Policy

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 Collection and Use

Categories of personally identifiable information collected by this website include: name and email addressThe personally identifiable information requested by us is voluntary and only used to respond to emails sent from our websiteFields marked with an “*” are required to help us personalize our communications, and limit the amount of spam submitted through our websiteArticle IX, Section 9 of the California Constitution grants authority to the University of California to maintain this information.

In order to keep you informed of such activities as campus programs, symposia and/or special events, we may use personal information collected from the website (grad.berkeley.edu) for the purpose of future communication with online enrollees. Such email notification will be conducted in conformance with University of California and campus policies implementing anti-spam laws (http://www.ucop.edu/irc/policy/antispam.pdf).

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; place of origin; screen resolution; computer operating system; web pages visited; duration of visits; search terms and phrases. This information is collected to monitor your navigation of our web pages. We may use browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site access. This information is generally used to improve web presentation and utilization. We also may use IP address information for troubleshooting purposes.

Disclosure of Collected Information

The Graduate Division 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 enrollment may submit requests by U.S. mail addressed to:

Communications & Events
Graduate Division, UC Berkeley
325 Sproul Hall #5900
Berkeley, CA 94720-5900

Or email to gradweb@berkeley.edu.

Updating Personal Information

Questions regarding your options to review, modify or delete previously provided personal information should be directed by email to Communications & Events, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley, gradweb@berkeley.edu.

Policy Changes

This privacy policy has been created and approved by the Graduate Division Office of Communications & Events. Any revisions to this privacy policy will be posted at this URL. You may submit inquiries about this policy to Communications & Events, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley, 325 Sproul Hall #5900; Berkeley, CA 94720-5900, or gradweb@berkeley.edu.

Links to Other Sites

You may encounter links to other websites 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 website that collects personal information.