You can read more about the information Google collects and the ways it uses this information on Google’s Policy Page.
Department of Materials Science and Bioengineering does not collect personally identifiable data by using this website.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site.
Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.
Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.
Google Analytics Terms of Service
Opting Out of Analytics
If you don’t want Google Analytics using your data, we encourage you to install Google’s opt-out browser plugin, or by disabling cookies on your browser.
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The cookies that we use are safe: they do not have access to personal information on your computer and can not damage or infect your device with viruses. The cookies do not gather personal information about you in any way. The information that we collect through cookies helps us to identify any errors or enables you to enjoy specific services.