Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). SAMSI has provided this Privacy Statement as means of explaining our online information practices and the options you have in the way your information is collected and utilized when you view web sites published by SAMSI.

Notification of Change:
SAMSI reserves the right to revise or change this policy at any time without notice. The SAMSI Privacy Statement will be kept up-to-date and posted on the SAMSI web site.

Use of "Cookies":
The SAMSI web site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same material repeatedly.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive any cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse acceptance of cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. If you choose to refuse cookies, it is likely that some areas of our Site may not function properly when you view them.

We protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified SAMSI staff. Transmission of any data over the Internet is not 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we are not able to ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web Sites:
Our Site contains links to Web sites not operated by SAMSI. SAMSI is not responsible for your experience at those sites. SAMSI does encourage you to read and understand the privacy statements and policies of these outside sites as they may be different from ours.

Use of Data and Information Collected by SAMSI:
SAMSI collects IP addresses from all site visitors. IP addresses are collected automatically from your computer and are not linked to personally identifiable information but provide aggregate data. Also collected are any personal information provided by you when you register at this site. SAMSI uses both the personal and aggregate data collected for multiple purposes. The data is used to improve the content of the web site, to customize the content and/or layout of the site for each individual user, and if requested, to provide information services by email to the user. The SAMSI will never sell or disclose your personal information to an outside third party except if required to by law.

Contacting Us:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, or about this web site please contact us.