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Privacy Policy

The University of California, Berkeley 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, personally-identifiable information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.


Information collected:

NorthCAT servers collect the following analytics:

  •         Internet Protocol (IP)

  •         Web pages requested

  •         Referring web page

  •         Browser used

  •         Date and time

  •         Frequency of visits and user engagement on website

  •         other anonymized information as collected by Google Analytics


NorthCAT does not associate this data to individual user identities. This information is used to improve web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.



Other than the optional Event and Mailing List sign-up form on the Contact Us page, NorthCAT does not use webforms forms on this site.


Use of collected information:

  •         NorthCAT does not collect personal information without explicit permission. If a person communicates with us via the website they will need to provide contact information in order to receive a reply.

  •         NorthCAT uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for analytic purposes. This information is used to improve web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.


Distribution of collected information:

  •         NorthCAT will not disclose personal information except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law.

  •         NorthCAT will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.


This Privacy Statement does not apply to the other UC Berkeley web sites. You should review the privacy statement posted on other UC Berkeley web sites when you visit them.


Privacy Statement Revisions:

This Privacy Statement was last revised on March 31, 2015. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site.


Responsibility for External Sites:

This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others.


We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site's privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.


How to Contact Us:

For questions about this website, contact:

For questions about general UC Berkeley IT policy, contact: