Like many other Web sites, this site makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
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Google Analytics© is specifically used. You can learn more about Google Analytics© at http://www.google.com/analytics.
Should you feel it necessary, you should consult Google for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
If you want to block Google Analytics, the best solution is probably to get the “Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on.”
Lastly, we cannot control the content of any external webpage, but we strive to make sure links work and are reasonably safe. Please email me pts-officers at mit dot edu if you have a concern with one of the outside links. Thank you.