The Institute uses Google Analytics for tracking web statistics. Google Analytics runs code in your browser that sends the following information to the Institute:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you accessed the Institute's website (Every computer connected to the Internet is assigned a unique number, or IP address, usually in country-based blocks);
- Type of browser and operating system used to access the Institute's website;
- Date and time you accessed the Institute's website;
- Institute pages that you visited; and
- If you linked to the Institute's website from another website, the address of that other website.
The Institute uses the information that it collects to count the number of visitors visiting its website and the various web pages therein, and also to provide the Institute with certain guidance on where to make its website more useful and user-friendly. This type of information is retained indefinitely.
If you contact the Institute via email, the Institute will use your personal information (such as your name, email address, telephone number, and/or postal address) to respond to your request. The Institute does not provide your personal information to other organizations.