Privacy Statement

Cookie Policy
CCC collects information actively provided by users of our website. We may also collect information about the computers, mobile devices, or other devices you use to access CCC websites and technology network, such as IP address, unique device identifiers, browser types, browser languages, web pages visited, referring web pages, date, time, and duration of activity and other information available in Google Analytics. 
CCC uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit and subdomains.  
What it a Cookie? 
Cookies are small files that are stored on your computing devices. We use cookies to collect data to understand and save your preferences for future visits and to compile aggregate data about network traffic and network interaction so that we can offer better online experiences and tools in the future.  
When you visit our website with Cookies enabled on your browser settings, you consent to the storing of Cookies and related tracking technologies on your computing device as described in this Cookie Policy.  If you do not want to consent to our use of Cookies, you must disable Cookies on your web browser to the extent possible, as describe below.  Please note that it may not be possible to disable all Cookies on your web browser and that, to the extent Cookies cannot be disabled on your web browser, you consent to our use of Cookies when you visit our websites.
The following describes the types of cookies CCC uses on our websites: 
Required or Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for our websites to operate correctly and to provide you with requested services.  They are usually only set in response to actions made directly by you that amount to a request for service, such as logging in or filling out forms on our websites.
Social Media Cookies: Social media cookies may be set by third parties such as YouTube and Facebook to collect information about your social media usage. 
Analytics Cookies. Analytics cookies collect information about your use of our websites and help us improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies identify the most frequently visited pages, record any difficulties you have, and show whether our advertising is effective. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze the websites’ traffic. 
Targeting/Advertising Cookies. We use targeting/advertising cookies to create profiles and personalize content. We may use third party products, such as Google Analytics, to market CCC’s services to you on third party websites. For example, if you visit CCC websites, you may then see advertisements for CCC on other websites. 
You can learn more about cookies and their functions generally by visiting an information website such as
How can I control cookies? 
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services. 
The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information. If you choose this option, you may have to manually adjust your website preferences every time you visit a site and some of the features may not work as intended, limiting website access and functionality.  
In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit or​. ​
SMS/MMS Texting Information
SMS (Short Message Service) or MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messaging, also known as text messaging, is a method of communication that City Colleges of Chicago uses to communicate with current and future students. City Colleges of Chicago uses SMS/MMS to send marketing text messages about various programs, opportunities, events and registration for the upcoming semester.  
SMS/MMS may also be used to relay information such as emergency notifications, college closures, account information, and academic information to current students.  
City Colleges of Chicago does not share information with external organizations.​

Messaging Costs
CCC does not charge for SMS messages, however, message and data rates may apply from your mobile carrier. When you opt in to receive text messages, you are responsible for any carrier fees such as data plan charges, text messaging charges, tolls, out-of-area roaming, and other charges. The messaging frequency will vary.

Note that SMS communications from CCC may not be available through all mobile carriers.

You may opt into marketing text messages on our website or by texting “GOCCC” to “46222” which will include a one-time text message as well as two-way texting.  After you opt-in on the website or via opt-in code, you will have an opportunity to confirm or decline your participation via a reply to an initial text message you receive from CCC.  By replying YES to this text message, you are confirming your subscription.

Reply STOP to the text message you received to stop receiving marketing text messages from CCC.  By subscribing, you consent that following such a request to unsubscribe, you will receive one final message from the CCC confirming that you have stopped text messages and will receive no further text messages unless you provide consent to this area. 

Or send an email to​ to opt-out.

How do I opt-out from CCC Communications? 
If you do not wish to receive marketing emails or texts from CCC, please submit a request at: 
Where do I get more information? 
If you have questions, contact:
We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time.  Any changes to the policy will become effective upon posting of the revised policy to this website.