Cookie policy

This Cookie Policy was last updated on June 20, 2022 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

1. Introduction

Our website, https://online.professional.uchicago.edu (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for the sake of convenience, all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. The present document is intended to inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. What are scripts?

4. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies

  1. 5.1 Technical or functional cookies

    Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

    5.2 Statistics cookies

    We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. These statistics cookies enable us to gain insight into the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

    5.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies

    Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

6. User account and website

  • Usage

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts. Read more

  • Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Statement.

  • Marketing/Tracking
  • Function
Read user IP address
  • Usage

We use Vimeo for video display. Read more

  • Sharing data

For more information, please read the Vimeo Privacy Statement.

  • Statistics



  • Expiration

10 minutes

  • Function

Store and track audience reach




2 years


Store the user’s usage history

7. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

8. Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, and have your personal data deleted or blocked at any time.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

9. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10. Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

The University of Chicago
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Suite 950
Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Website: https://online.professional.uchicago.edu
Email: ude.ogacihcu.lanoisseforp.enilno@snoissimda
Phone number: 1.463.258.8174

This Cookie Policy was synchronized with cookiedatabase.org on June 20, 2022