Privacy Policy

Chicago Theological Seminary is committed to protecting your privacy.

Any information you voluntarily provide to us through a Chicago Theological Seminary website, such as an email address, name, or phone number, will never be sold to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, or businesses.



If you register or apply for a program on our website or request information or other resources, we may ask for your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, position, affiliation, or other personal information. We may also ask you for other information at other times. We use this information to respond to your inquiries, to customize your experience on the website, to improve our content and to provide you with email notifications related to your interests. Chicago Theological Seminary will never sell personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address, or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless we have your consent to sell the information.

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out of our third-party vendors, Chicago Theological Seminary, like most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites.

Some sections of Chicago Theological Seminary-owned websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting on Facebook, please visit To opt-out of Google’s use of cookies, please visit Google’s Ads Settings. You can also opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Chicago Theological Seminary maintains an IT staff, charged with monitoring the security of Chicago Theological Seminary systems, IT infrastructure, and IT network. Industry-standard practices are employed to monitor these IT assets for signs of vulnerability, attack and/or compromise.

Learn more about Google Analytics Terms of Service. To learn how Google uses information from sites or apps that use their services, view their Privacy Policy.



Some Chicago Theological Seminary websites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Chicago Theological Seminary in any way. Chicago Theological Seminary is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.



If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, you may contact:

Chicago Theological Seminary
Office of Communications & Marketing