Privacy Policy

American Councils for International Education takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy is intended to inform visitors to about what information we may collect and how we protect our users’ privacy. We encourage you to read the privacy policy before submitting any personal information through American Councils for International Education reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time by posting changes on our website.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We do not require personal information to browse our website or access most information. We do not collect personal information about our visitors unless you choose to provide this information. We do not share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party and will not without your permission.

Forms on our contact page, email subscriptions, donations, and career/employment pages may request information such as your first and last name, email, mailing address, credit card information, and other personally identifiable information. However, we do not store sensitive personal information such as credit card or Social Security numbers.

Technical Information We Collect Automatically

American Councils for International Education tracks visitors’ computer IP addresses, operating system (Windows, Unix), browser type (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.), the date and time you access the website, URLs of pages visited, and visits that were directly from another website or source (a link from another website). Each user’s personal information remains completely anonymous. This technical information helps us to detect server problems or webpage errors, administer our website effectively, and analyze performance. Ultimately, this information serves to enhance our visitors’ experience.

Social Sharing Features

American Councils for International Education may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “share” button). For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features. Security Information provided by users of is stored in a modern hosting facility providing industry-standard facility and data protection. However, users should be aware that no data transmission over the internet is 100% secure.

Unsubscribing or Opting Out

American Councils for International Education will remove your contact information from our email lists (or other lists) at any time upon request. Emails to users who have submitted information through our website’s email updates (via Constant Contact) include instructions for removing that information from our database. Other Websites Our website contains links to other sites. If you click one of these links, you will leave American Councils for International Education’s website, and your information is no longer subject to this privacy policy. Questions for the Webmaster For questions about this privacy policy or website, please contact

Cookies Policy

Last updated: July 06, 2018

American Councils for International Education ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on the website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How American Councils for International Education uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service

  • To provide analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use cookies to remember information that changes the way the Service behaves or looks, such as a user's language preference on the Service.

  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party Cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

Your Choices Regarding Cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where You Can Find More Information About Cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites: