Privacy 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

This website collects no personally identifiable information. However, 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.

Policy Changes

This privacy policy has been created and approved by Global Metropolitan 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 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.