Privacy Policy

The following discloses the information gathering and use practices of the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Advising site.

Information Gathering

Our policy is to collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our website unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. However, our Web servers do automatically recognize some non-personal information. Specifically, when you visit the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Advising site, we collect information regarding:

  • your Internet location (IP address)
  • the Web page from which you came to our site
  • the software (and its configuration) you use to visit our site
  • the dates and times you visit our site
  • the pages you visit on our site

Use of Information

We collect information to improve the functionality and content of the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Advising site and to monitor its performance. We use the information gathered to adapt site content to user needs and to generate aggregate statistical reports that help answer questions about the usage and performance of the site or individual Web pages. Web server logs are retained only on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems. We do not associate or disclose site usage by individual IP addresses — unless required by legally enforceable queries or for investigation of security breaches.

If you choose to share personal information with us, we will not sell that information to commercial entities. Some information must be retained for a designated period of time to comply with Federal or State records retention policies and may be released if required by freedom of information or public record laws. Most student information is confidential pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


The University at Buffalo Undergraduate Advising site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information under our control.

Contacting Us

If you have questions or suggestions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your interactions with this site, please contact:

  • Mark A. Greenfield
  • Director of Web Services
  • Academic Affairs
  • Office of Web Services
  • 716-645-2811


The University at Buffalo Undergraduate Advising site contains links to other independently administered sites within the University at Buffalo network and to some sites outside the “” domain. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Last updated: September 26, 2016 10:24 am EST

University at Buffalo Academic Advisement Vision Statement: To empower students to be active, responsible learners who take full advantage of the many opportunities the university provides in the areas of academics, research, and community and global engagement.