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. You can visit the UCSC Genome Browser website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to install the UCSC Genome Browser or GBiB, we may receive the following information: the date and version of the installation or update, and the IP address of the computer that has installed or updated it. It is our intent, in the event you do provide us personally identifiable information, that it will only be used to support your relationship with the UCSC Genome Browser. 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.

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.