Privacy Statement

The University of New Mexico is committed to protecting the privacy of the information it collects

UNM provides this statement to inform you of

  • What information UNM web sites collect
  • How that information is used and shared
  • With what other entities your information is shared
  • What choices you have related to information sharing

When you visit a UNM web site, UNM collects standard information to help optimize how UNM web sites function, including:

  • The version and name of the browser used in web site visits
  • The Internet Address of the device used in web site visits
  • The date and time of web site visits
  • The specific web sites visited and the web sites that linked to the specific web site visited
  • UNM also uses cookies (small text files) to enhance and customize site visitor experience
  • UNM uses cookie management software to allow site visitors to control how their information is used

You may opt-out of some cookies through the use of browser plugins or through UNM’s cookie management software. To learn more about cookies and how UNM uses them, visit

When you request services through a UNM web site, UNM collects Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to provide those services

  • UNM does not share your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) without your consent, except as limited by law
  • PII refers to information that can uniquely identify you, and includes, but is not limited to instances or combinations of the following:
    • Legal Name
    • Home Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Bank Account Number
    • Direct Deposit Account Number
    • Credit Card Number
    • Social Security Number
    • Grades, Transcripts, or Other Student Records
    • Protected Health Information (PHI)

UNM strives to collect the least amount of PII needed to provide the services you request and to do so in accordance with UNM contracts, laws, policies, and regulations, including, but not limited to:

Contracts with UNM service providers such as

  • Microsoft
  • Adobe
  • Amazon

Laws such as

  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

UNM Policies such as

  • UAP 2030
  • UAP 2040
  • UAP 2500
  • UAP 2520
  • UAP 2550

Links to non-UNM sites

Where UNM web sites provide links to third-party information and services, such links are provided for informational purposes only, and those sites are governed by their own privacy notices, policies, and practices

Reporting a HIPAA Privacy Complaint

To report a HIPAA privacy incident to the UNM Health Sciences Center Privacy Office

Reporting any non-HIPAA Privacy Complaint

  • Make a report at

Reporting an Information Security or incident or Asking an Information Security Question

  • Open a ticket at
  • Send email to security@unm
  • Call 505-277-2497
  • Or visit for additional reporting options


Published date: 12/1/2019
Last update: 7/2/2020
Effective date: 11/1/2020