Privacy Satement
University of California
i4Energy Center, California Institute for Energy & Environment (CIEE)

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 i4Energy Center (i4E) include: referring IP, IP geographic location, submitted content(*), feedback information(*). The personally identifiable information requested by us is for the purposes designing a better user experience. Fields marked with an “*” are required to verify submitted content and provide a timely response to user requests. Article 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 UCB Web sites for the purpose of future communication back to online enrollees. Such email notification will be conducted in conformance with University of California and campus policies implementing anti-spam laws.

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]. 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 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.

i4E online activity may use "cookies" in order to deliver Web content specific to individual’s Web navigation interests. Personally identifiable information is not stored within cookies.

Disclosure of Collected Information
i4E will not disclose or share, without your consent, personally identifiable information, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure may be required by law. Disclosure may include information such IP address, referring IP address, geographic location, and any information provided when submitting feedback. 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 email, or U.S. mail addressed to CIEE, 2087 Addison St., 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704.

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 CIEE. 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.

February 2012