UW Privacy Office


Policies, Standards, and Guidelines

The UW’s privacy related policies, standards, and guidelines assist UW units in complying with the laws and regulations and set forth the UW’s aspirations and expectations for the careful stewardship of the individually identifiable information.

  • Policies represent rules that are published in the UW policy directory
  • Standards explain and elaborate on the rule or policy
  • Guidelines are recommendations, advice, or procedures that help explain how University rules and polices are implemented.

UW Administrative Policy Statements

UW Privacy Policies

UW Standards

UW Guidelines and Best Practices

Applicable to the UW’s HIPAA Designation

Applicable to Research