Privacy Statement

This is a privacy statement for the website and pages of Chicago State University (CSU). CSU is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit its web pages. This statement is intended to inform you concerning what information CSU collects while you browse our web pages, how we utilize this information and your options with respect to the same. The information disclosed in this statement is subject to change periodically in the sole discretion of Illinois Tech. Your continued use of our site implies your understanding and acceptance of this privacy statement.

Personally Identifying Information

As used in this statement, personally identifying information refers to any information that can be used to identify, contact or locate an individual, and may include such items as name, mailing or email addresses, or telephone number. CSU does not collect your personally identifying information when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us; providing such information is strictly voluntary. CSU does not sell or rent to third parties personally identifying information submitted by visitors to our website, and we will not share such information with third parties (unless it is a subcontractor of CSU) except as required by law. We may share quantitative, non-personal data about our site visitors with affiliates, sponsors, institutional partners and other third parties.

Admissions and Financial Aid Website Cookies Policy

Last updated: December 21,  2023


Welcome to Chicago State University's official website. Chicago State University ("CSU," or "University") respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. This Cookies Policy is part of our broader Privacy Statement and outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information, including the use of cookies when you visit our website.

Data We Collect:

In addition to personal data you provide, such as your name and email address, our website may automatically collect data about your interactions and technical data when you visit, such as your IP address and the type of browser you use.

How We Use Your Data:

We use the information collected to:

  • Personalize and improve user experience.
  • Analyze site usage and trends.
  • Address inquiries and provide feedback.
  • Send communications such as emails or newsletters, if you've opted-in.

How We Share Your Data:

Your personal data is not sold or shared with third parties for marketing purposes. It may be shared with:

  • Internal departments for academic or administrative functions.
  • Third-party service providers assisting with our site operations, who are bound by confidentiality agreements.

Cookies and Tracking:

Cookies are small files placed on your device that enable us to enhance site functionality and analyze site usage. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies Usage:

  • Transactional Cookies: May be used to facilitate business transactions.
  • Analytical Cookies: Used to gather aggregated and anonymized statistics.
  • Functional Cookies: Enhance user experience (preferences and settings).
  • Third-party Cookies: For services provided by external parties (e.g., analytics).

Your Rights and Choices:

As a user, you have the right to:

  • Access and review the personal data we hold about you.
  • Correct any inaccuracies in your data.
  • Request the deletion of your data.
  • Opt-out of certain uses of your data.

Data Security:

We implement appropriate security measures, including authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption, to protect your personal data against unauthorized access or alteration.

Updates to this Cookies Policy:

We reserve the right to update this Cookies Policy at any time. Changes will be posted here with an updated revision date.

Contact Us:

For questions about this Cookies Policy or the privacy practices of CSU, please contact our Admissions Department (  or our Information Technology Division (, depending on the nature of your inquiry.