Privacy Policy

The Office of Graduate and Executive Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, provides you with access to services and information online. This statement describes our online information-collection practices for GEE program related pages and explains how we may use or disclose your personal information.


This statement applies only to information collected to web pages relating to programs offered by the office of graduate and executive education.


We collect the following types of information about you to respond to your requests, process registration information, provide you with better service, or promote our programs.  We may combine this information with information from previous visits to provide you with added convenience in using our services.


You may provide different types of information to us when you request information, access various content or features, directly contact us, or otherwise interact with our websites, mobile sites or mobile applications, including, but not limited to:

  • Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, job title, employer, phone number, and mobile number, etc.,


Cookies are files that many websites transfer to users’ hard drives to enable the site to deliver personalized services or to provide persistent authentication. The information contained in a cookie typically includes information collected automatically by the web server and/or information provided voluntarily by the user.  Our website uses persistent cookies in conjunction with a third party technology partner to analyze search engine usage and web traffic patterns. This information is used in the aggregate to monitor and enhance the Haslam web pages.

We also use, directly or through our third-party partners, web analytics and remarketing tags on some of our website pages in conjunction with cookies to compile statistics about site usage and to help us target relevant advertisements to you more effectively.  Remarketing tags are small pieces of code that are embedded on the pages of websites or applications so we can detect when they have been viewed.  These technologies allow us to deliver personalized advertisements to you on third-party websites and measure the impact of that advertising.   In these situations, it is our goal to deliver relevant advertisements based on specific online activity related to search and site behavior.  

You may change your cookie preferences by activating the setting on your web browser that allows you to delete or refuse the placement of cookies.  If you delete or reject cookies, you may be unable to use fully our website or some pages of the site might not function properly.


We will not share your information with third parties except:

  • as required by law
  • as necessary to protect the University’s interests,
  • with third-party service providers or partners; or
  • in instances that you permit or in accordance with your consent


This site may contain links to other websites not affiliated with our office. We are not responsible for the information practices of these other sites, including other University of Tennessee sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of those other sites to understand how they collect, use and protect your personal information.


We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time and will post the changes on this webpage.