Privacy Compliance

The Colorado School of Mines values your rights and your trust and we actively seek to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with us. The Privacy Office is part of the Office of Policy, Compliance, and Risk Management within the Administration & Operations division of the Colorado School of Mines. We believe privacy compliance is everyone’s responsibility, we strive to be a valued partner and advisor to students, faculty, management, and members of the executive leadership. We are committed to working with parties across campus to protect the integrity of data collected, created, transmitted, released and stored by Mines. In support of our effort to protect data, we work with stakeholders in the community to provide guidance, training, and consultation to further the University’s mission, and comply with applicable privacy laws and regulations.

Effective privacy can exist only upon a sound foundation of information security. We are dedicated to preventing unauthorized access to information, maintaining the accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality of information, and ensuring the appropriate use of information. We strive to put in place appropriate safeguards to secure the information we collect in all formats: on paper, electronically, and verbally. These security practices are consistent with the policies of the university as well as applicable laws and regulations. Mines’ security website is located here.


The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute nor is intended to constitute an offer, inducement, promise, contract of any kind, nor should the information provided be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice, or as warranting the security of any information received, transmitted, or stored by Mines. Further, the privacy information within this website is specific to the Colorado School of Mines. The CSM Alumni Foundation and the Colorado School of Mines Foundation are separate non-profit entities and may have different privacy practices. You are encouraged to consult the CSM Alumni Foundation and the Colorado School of Mines Foundation for their respective privacy practices.