Updated June 28, 2021

Thank you for visiting the University of North Carolina System Office website. The University of North Carolina encompasses 17 constituent institutions, each of which maintains a unique website. Although links to UNC campuses and other helpful resources are available on this website, this privacy statement applies only to the University of North Carolina System Office. To learn about website privacy statements for individual campuses, please visit the institution's website.

Information Collected, Stored, and Reviewed

Currently, the University of North Carolina System Office uses computer hardware and software resources in the collection, storing, and reviewing of the following information:

General Web Traffic to include:
  1. Internet domains and IP addresses from which a visitor accesses our website.
  2. Types of browsers, operating systems, and devices used to access our website.
  3. Dates and times of access to our site.
  4. User behavior within our site; including pages, files, and directory structures visited per access and session activity.
  5. Referral domains (the website address from which you received referrals or linked from).
  6. Demographic and user interest information.

Voluntarily-Provided User Information to include:
  1. Personal Contact Information necessary to reply to comments and requests for information.
  2. User-Identifying Information used to grant permission to use limited access content areas such as those for vendors and internal staff.

Relationship with Third-Party Services

  1. The University of North Carolina System Office and authorized third-party vendors use first-party cookies or other first-party identifiers and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together to collect user information and provide users with requested services, including Resonate audience insight tags.
  2. The University of North Carolina System Office uses Google Analytics to track users across our site. In compliance with Google’s Terms of Service, we do not attempt to collect or upload any data through Google Analytics that personally identifies any individual. To learn more about how Google captures and processes user information, please visit the website “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” by clicking here. Visitors can opt out of any Google Analytics features by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
  3. The University of North Carolina System Office uses Google Tag Manager to manage website tags in a single interface. The Tag Manager tool itself (which implements the tags) is a cookie-less domain and does not register personal data. The tool causes other tags to be activated which may register data under certain circumstances. Google Tag Manager does not access this information. If recording has been deactivated on a domain or cookie level, this setting will remain in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.

If you’d like to opt-out from the Resonate audience insight tags, please visit this opt-out page:​.

Website Security

The University of North Carolina System Office website uses computer system software programs to monitor network traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload, change, and/or otherwise cause damage. These attempts to cause damage could be subject to legal action.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement may be updated periodically. In the event of any such update, the revised policy will be posted to the University of North Carolina System Office website in a timely manner.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It


If you leave a request for information on our site we use cookies to identify your browser so that we can save form entries including name, email address and phone number. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another request for information. These cookies will last for twenty four hours. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information. Login cookies last for eight hours after your latest browser request.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.