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Privacy Policy

Gannon University is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. The University respects your privacy and does not sell, rent or distribute personally identifiable information to third-party vendors or any individuals outside of the University unless legally required or is necessary for official University business.

The following policy discloses the privacy practices of Gannon University as it relates to access to the  website and the information that is collected. When visiting our other university-owned websites, refer to the specific privacy policies posted on those websites.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this privacy policy at any time. Please review this page periodically to check for any updates to our policy.

Automatically Collected Information and Cookies

In order to continually improve the experience of our website users, Gannon University uses cookies along with Google Analytics to track visitors and their usage of the Ƶ website. Cookies are a small text string that is sent by the web server and stored on your computer. They help the University measure website performance and understand how users are interacting with the website to improve content and availability.

The type of information gathered from the analytics application is collected in an anonymous manner and therefore does not reveal personally identifiable information. Typical information provided by Google Analytics includes:

  • The IP address of the device accessing the website
  • The type of browser and device used by the visitor
  • The geographic location of each visitor
  • The date and time of the website visit
  • The pages visited and the time spent on the website.

In addition to the use of cookies for website analytics, Gannon University also works with third-party vendors that use cookies to display relevant ads on other websites that are tailored to you based on the pages of the website you have viewed. No personally identifiable information is provided to third-parties in this process. If you would like more information about this practice or would like to learn how to opt out of the service please visit the .

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Personally identifiable information is any information that can be used alone or in connection with other data to distinguish or trace an individual's identity. Gannon University collects personally identifiable information from visitors that provide information through optional, voluntary form submissions such as requesting information, registering for an event, or completing an online application. The amount and type of information collected varies based on the interaction of the visitor on the website.

Notice to All EU Citizens

Any voluntary information submitted on the Ƶ.edu website signifies your consent for Ƶ to collect, store and utilize your information in accordance to our GDPR statement.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that are owned and operated by third-parties. Please note, that when you click on any of these links, the Gannon University privacy policy no longer applies. Therefore, we encourage you to read the privacy notices posted on all third-party websites.


By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. In addition, your continued use of this website following policy updates signifies your acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at compliance@gannon.edu.