UA Safety App Privacy Statement

This privacy statement governs your use of the UA Safety mobile (“Application”) created by The University of Alabama (“UA”). The Application provides users with immediate access to information in case of an emergency. Features include a built-in GPS to every campus building and shelter locations, AEDs and safety guidelines for potential hazards. Users also receive exclusive UA Alerts and current UAPD advisories for up-to-date information. Additional features include National Weather Service Information for Tuscaloosa County and an emergency contact list for instant dialing with one push.

Information Collection and Use

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information – The Application does not collect or store user information. The Application does not require the user input any information upon download or during usage. Automatically Collected Information - The Application may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, the number of users and sessions, the app version and updates, your mobile operating system, and information about the way you use the Application. Information that is automatically collected is anonymized.

Types of Data Collected from Third Parties


We may use third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Application, to provide the Application on our behalf, to perform Application-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Application is used

Usage Data

When you access the Application with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Use of Data

The University of Alabama uses the collected data for various purposes:

Links To Other Sites

Our Application may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the available Privacy information posted for every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that you’re Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Statement

The Application will notify users if there are amendments to the Privacy Statement. Users will accept any updated privacy statements prior to use of the Application. Contact Us

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us by visiting this page on our website: