Privacy Statement

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The University of California is 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 disclosed without your consent.
Information collected and used
Categories of personally identifiable information collected via this web site may include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number(s), and/or comments directed to the Center of African Studies administration.  The personally identifiable information requested by us is intended for communication purposes.
Web servers typically 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. UC Berkeley may collect statistics identifying particular IP addresses from which our websites are accessed.
Use of collected information
The Center of African Studies 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. The campus also may use IP address information for troubleshooting purposes.
Google Analytics
The Center of African Studies uses Google Analytics to capture and analyze web statistics. Google Analytics is a cookie-based analytics program that uses cookies to track website activity. Google Analytics typically collects, at least temporarily, the following information: Network Location; Hostname; web pages requested; referring web page; browser used; screen resolution; date and time. No personal information is stored within cookies. Cookies can be disabled within a browser's preference or option menu.

For more information about Google Analytics, see Google Privacy Center - Privacy Policy.
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Disclosure of Collected Information
The Center of African Studies will not disclose or share, without your consent, personally identifiable information, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure may be required by law. Your personally identifiable information will not be distributed or sold to third-party organizations.
Alternative choice
Individuals who wish to use methods other than online contact or feedback forms may submit requests by email to or U.S. mail addressed to Center of African Studies, 342 Stephens Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA  94720-2314.
Updating Personal Information
Questions regarding your options to review, modify or delete previously provided personal information should be directed to
Policy Changes
This privacy policy has been created and approved by the Center of African Studies. Any revisions to this privacy policy will be posted at this URL. You may submit inquiries about this policy to
Links to Other Sites
You may encounter links to other Web sites of organizations not directly affiliated with the University of California. Please be aware that the University of California is not responsible for the information practices of external organizations. We recommend you review the privacy statements of each external Web site that collects personal information.

Last updated: 01/22/14