This web site is hosted by the Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory which is operated by the University
of California for the United States Department of Energy. As such
the following rules apply:
Welcome to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
We collect no personal information about you when you visit our web
site unless otherwise stated or unless you choose to provide this
information to us. However, we collect and store certain information
- Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain
from which you access the Internet (i.e., 123.456.789.012), either
your individual address or the proxy provided by your Internet
Service Provider (ISP).
- Date and time you access our site.
- Pages you view (recorded by the text and graphics
files that compose that page).
- Web address of the site from which you linked
directly to our site.
- Browser version and operating system of the computer
you are using.
This information is not shared with anyone beyond
the web site support staff, except when required by law enforcement
investigation, and is used only as a source of anonymous statistical
We use the summary statistics to help us make our
site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information
is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes
such as determining the site's technical design specifications and
identifying system performance or problem areas.
Sending Comments/Online Forms
You may choose to provide us with personal information,
by sending e-mail with questions or comments or by filling out an
online form and submitting it to us through our web site. We use
this information to
- Respond to your message.
- Gather the requested information, such as to
attend an LBNL hosted conference.
We do not create individual profiles with the information
you provide. If information is collected, it will be used solely
in connection with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory or for such
other purposes as are described at the point of collection. We do
not give, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party.
However, your e-mail message, question, or comment
may be forwarded to other LBNL employees who may be better able to
help you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we
do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations. However,
e-mail and on-line forms are not secure against interception and
senders cannot expect privacy. If you are concerned about transmitting
personal information such as bank account, charge card, or social
security numbers, contact the web page owner for an alternative method
to provide the necessary information.