SMU Cox On-line Privacy Policy

See also: SMU Legal Disclosures

We Respect Your Privacy Rights

The Edwin L. Cox School of Business will not sell, rent or loan any information about you to any third party without your consent.

Anonymous Browsing

We do not collect any personal information from visitors browsing our Web site. Visitors to the public area browse anonymously. Only aggregate data is collected to improve the value of the site. An example of aggregate data is: how many people visit our site during a time frame or which are the most popular pages. We will not make any attempt to link the traffic information on the site with the individuals who actually visit the site.

Information We Do Accept

The Edwin L. Cox School of Business maintains contact lists of those individuals or organizations that have proactively contacted us, registered for a class or requested to receive updates and other information. The list content varies by what the individual decides to provide.

When you provide us information, we may be contacting you in the future to keep you informed about additional courses by the Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, or events which are co-sponsored by any of these offices.

Change or Deactivate

If you wish to change or deactivate any personal information you submitted to the Edwin L. Cox School of Business please send your requests to the contact information provided on the mailing or in the email you received. Please specify standard mail and/or e-mail.


No part of this site is directed to children. We will never knowingly collect information from users under the age of 13.


The Edwin L. Cox School of Business will use industry-standard measures to protect the security of personal information. All payment-related information submitted are encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology. When your browser is in secure mode, you will see an unbroken key or padlock icon near the bottom of your browser window.

If there are any concerns or questions about our On-line Privacy Policy please contact email

Additional Information

Internet sites and services accessible through our site have separate privacy and data-collection practices, independent of us. Our privacy policy applies only to our web sites and not to sites that may be linked to ours. You should refer to those sites' privacy policies to learn how they collect and use information about you.

Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.