Study Abroad Funding (“Study Abroad Funding”) values and respects the privacy of the Clemson Study Abroad Funding community and its visitors. We strive to balance individual privacy rights while managing information and executing our mission.

This Privacy Statement provides an overview of our information practices related to the central Study Abroad Funding website, (“the Site”). It describes our information collection practices and explains how we use and protect your personal information. By using this Site, you consent to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Note that Study Abroad Funding organizational units or affiliates may have additional privacy statements, policies, and Terms & Conditions of Use.

Collection of Information

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your use of the website, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, Internet domain, operating system, browser type, and your monitor’s screen size and color depth. We also collect the date and time of your visit, the pages visited, and the address of the website from which you linked to This automatic collection process does not identify your email address or other personal information.

The Site may also provide opportunities for visitors to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, such as email addresses, names, telephone numbers, or street addresses. Study Abroad Funding may aggregate information collected from your visit to this website with other information we have.


The Study Abroad Funding website might place cookies on your computer during your visit. Cookies are small text files that allow us to track activity on our websites, including where visitors are going and how much time they spend there. You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. Cookies do not provide any personally identifying information. Some websites might require the use of cookies to access full functionality or to customize a site.

Use of Information

Study Abroad Funding uses your personal information as necessary to accomplish or support its legitimate public purposes. We may use the gathered information to:

  • Optimize and personalize your online interactions and user experience
  • Track user trends
  • Fulfill your online requests for goods and services, and respond to other requests or inquiries
  • Provide Study Abroad Funding services to our users
  • Prevent fraud and abuse

Disclosure or Sharing of Information

Study Abroad Funding may use third parties to facilitate this website or the services we provide. These third parties may have access to the information we collect to fulfill their obligations to Study Abroad Funding.

As a public institution, Study Abroad Funding may disclose and share information to comply with state, federal, or international law.


Links to third-party sites and/or particular items thereon are not intended to reflect their importance. Links are not intended to endorse any views expressed, products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites. Likewise, omissions of such links do not imply intended criticism or discrimination. The views and opinions expressed on individual or personal websites (including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, and student organizations) are strictly those of the authors and may not represent the official views or opinions of Study Abroad Funding. If you have a question or concern regarding any Study Abroad Funding web pages, please contact that department directly.


We seek to use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures to protect personal information within our organization. Additionally, it is Study Abroad Funding policy to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding the privacy and security of user information. However, due to the evolving nature of information technology, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be completely secure.

Retention Period

We strive to keep personal data in our records only as long as necessary to complete the purpose of the intended business activity. Retention periods vary and are established considering our legitimate purposes and all applicable legal requirements.

External Links

Study Abroad Funding makes World Wide Web resources available to all segments of the Study Abroad Funding community and may provide listings of and/or links to web pages maintained by Study Abroad Funding faculty, students, staff, student organizations, affiliates, non-Study Abroad Funding organizations, and others.

Updates to This Privacy Statement

Study Abroad Funding may make appropriate changes to this notice in the future. Any updates to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this page and will reflect the date of such revision.

By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Statement and agree to the terms and conditions outlined herein. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us directly.