiences and interactions; marketing purposes; for regulatory reporting, auditing, and other related University processes and functions.

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