Personally identifiable information
To help confirm your identity, our sites may give you the opportunity to create a password and provide authentication (such as your full name, address, email, password, a university-provided ID). For your privacy, we do not have access to your personally created passwords.
The online systems record some of the actions you take when you interact with our sites, such as updating your information, making a donation or attending an event etc. When you access a site from a computer, mobile phone or other device, we may collect information from that device about your browser type, location and IP address, as well as the pages you visit. UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations will not collect information relative to your contacts, location, calling history, texts or other non-UCI sites you may visit on your device.
Donor and gift acknowledgment
One of the ways we express our gratitude for your gift is by listing the names of donors in various web-based and/or printed campus publications from time to time. By making a gift to UCI you may be recognized in this way. Should you prefer that your name not be published, please notify UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations in writing at:
UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations
100 Theory, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92617
Documenting our relationship with you
In conducting our alumni engagement and advancement fundraising operations, UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations may document communications to more effectively steward our relationship with both alumni and supporters. Documentation may be in the form of ‘Do not contact’ notifications, giving history, education history or conversations with staff directly related to philanthropy or engagement.
UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations uses information collected to provide services and features to users, to measure and improve those services and features and to provide customer support. We may use the information to prevent activities that might breach the conditions of use of our site. We also use a variety of technological systems to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse such as spam. This may on occasion result in a temporary or permanent suspension or termination of some functions for some users.
We may analyze your personal data to create a profile of your interests, preferences and financial ability to support UCI through philanthropy. We do this so that we can tailor and target our communications in a way that is timely and relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. This allows us to be more focused, efficient and cost effective with our resources and also reduces the risk of someone receiving information or solicitations they may find inappropriate or irrelevant (see “Others who Process your data” below).We may analyze your personal data to create a profile of your interests, preferences and financial ability to support UCI through philanthropy. We do this so that we can tailor and target our communications in a way that is timely and relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. This allows us to be more focused, efficient and cost effective with our resources and also reduces the risk of someone receiving information or solicitations they may find inappropriate or irrelevant (see “Others who Process your data” below).
International transfer of your data outside of the European Economic Area
In order to fulfill the intended purposes described above, your UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations data will be transferred internationally, including outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), specifically to the United States, which does not protect personal data in the same way that it is protected in the EEA. UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations will undertake appropriate measures to ensure adequate protection of your UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations data, including utilizing appropriate physical, administrative and technical safeguards, as well as executing standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or a supervisory authority under GDPR, or obtaining your consent, where appropriate.
Others who process your data
UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations will, from time to time, send your data to third parties for data verification or to obtain additional data related to our constituents. Most often, this is to ensure we have the most current contact information and to stay in compliance with United States Postal Service regulations for bulk mailing. We may also utilize third parties to provide prior philanthropic activity or estimates of your financial ability to make philanthropic contributions to UCI.
Cookies and web storage
Alongside cookies, the UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations websites and services may utilize ‘web storage.’ Web storage is more secure and performs more effectively than using cookies to store pieces of information.
UCI University Advancement & Alumni Relations websites run Google Analytics, which uses four cookies for tracking visitors to the site.
These cookies store information about what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
No data specific to any identifiable user is retained and we do not share our data with any other Google services.
With the values gained from these cookies, Google Analytics can interpret journeys through our website content, give us information about how people use our site and so allow us to improve it.
As a user you may opt out of the process Google Analytics uses to collect traffic log data (should your web browser be compatible). Google provides a browser add-on that enables a user to opt out of receiving Google Analytics cookies.