Goals and Services

 

We are committed to protecting the privacy and integrity of data collected, created, stored and transmitted by the University and its affiliates.

We oversee data privacy and protection compliance at GW by:

  • Creating and promoting policies, standards and best practices concerning data privacy and protection of the personal information of our community members.
  • Working closely with University stakeholders to apply core privacy principles and data protection requirements for safeguarding information.
     

Privacy at GW PDF


What We Do


Fundamentals of GW's Privacy Program

Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs)

Transparency/Notice

Individuals should be given notice of the university’s information practices before personal information is collected from them.

Consent

The data collector must establish a lawful basis for the collection of personal information. This may include obtaining consent from individuals, for the collection and processing of their personal information.

Personal Information and Privacy Policy

Access/Participation

Defined as individuals' ability to verify and contest the accuracy of their personal information, collected and maintained by the university, under applicable privacy laws and regulations.

Data Subject Access Request

Integrity/Security

University departments collecting and processing individuals’ personal information, should ensure that the data they collect is accurate and secure.

Personal Information and Privacy Policy

Data Management and Protection Standard

Enforcement/Redress

Requirement to comply with applicable Privacy laws and regulations and university privacy policies. Policy enforcement: Members of the GW community are responsible for adhering to and acting in accordance with university policies