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Privacy Statement

We understand that privacy is important to our users. That is why we have adopted the following Privacy Statement regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of the personal information of visitors to this website and other websites maintained by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Please note that other schools, centers, and units of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“University”) have separate privacy statements or policies.

By using this site you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. We may amend our Privacy Statement from time to time without notice, so we encourage you to review this Statement periodically to ensure that you are aware of the most updated statement. Any such changes will not affect our general commitment to the protection of our visitors’ privacy.


You may visit our website without disclosing any personal information. However, certain transactions in which you choose to engage on this site may require your submission of personal information, including, but not limited to, news feed requests, brochure or video requests, listservs and mailing lists, online chats, meeting requests, applications and certain databases. If you choose to provide personal information, the University may use it for the express purposes for which it was provided and as otherwise described in this Privacy Statement.

Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy works with vendors and contractors who assist it with its day-to-day affairs. Personal information that you provide may be used or shared with these entities for the express purposes for which the information was collected and as otherwise described in this Privacy Statement. University vendors and contractors are only permitted to use personal information for the purposes permitted under their agreements with the University. Otherwise, personal information is not released to third parties unless permitted by applicable law, including in instances where the information needs to be disclosed to protect the safety and security of the University community or University property, or where the University is legally compelled by law or judicial order.

Improving User Experience through Anonymous Data Collection and Use

For administration and statistical analysis, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy automatically logs the location of your computer on the Internet, time of visit and type of web browser. We do not use these logs to identify your personal information. To improve the overall experience of our users and facilitate our online interaction with them, we may gather and analyze data through Google Analytics, social media networks, and other third-parties. This is accomplished using cookies, pixels, and web beacons to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. None of the information collected by us is capable of personally identifying you, nor do we associate your IP address with any other data held by us, Google, or others. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.


While no system can provide guaranteed security, we take reasonable efforts to keep information you provide secure. This includes physical security at the location of the server where information is stored.

University Policies Governing Use of this Site

The policies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill enable it to function efficiently and appropriately. By using this website, University network or related resources, you agree to abide by any applicable University Policies.

Notice Regarding Children

This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data online from, or market online to, children under the age of 13. If you believe that we have collected personal information of a child under the age of 13, please notify us immediately so that we may take the appropriate action, including removing it from our databases.

Non-University Websites

This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected on this website and other websites of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. If you click on a link that directs you to a website or resource outside of the UNC online network, you are subject to the privacy policies of that site. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices of non-university websites, including independent websites of faculty, staff, or students that are not supported by the University.

Legal and Regulatory Obligations

Please be aware that the University has various legal and regulatory obligations to disclose many types of information, as well as operational reasons for doing so. Unless specifically protected (e.g., FERPA-protected student information, HIPAA-protected health information), the University may disclose information obtained through your use of University systems, including this website, for University business purposes in accordance with governing law. Your information will be retained by UNC in accordance with applicable law and the retention periods in the University’s record retention schedules.

Public Record Disclosure Requirements

As a public institution and instrumentality of the State of North Carolina, UNC is subject to the North Carolina public records laws. This means that records in all forms provided to the University are subject to public disclosure unless the record is designated by law as confidential or not a public record.

Prohibited Uses

This site may be used for lawful purposes only. You may not copy, reproduce, re-transmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material on this site without the express permission of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The content of this website is the property of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Contact Us or Report Misuse

For more information or to report any misconduct or abuse of this website, please contact UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Director of Compliance Nathan Simms III.