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Privacy Policy for Broad Institute Website

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Broad Institute website (

Information gathering

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Broad Institute network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Use of information

The Broad Institute Communications staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. The Broad Institute however, is not liable for the loss, misuse or alteration of information on this site by any third party.

Contacting the Homepage

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us at

The Broad Institute homepage contains links to other web sites within the “” domain and to some sites outside this domain. The Homepage is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Effective date

The effective date of this policy was Jan 1st 2010.