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Privacy Statement

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This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) is applicable to the information made available, the information collected, and the services offered by NUHS directly through the pages comprising NUHS’s official website (the “Website”) ( By using NUHS’s Website, you agree to this Privacy Statement.

NUHS’s Website may include links to websites of unaffiliated, private third parties. NUHS is not responsible for the content, data collection, or data protection practices of such third party websites. NUHS’s Privacy Statement does not apply to such third party websites and users access such websites at their own risk.

NUHS is dedicated to promoting privacy awareness and compliance. This Privacy Statement explains what personal data the Website collects, how it is used, shared, and protected, and how you can obtain further information concerning privacy at NUHS. NUHS will periodically update this Privacy Statement to address new laws, technologies, and information security practices.

What Personal Data Does NUHS’s Website Collect

In order to protect your privacy, NUHS follows the following principles in operating the Website. The Website does not:

  • collect more personal data than is necessary;
  • use your personal data for purposes other than those specified;
  • keep your personal data if it is no longer needed; or
  • share your personal data with unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes.

Except for (1) internet protocol (IP) addresses, (2) certain non-personal information (e.g., the date and time of your visit, the pages you viewed, the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the Website, the web browser and system used to access the Website, any search terms used and a history of the pages you view), and (3) the use of “cookies,” as described below, the Website does not collect your personal data if you simply visit NUHS’s Website. It only collects your personal data when you voluntarily provide it, such as by completing a form, requesting information, placing an order, making a payment, or otherwise transacting business with NUHS. Depending on the subject matter of your transaction, the Website may collect such information as your name, address, phone number, email address, banking information, and preferred method of communicating. The Website may collect more extensive personal if you are seeking specific services from NUHS, such as registering for classes.

NUHS’s Use of Cookies

NUHS’s Website uses a standard technology called cookies. A cookie is a small text file that NUHS stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website. Cookies facilitate your use of the Website and permit NUHS to perform system analytics that help NUHS to improve the site so that it works more effectively. Cookies that perform such tasks, such as determining the number of visitors who looked at a specific web page during a given time

period, are known as performance cookies. Portions of NUHS’s Website may use Google Analytics, which also employs cookies to analyze how users use the site for the analysis of site usage and to enhance the user experience.

NUHS’s Website uses performance cookies and marketing cookies, which collect your personal information for profiling purposes and the subsequent sending of targeted communication and advertising. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do so, you may be unable to use the full functionality of the Website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to block and delete cookies, please visit

Purposes for Which NUHS Collects Personal Data

NUHS’s Website collects personal data in connection with certain operational purposes. These purposes include, for example: student admissions; class registration; staff and faculty job applications; student housing agreements; and communicating with Website users.

The following table itemizes the personal information NUHS collects, why we collect it, and our legal basis for processing it:

Type of Personal DataNUHS’s Purpose of ProcessingNUHS’s Legal Reasons for Processing
Contact Information – includes your name, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbersTo promote communication to and from you and NUHSTo process transactions made or requested by you; To meet contractual obligations; To obtain your consent where applicable/necessary
Log Files – includes IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider, referring/exist pages, operating system, date/time stamp and/or clickstream dataTo maintain security of the Website; Fraud detection; To protect NUHS’s rights and rights of othersLegitimate interests
Location Information –Use of your IP address to identify the geographic area from which you are accessing the WebsiteTo track and assess user trends and issues in accessing the Website, including conducting analytical assessments to improve the WebsiteLegitimate interests; To obtain your consent where applicable/necessary
Form Data – Data provided by you as a user of the WebsiteTo provide access to certain areas of the Website or systems, to communicate with you regarding the Website or NUHS, to respond to your inquires, to allow for processing of surveys, and to improve the Website or resolve issuesLegitimate interests; To obtain your consent where applicable/necessary

NUHS Efforts to Safeguard Personal Data

NUHS actively works to protect personal data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction through appropriate technical measures. NUHS has put in place a number of policies intended to structurally reduce the risk of data breaches and unauthorized disclosures of personal data. NUHS treats personal data as proprietary and not intended for public disclosure. Access to personal data is restricted by NUHS’s network administrator. No individual may access personal data without administrative permission.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA”)

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. 6501–6505, or “COPPA” COPPA imposes certain requirements on operators of websites or online services directed to children under 13 years of age, and on operators of other websites or online services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information online from a child under 13 years of age.

NUHS’s Website is intended for general audiences, and we do not intend to collect and we will not knowingly collect or solicit personal information online from children under the age of 13. While NUHS cannot always determine with certainty the age of a Website user, the Website does not request, seek or intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If NUHS acquires actual knowledge that it has received such information, it will delete it. If in the future NUHS should seek to collect information from children under the age of 13, it will comply with COPPA’s parental “direct notice” and consent requirements in advance of collecting such information. A parent concerned over a child’s possible use of NUHS’s Website can contact NUHS’s webmaster at [email protected].

Additional GDPR Privacy Notice for EU Residents

If you are accessing NUHS’s Website and are a person located in the European Union (“EU”), a European Economic Area member state, or Switzerland, under certain circumstances you have the right to the following under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

NUHS would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every EU resident user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request NUHS provide copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that NUHS correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request NUHS to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that NUHS erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that NUHS restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to NUHS’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that NUHS transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

Contacting NUHS Regarding Privacy Statement Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions about NUHS’s Privacy Statement, please contact:

National University of Health Sciences
Attn: Ron Mensching, Director of Compliance
200 E. Roosevelt
Lombard, IL 60148
Or [email protected]

You may contact NUHS’s European representative under Article 27 of the GDPR at:

National University of Health Sciences
Attn: Ron Mensching/Director of Compliance
200 E. Roosevelt
Lombard, IL 60148
Or [email protected]

Updates to Privacy Statement

We may update this Privacy Statement at any time by posting any changes to this page. Please check back frequently to see updates or changes to this Privacy Statement. Your continued use of the Website after any change in this Privacy Statement will constitute your acceptance of such change.