Privacy Policy

This is The University of Chicago Masters in Computer Science website.

Our postal address is:
John Crerar Library Building
5730 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

The University of Chicago is committed to protecting and safeguarding the individual privacy of applicants, their parents or guardians, and all volunteers by restricting the use of all collected information. The information on this website may be used by Chicago officials only for appropriate administrative (admission and financial aid processing, for example) and research purposes.

The only personally identifiable information The University of Chicago Masters Program in Computer Science collects via electronic mail, or through this website, is that which is voluntarily provided by our prospective applicants, their parents or guardians, and our volunteers. Tracking information is collected and analyzed so that we may improve our service offerings. This tracking information is kept confidential to the University of Chicago.

The University of Chicago will share personally identifiable information about you when one or more of the following conditions applies:

We have your consent to share the information.

We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process.


The Office of College Admissions, like most web sites, uses a feature of your browser to set a “cookie” on your computer. We cannot tell your name or any personal information about you based solely on the cookie. Unless you specifically tell us your name and other identifying information, we will never know who you are. All the cookie tells us is what functions you perform when you are on the site so that we can keep track of your transaction. A cookie also helps us note particular traffic patterns on the site so that we can improve what we offer.

Every browser allows you to reject cookies or to choose which cookies you will accept. Rejecting cookies, however, may sometimes interfere with your ability to use all the features and benefits of our site.


The importance of security for all personal information associated with our our prospective applicants, their parents or guardians, and our volunteers, is an important concern to The University of Chicago Masters Program in Computer Science. You must have a secure browser—one that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet—to access the online volunteer website to the University of Chicago. For more information, use your browser's help feature.

In coordination with the Information Technology Office at the University of Chicago, The University of Chicago Masters Program in Computer Science  seeks to exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Your password is protected so that only you can access it and view the information that you provide to us through the online volunteer site. We strongly advise you not to share your password with anyone.

IMPORTANT! To avoid having confidential information remain in your browser's “memory” of recently viewed pages, you are strongly urged to quit or turn off your browser software when you are finished working on the site.

As you browse The University of Chicago Masters Program in Computer Science website, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in.  Our display advertising partner, AdRoll, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with [company website]. The techniques our partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number.  You can visit this page to opt out of AdRoll and their partners’ targeted advertising.