Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions

On the website of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) and in the applications developed by UFRN, it has been adopted practices aimed at providing users with access to institutional information with privacy and credibility. This document aims to present the privacy policy and the terms of use of UFRN’s website and applications, which may be changed at any time. Therefore, it is recommended that you consult it regularly and check the date of modification, in the section "Updated on".

Links to other websites

UFRN’s website may contain links to other websites. However, the University is not responsible for their privacy policy or their content. Read the privacy policy of the page you access from this website.


By accessing this website and UFRN’s applications, the user authorizes the collection and use of information for the purposes described in this privacy policy. These data will be used exclusively for the services provided by these tools, in order to make browsing more productive. UFRN undertakes not to transfer them to other purposes or to third parties, except in the cases of legal compliance provided for in Article 7 of Law No. 13709/2018. The registration information and password are for the exclusive use of the visitor. In this way, the user should not pass them on to third parties.


While browsing UFRN websites and applications, cookies, which are small text files that store certain data about the user in the browser, may be stored. Through them, information about your IP address, browser type, operating system, pages visited, duration of visit, among others, may be automatically collected.The use of cookies is also necessary for processing queries in certain databases, preventing the action of automatic search engines. For the query to be carried out, the user's browser must be enabled to store cookies.

Personal data protection

UFRN established a commission with the purpose of adapting the Privacy Notice to the requirements of Law No. 13709/2018. This page will be updated until August 2021 with information on the processing of personal data in the institution, which include the purpose, form and duration of the processing, shared use of data, responsibilities of the agents who carry out the processing and the data subject rights. The person in charge is the professional responsible for acting as a liaison between the controller, data subjects and the National Data Protection Authority (ANPD, acronym in Portuguese). More information can be obtained through the e-mail address