Privacy Statement

California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) and the University of California are committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize disclosure, personally identifiable information is not disclosed without your consent.

Information Collection and Use

In order to keep you informed of such activities as CIEE programs, initiatives, news and events, we may use personal information collected from online forms for the purpose of future communication described within the forms.

Additionally, the web server collects, at least temporarily, the following information: Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used; web pages requested; referring web page; browser used; date and time; place of origin; screen resolution; computer operating system; web pages visited; duration of visits; search terms and phrases. This information is collected to monitor your navigation of our web pages. We may use browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site access. This information is generally used to improve web presentation and utilization. We also may use IP address information for troubleshooting purposes. This web server does not associate this data to individual user identities.

CIEE online activity may use “cookies” in order to deliver Web content specific to individual’s Web navigation interests. Personally identifiable information is not stored within cookies.


CIEE uses webforms on this site. These forms require users to give contact information such as names and email addresses. Contact information from the registration form is used only to send material relating to the purpose for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party.

Use of collected information

CIEE will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site.

CIEE uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve Web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.

Revisions to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement was last revised on August 19, 2021. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the website.

Links to External Sites

This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others.

We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site’s privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices. 

How to contact us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please contact tech@uc-ciee.org.