Privacy Policy

for the School of Information website

The UC Berkeley School of Information is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.

Information Collected

Our web servers log the following information:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used
  • Web pages requested
  • Referring web page
  • Browser used
  • Date and time

Unless you are logged in, this website does not associate this data with individual user identities.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

This website uses cookies for session maintenance: they allow us to see which pages a given user visited, but do not have any identifying information about the user.

Third-Party Tracking

Third parties, including Google and LinkedIn, may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from some pages of this website and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services and to target ads.

Analytics partner

We partner with Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors use our site. We use this information to improve our content and your experience visiting our site. In order to generate this information, Google sets their own cookies. We do not pass any personally identifying information about users to Google Analytics. Google does not combine, match or cross-reference information from Google Analytics with any other user information. More info.

Opting Out


This website uses webforms. Contact information from these webforms is used only for the purpose for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party. This website will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose specified on each individual webform.


Where logins are used to allow submission or editing of content, information associating those submissions with that particular login is stored.

See also:
Privacy Statement for UC Berkeley Websites.

Last updated:

October 8, 2021