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HS/HSL Privacy Policy

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), University of Maryland is committed to preserving the privacy of our users. We do not collect personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The HS/HSL web site does automatically store information such as the IP address from which you access the Internet, the Internet address of the web site from which you linked to our site and the browser used to access our site. This information is used in aggregate to help us determine which pages are visited, how long visitors stay on a page, etc. This information helps us to plan for enhancements, identify the most popular parts of our site and generally maintain the site.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a small file that a web site transfers to your computer's hard disk allowing our server to "remember" specific information about your session. While visiting the HS/HSL site, you may occasionally encounter a web page that employs cookies to make it easier to use the dynamic features of these web pages. You can set your browser to disable cookies or prompt you before a cookie is accepted. If you do not want to receive cookies, you will still be able to use the site, but will be unable to use cookie-dependent features.

Personally Provided Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an email, or by filling out a form and submitting it through our web site, we will use that information to respond to your message and to provide you with information or material that you request. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to third parties.

Links to Other Sites

Some of our web pages provide links to other Internet sites that provide health information. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Last edited on: Saturday, October 12, 2013