Website privacy statement

Nipissing University is committed to maintaining and protecting the integrity of personal and confidential information. Nipissing University may change or update this Website Privacy Notice from time to time without notice.

Nipissing University takes the privacy of its community seriously and operates in compliance with our Access to Information and Privacy Policy and Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Click here to learn more.

Personal information collected

Nipissing University may collect personal information directly from you when you use its website, such as when you ask questions, provide feedback, make a donation, register for a University event, or subscribe to University communications. Nipissing University may use such personal information for the purposes for which it was collected.

Nipissing University does not sell or rent any information that it collects about its website visitors to third parties. Nipissing University also does not disclose any information that it collects about its website visitors to third parties unless otherwise specified. If this applies, you will be notified of such potential disclosure when the personal information is collected. You will then need to have consented to the disclosure for third parties.

Nipissing University may collect non-identifiable information about visits to, and interactions with, web server logs when visitors view the University website. Server logs are only retained for as long as needed to perform the necessary initiatives.


A cookie is a small text file that a website creates on your device and accesses through your browser when you visit a website. Cookies are used for many purposes, including: to provide essential functions, such as those related to authentication and security; to remember your preferences; and to tailor the University website to your interests (e.g. to track language preference, provide customized webpage content, and display website navigation history).

Nipissing University may use third parties to conduct web analytics and may employ other technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information, such as the details of visitor website traffic on the University website and server log information. Nipissing University uses such website traffic information to understand how visitors use its website and to improve the visitor’s experience when visiting its website. Nipissing University may also permit certain third party companies to view such non-personally identifiable information in order to help us tailor online advertising of University programs and activities that we think may be of interest to users, and to collect non-personally identifiable information about user activities on our website. These third party companies may deliver ads that may also place cookies and otherwise track user behaviour.

Information collected through cookies is only retained by Nipissing University for as long as needed to execute the initiatives they were desired for.

When you visit Nipissing University’s website, you consent to the placement of cookies in your browser.  You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools, such as the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Note that refusing or deleting cookies may impact your experience on Nipissing University’s website and the services it is able to offer.

External websites

Nipissing University’s website contains links to external websites outside of the University’s custody or control. Nipissing University is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of external websites. Consequently, this Website Privacy Statement does not apply to such external websites. We encourage users to examine each website’s privacy policy and other statements to obtain more information about their privacy practices.