UW Privacy Office


Personal Data Processing Agreement Information Sessions

The Personal Data Processing Agreement supports the UW’s values of integrity, diversity, excellence, collaboration, innovation and respect. It sets forth the UW’s expectations for protecting University Personal Data and managing privacy related risk when the UW is contracting with third parties.

If you partner or contract with third parties, please plan to attend one of the following UW information sessions to learn more about this new privacy agreement, launched November of 2018.

  • Monday, December 17, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Gerberding 142
  • Tuesday, January 8, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Gerberding 142

No RSVP required – space will be limited to 50 attendees (room capacity) on a first-come, first-served basis.

 EU General Data Protection Regulation Information Sessions

If you collect, use, or manage information about individuals who live in the European Union, new personal data protections to be implemented May 25, 2018 under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) will impact multiple areas of UW operations with data on students, employees, alumni, human subjects, etc. who live in the EU. Please plan to attend one of the following UW information sessions to learn more about EU GDPR:

      • April 18, 2:00-3:00, HUB 340
      • May 2, 2:30-3:30 PM, HUB 214
      • May 21, 10:00-11:00, HUB 214

Space is limited so RSVP to uwprivacy@uw.edu if you will be joining us to hear learn about new UW resources for the following European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation requirements:

                • Registering personal data use
                • Providing notice to individuals about the collection and use of personal data
                • Obtaining consent from individuals in certain circumstances
                • Tracking or monitoring individuals’ website activity
                • Reporting incidents or data breaches


Personal Privacy and Digital Wellness Sessions

The resources listed below were shared at two 1-hour “Personal Privacy and Digital Wellness” sessions, sponsored by the Whole U and presented by the UW Privacy Office on Thursday, January 25, 2018.



In addition to the UW Privacy Office website at https://privacy.uw.edu:


External to UW

          • Electronic Frontier Foundation: https://www.eff.org/ Featuring “Privacy Badger” – do not track software, with soon-to-be-released encryption while browsing, and “https everywhere” – encryption while browsing software
          • “Virtual Privacy Lab” San Jose Library: https://www.sjpl.org/privacy Assessments and tools to enhance personal privacy
          • Me and My Shadow: 8 Day Digital Detox: https://myshadow.org/ Featuring the 8 Day Digital Detox article recommended during the session
          • Middlebury College Digital Detox 2018: http://dlinq.middcreate.net/digitaldetox/ A series of emails outlining privacy options