University of California
Privacy Statement - Breakthrough Prize, UC Berkeley website
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: names and email addresses. The personally identifiable information requested by us is used to respond to submissions for internships, funding and other competitions. Fields marked with an “*” are required to help us identify the submission and personalize our communication. Article IX, Section 9 of the California Constitution grants authority to the University of California to maintain this information.
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.
Use of collected information
The Breakthrough Prize website, managed by the Vice Chancellor for Research Office, 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.
For information regarding UC Berkeley’s Privacy Statement, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclosure of Collected Information
The Vice Chancellor for Research Office 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.
Individuals who wish to use methods other than online enrollment may submit requests by U.S. mail addressed to Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 119 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-1500 or by email to email@example.com.
Updating Personal Information
Questions regarding your options to review, modify or delete previously provided personal information should be directed to Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 119 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-1500 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Update: July 27, 2021