Privacy Statement

Protecting your privacy is important to Northwestern Oklahoma State University. NWOSU does not actively share information gathered by our web servers. Any personal information submitted to NWOSU via email communication or online forms will be used only to serve your needs and will not be released to any entity outside of NWOSU unless we are required by law to do so.

Server Logs

Northwestern Oklahoma State University gathers summary statistics from our web servers. This information is used to generate reports to analyze trends, number of visitors, and demographic information. The information that we gather as you passively browse the NWOSU website includes but is not limited to the following:

● Domain name or IP address, and the city of origin of that address
● Previously viewed page, if directly linked to NWOSU (referring page)
● Date and time of visit to the NWOSU website and the length of visit
● Pages visited at the NWOSU website
● Operating System
● Browser
● Monitor resolution and color depth

This information does not identify you personally. We do not gather information such as your name or email address from passively browsing the NWOSU website. If you voluntarily correspond with NWOSU via email or online form, any personally identifiable information that you provide is a public record once you submit it to a NWOSU server and may be subject to public inspection if not protected by federal or state law.


You should not assume that any information sent to an NWOSU server via email to be private. This information can be reviewed by NWOSU administration or IT staff without notice.

Public Forums

Academic chat and discussion boards, such as those offered by Blackboard, may be logged. You should exercise caution before revealing any personal information on these media.


Northwestern Oklahoma State University may use cookies to track your visits on our website. You can disable cookies on your computerís internet browser if you wish, but this may interfere with your ability to use some portions of our website.


The NWOSU website contains links to other websites. Northwestern Oklahoma State University is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those websites. A link from the NWOSU website in no way implies endorsement of that site by Northwestern Oklahoma State University.


Northwestern Oklahoma State University specifically disclaims any and all liability for claims or damages that may result from the use of its online resources or information contained therein.