The European Union Center uses Google Analytics to collect usage information about our website, which involves placing cookies on your local computer. We do so in compliance with the University-wide web privacy notice. In relevant part, this allows cookies when:
- the use of permanent cookies adds value to the user otherwise not available;
- there is a comprehensive online statement at the particular University Web site where such permanent cookies or other invasive monitoring and tracking programs are utilized that discloses:
- all types of information collected at that site;
- the University’s use of that information; and
- how the collection and use of this information adds value to the user; and
- there is a link to this comprehensive Web Privacy Notice from that particular University Web site where such permanent cookies or other invasive monitoring and tracking programs are utilized.
Data We Collect
The following types of anonymous data are collected:
- Internet address of computer or device accessing the website
- Type of browser or other client application used
- Display settings (such as screen resolution)
- The operating system of the computer or device
- Web pages requested
- Referring Web pages
- Times and dates of your request/time spent on the site
How it is used
The EUC uses this data in anonymous aggregate to improve the quality and usability of our website, and to gauge public interest in our various programs. This data is also periodically used in support of our grant applications to demonstrate the usage and value of the website and other EUC programs. The ability to demonstrate strong usage statistics for our website directly impacts our ability to provide continued service to the community, such as grant funding, events, and outreach activities.
You may disable cookies in your browser without affecting the functionality of our website. The webserver will still log your requests but no data will be stored on your computer or transmitted to Google Analytics.