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Privacy Statement

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for www.environment.harvard.edu.

Information Gathering


Our web server software generates logfiles of the IP addresses of computers that access this web site and of what files they access. These web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.

 

Use of Information


We use your IP address and files you access to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. We also use this information to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses.

We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions may be analyzed, but the users will remain anonymous. We also do not use cookies.

 

Security


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

 

Contacting the Homepage


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:

 

Harvard University Center for the Environment
24 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
huce@environment.harvard.edu

This web site may contain links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

 

Changes to this Policy


An announcement of any changes to this policy will be posted prominently on the first page of our web site for three months before any changes go into effect.

 

Effective Date


The effective date of this policy was November 1, 2007.
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