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Website Privacy Policy

ANSIRH values your privacy and are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, how we use that information, and other policies regarding your information and privacy. We have tried to make it as simple as possible, but if you do not understand something, please contact us.

Collection of Data

This Policy covers the treatment of two types of information collected on our website:

  • Personally identifiable information: Personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, phone number, etc., may be gathered when you access or use ANSIRH’s website. This information we collect is information volunteered by you through small questionnaires or when you sign up for our newsletter.
  • Non-personally identifiable information: Using Google Analytics and cookies, we may collect your IP address, information about the pages you visit, referring web page, browser type and language used; date and time; and other demographic data, such as your location.

Use of Data

Personally identifiable information will only be collected if you volunteer it, for example if you subscribe to our newsletter, and will only be used for reasons specified by you. You have the right to request corrections to your personal data and the right to ask us to remove your data.

Non-personally identifiable information may be collected to improve user experience on the ANSIRH website and for troubleshooting.

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Similar Technologies

ANSIRH may partner with Google Analytics to use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information about your use of our website, including details about your visits, pages viewed and the resources that you accessed. Examples of information include device information, IP address, browser information including primary browser language, cookie information, geographic location, and traffic data. You can opt out of having your browsing data collected by these companies by managing your ads preferences or privacy settings in your browser or by contacting Google.

For European Union users, visit Your Online Choices to learn how to opt out of having your data used for online behavioral advertising by European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) member companies

Sharing of Data

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. 


Personal information collected on the ANSIRH website is done with the use of the industry standard security protocol known as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Links to External Sites

This site may contain links to external websites, such as scientific journals and partner organizations. UCSF is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices on those websites that may be accessed through these external links. When following a link to another website, you are responsible for reading that website’s privacy policy and making sure that you agree with it and can abide by it.

Changes to This Website Privacy Policy

This Website Privacy Policy is effective as of July 26, 2019. It may be amended from time to time. New versions of this Policy are effective when they are posted at this URL. Unless stated in an updated version, use of the information that we collect will be subject to the version of the Policy that was in effect at the time such information was collected.

Questions / Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Website Privacy Policy, please contact our webmaster at


ANSIRH’s website Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws and regulations of the State of California.