UCSF and UC Hastings are committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of your personally identifiable 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 disclosure, personally identifiable information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not redistribute or sell personal information collected on our Web servers.
This UCSF website may collect personal information such as name, address, email address, telephone number(s) and educational interests. Such personal information may be requested by us for research, public service or teaching programs, marketing purposes or administrative purposes. Additional personal information, such as credit card account information, may be requested for purchases or enrollment purposes.
Additionally, the Web server collects, at least temporarily, the following information: Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used, Web pages requested, referring Web page, browser used, date and time. UCSF may collect statistics identifying particular IP addresses from which our websites are accessed.
Use of Collected Information
UCSF and UC Hastings may use personal information collected from websites for the purpose of future communication back to online enrollees in order to keep you informed of such activities as campus programs, symposia and/or special events, but only if you are provided the opportunity to opt out of that type of use.
UCSF and UC Hastings may use browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is generally used to improve Web presentation and utilization. We also may use IP address information for troubleshooting purposes.
This website uses Google Analytics to aggregate general demographic information on site visitors to improve our service, develop new methods of displaying information and ensure the technical functioning of the website. We do not share this information with Google or any outside firm.
Distribution of Collected Information
UCSF and UC Hastings will not disclose or share, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure may be required by law. UCSF and UC Hastings will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.
Responsibility for External Sites
You may encounter links to other websites of organizations not directly affiliated with UCSF and UC Hastings. UCSF and UC Hastings does not control the content or information practices of external organizations. We recommend you review the privacy statements of these organizations.