Privacy Policy

for the School of Information website

See also:
Privacy Statement for UC Berkeley Websites.

The School of Information uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help analyze how users use this website. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate your use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

We do not use Google Analytics to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. If you log in to this website, we will use Google Analytics to link your site use to your I School group (student, faculty, staff, alumni, etc.), but not your individual username. Google will not associate your IP address and your use of the School of Information website with any other data held by Google. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you would like to stop your data from being sent to Google for analytics purposes, you can install the Google Analytics Browser Add-On.


  • We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies.
  • When logged in, Google will track your group, but not your individual identity.
  • Data are not linked with other Google data about you.

Last updated:

February 1, 2016