Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez (SUAGM) through its web site, may request personal information from its users. Therefore, the use of our web site at, assumes that the user acknowledges having read and accepted the privacy and security policy presented here, as well as our terms and conditions.

Description Of Applicable Laws

The Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez Privacy and Security Policy is in accordance with international, federal and state laws governing information privacy and confidentiality, including the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, the FERPA law of 1974 (as amended), 20 U.S.C. 1232g, 34 C.F.R. regulations, part 99, the Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the regulations of the Federal Communication Commission.


  • Information Collection and Use

    The SUAGM Privacy and Security Policy applies to the collection and use of information given by the users through our web site. Said information will be used only by the SUAGM .

    The system collects IP addresses and web pages visits automatically, and uses that information for the purposes of internal statistical analysis data. The information is not used to obtain the users' private data. The user authorizes the SUAGM to use said information for marketing and statistical purposes, and for web site improvements.

    The information will be used for the purposes stated in the request. The SUAGM respects you right to privacy, and will never provide your personal information to third parties without your previous consent, unless it is required by existing laws.

    The SUAGM will not sell information to third parties for marketing, publicity or promotional purposes either.

  • Cookies

    We use tracking technology that includes cookies. The user can disable the use of cookies from the settings of their browser. If cookies are disabled, you can continue to navigate our web site with some restrictions.

  • Security

    To safeguard the user's personal information, the SUAGM uses encrypting technology to prevent unauthorized access or the accidental loss, modification or destruction of your information.

    GoDaddy is our provider and the domain for which security certificates were issued is

    The owner of the security certificates is the Central Office of Information Technology and Telecommunications, located at Ana G. Méndez Avenue, #1399, San Juan, PR 00926.

    The validity period for the certificates is one year, and they are renewed annually.

    Given that no system can guarantee it is completely safe, we try to maintain user information as safe as possible, including the physical location of the server where said information is stored temporarily while it is processed, to be later eliminated from the system.

  • Data Updates

    We conduct periodical telephone updates of the data you provide us through the web site..

  • Policy Updates

    The SUAGM Privacy and Security Policy was updated on February 23rd, 2015. We can modify it periodically. In such an occasion, we will publish the latest version on our web site.

Disciplinary Actions

Any associate or faculty member who fails to comply with this Policy may be subject to corrective action, which may range from a written reprimand, suspension of employment and salary, to separation from employment.