Privacy Statement

University of Guelph GryphLife Program

 Privacy Statement and Terms of Use


Collection of Personal Information

The information you enter into the GryphLife Program application will be collected and used to assist the University of Guelph (“University”) with the provision of programs and services for the benefit of its registered students and alumni (“Users”) and other consistent purposes (“Purpose”). All information, other than your login credentials and name, is gathered solely on an opt-in basis.



Access, Data Storage, and Data Destruction

A universal verifier (LDAP) is used to grant Users access to the GryphLife Program and the LDAP is stored on the University’s servers. HigherOne, Inc (the company that provides the GryphLife Program services) stores your name, email address, additional information you have added to your profile, your selection of preferences, and any ideas and comments you choose to share, on Canadian servers. In the event that the contract with HigherOne, Inc is terminated, all data remains the property of the University.


As a User, you will be able to select the University organizations and event holders from whom you wish to receive communications. These University organizations and event holders will be able to send you relevant e-mail or SMS text updates through the GryphLife Program. These notifications are optional and you can manage your notification settings by visiting the privacy settings in your profile.


As a User, you will have access to the GryphLife. Information contained in a GryphLife account can be deleted upon request from the User after graduation. All personal information that is collected will be used, stored, and destroyed in accordance with the University’s policy, Protection of Privacy and Access to Information at the University of Guelph.


If you have questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of this information by the University please contact the University’s Privacy Officer,, ext. 53438  or Student Life’s LEAD Advisor, ext. 54362, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1


Terms of Use

Participants in the GryphLife Program agree that their use is subject to all applicable University of Guelph policies including the Acceptable Use Policy.


You consent to this Privacy Statement and Terms of Use for the GryphLife Program by clicking the checkbox below.