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Stanford University Privacy Office

The Stanford University Privacy Office is a division of the Office of  the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) and strives to be a valued partner and advisor to students, faculty, management and members of the executive leadership.  The Stanford University Privacy Office is committed to working with parties across the Stanford community to protect the integrity of data collected, created, transmitted, released and stored by Stanford affiliates and entities.   In support of our effort to protect data, we work with stakeholders throughout the Stanford community to provide training, guidance and consultation in furtherance of the University's mission, and applicable privacy laws and regulations.                           




Announcing the Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival!!

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019 - 10:00AM TO 2:00PM


WHO: Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival, which aims to raise awareness and understanding about how to ensure our online lives are safe and secure.

For more information and to RSVP please visit:



Our Services

The Privacy Office works collaboratively with different constituents across Stanford University to protect the privacy of the Stanford Community, including policies, training and consultations.

Privacy Incidents and Complaints

Do you know or suspect that an event may have violated the privacy of an individual(s)?  Please let us know.

Departing Personnel Data Management and Access Form

Any individual affiliated with Stanford who is leaving the University must review the Departing Personnel Data Management and Access policy and complete the form here. Individuals who wish to have continued access to data after their departure must also complete this form.


Departing Personnel Data Management and Access Form

Departing Personnel Policy