Computer Facility • 53 Church Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Privacy Policy

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website (

Information Gathering

Our web server software generates logfiles of the computer IP addresses that access this website and what files are accessed.

These web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems. We also may ask our visitors to provide information about themselves.

We may use cookies to maintain a user’s identity between web sessions.

Use of Information

We do not provide identifiable personal information we gather or develop about our visitors to third parties for any purpose.

We use your IP address and files you access to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. We also use this information to tailor site content to user needs and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual visitors.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting this Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your experience with this site, you can contact:

This website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to this Policy

An announcement of any changes to this policy will be posted prominently on the first page of our website for three months before any changes go into effect.

Effective Date

The effective date of this policy was September 1, 2007.