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Privacy Notice

The Indiana University Alumni Association, Inc. (IUAA) and the Indiana University Foundation, Inc. (IUF) respect the privacy of every individual and organization with whom we do business and those who visit our websites and applications. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose how we collect, use, and share information, and how we safeguard the data you provide to us. We are committed to securing data that we collect concerning you and complying with all applicable data protection and privacy laws.

By sharing information with us and/or by visiting our websites or using our applications (collectively referred to as “Digital Platforms”), you are consenting to our collection and use of information, including personally identifiable information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


About the IUAA and IUF

The IUAA and IUF are private, 501(c)3 nonprofit corporations that encourage individuals and organizations to connect with, and make philanthropic gifts to, Indiana University (IU). We are independent entities but exist exclusively in service of the university. Through long-standing partnerships, and close collaboration, the IUAA and IUF identify and support university and benefactor priorities and coordinate institutional advancement activities and services (e.g., alumni relations, engagement, fundraising, outreach and volunteer management).

As part of this advancement support effort, the IUAAand IUF host various websites and distribute content through digital communication channels (e.g., social media) that provide information and opportunities to alumni, donors, prospective donors, students, parents and beneficiaries of fundraising and engagement efforts and others (collectively referred to as “constituents”) who are seeking information about the IUAA, IUF, IU and our associated initiatives.


The IUAA and IUF maintain constituent data to encourage interest, engagement, and financial support of alumni, donors, and friends of IU.

All constituent information and other organizational business data is confidential and is not disclosed to any non-authorized party without advance permission from the IUAA and IUF.

IU may collect and use information in different ways. Therefore, visitors to IU websites and applications should review the privacy notices for the websites and applications they visit. We are not responsible for the content of IU websites and applications and this policy does not apply to data processed by IU.

Our digital platforms may contain links to other websites and applications. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites and applications outside of the scope of this notice.

In addition, our digital platforms are not directed to children under 13 years of age, do not sell products or services intended for purchase by children, and do not knowingly collect or store any personal data, even in aggregate, about children under the age of 13.

Why and How We Collect Data

To effectively advance the work of the IUAA and IUF, we require constituent data. We collect, process, and use data to operate effectively, and to communicate with our constituents and provide them with personalized and valuable experiences with our digital platforms and programs.

Most of this data is provided voluntarily when constituents make a donation, request information, submit a form with personal information, or otherwise interact with us.

Some constituent data may be collected from third-party sources such as the internet, published directories, news media, or other sources.

How We Use Personal Data

We use the data we collect to operate our business, communicate with constituents, improve our products, and personalize experiences. Use of this data helps achieve the following goals:

  • provide the information, products, and services you request
  • provide effective customer service
  • contact you with information we believe will be of interest in accordance with any communication preferences you have expressed to us
  • invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback in accordance with your expressed preferences
  • improve the content, functionality, and usability of our websites
  • improve our products and services
  • improve our marketing and promotional efforts
  • identify new friends and supporters as well as expand our support networks
  • say “thank you” to constituents who help fulfill our mission
  • offer a variety of online services to our constituents
  • for security, credit, or fraud prevention purposes
for any other purpose identified in an applicable privacy policy, click-through agreement, or other agreement between you and us.

Disclosure of Information

Other than sharing your information with appropriate IU-affiliated personnel and schools for the purpose of fundraising and engagement opportunities, or to assist in managing your relationship with us, we will not disclose personally identifiable information about your use of our websites except under the following circumstances:

  • with your prior written (including email) consent
  • when we have given you clear notice that we will disclose information that you voluntarily provide
  • with appropriate external parties, such as law enforcement agencies, to investigate and respond to suspected violations of law or internal Any such disclosures shall comply with all applicable laws and internal policies.

Protecting Your Privacy

We understand that the confidentiality of your data is extremely important. We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical safeguards designed to protect your information from unauthorized access and use. Our security procedures are regularly tested, reviewed and when appropriate updated with new technology.

In addition to our security procedures, we have implemented retention policies that ensure your personal information is retained for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to extend the retention policies as required or permitted by law.

The rapidly evolving nature of information technologies means that, despite our best efforts, the possibility of data loss exists.

We will comply with all applicable laws regarding the privacy and security of user information.


The IU Alumni Association and the IU Foundation are committed to providing alumni and donors access to our programs and services. To help with this commitment, please alert us about any accessibility barriers or concerns that arise.

  • Email:
  • Phone: (812) 856-CRIM


The IUAA and IUF are subject to the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation, commonly known as GDPR, along with related law of the United Kingdom (UK), which impose several obligations on all entities collecting and retaining personal data on citizens and residents of the EU, European Economic Area, and the UK. In compliance with these regulations, we provide a data privacy policy with notices and information.

Read the GDPR policy


Because Internet technologies and services evolve rapidly, the IUAA and IUF reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice by posting the revised version with an updated effective date. Your use of our digital platforms following any such change constitutes your agreement that all information collected from or about you through the digital platforms after the revision is posted will be subject to the revised Privacy Policy.

Effective Date

The effective date of this policy is: 2022-08-23

How To Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us:

Indiana University Alumni Association and Indiana University Foundation
Attention: Data Steward

Showalter House, 1500 N. State Road 46 Bypass Bloomington, IN 47408


If you believe that our privacy practices differ from the information stated, you may contact us at the listed address or phone number.

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