TIU Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Trinity International University uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this web site. TIU is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this web site, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What we collect

The Admissions Offices will collect information in a secure manner to assist prospective students through the admissions process. The University Advancement Office uses this website to collect and update personal contact information. Your information is used to create a record about you in our alumni and donor database, or to update your existing record. Your personal information may be used for fundraising purposes or to provide you with information about TIU Alumni Association activities. Your information may also be shared with other TIU offices and departments for University-related activities. For donations and fees associated with the admissions process, credit card information is processed through a secure, fully PCI compliant site called AuthorizeNet. Your credit card information is not stored in the TIU system.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. In particular, for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To improve our services.
  • We may periodically send promotional e-mails about events or other information we think you may find interesting, using the e-mail address you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Information gathered automatically

University 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 Google and stored 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 to us 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. Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices.

Online Tracking and Advertising

Advertisers and third parties may collect information about your activity on our sites and third-party sites (such as Facebook) using tracking technologies. Tracking data collected by these advertisers and third parties is used to decide which ads you see both on our sites and applications and on third-party sites and applications, but does not identify you personally.

Controlling Your Personal Information

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day Road, Bannockburn, Illinois 60015 or email [email protected]. We will promptly try to correct any information that you bring to our attention.