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We work hard at PREPARE and UCSF to make sure all of your information stays private and safe. All online communications via PREPARE are fully confidential.

PREPARE collects personal information for use on the website. If you decide to register with PREPARE and sign in, then the PREPARE website will know and keep the information you entered in the registration process. This information could only be a username and password, but if you decide to enter in your name or an email address, then PREPARE would have access to that information too.

PREPARE will keep this information confidential and safe too. PREPARE uses information: to customize the content of the website, fulfill your requests, improve our services, contact you if needed, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting (information without your name on it) for internal and external purposes.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The University of California and the PREPARE website does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies. UCSF only shares information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with the University of California under confidentiality agreements to help us provide you with the PREPARE website, or as required by law.

We strictly limit access to any personal information to University of California employees who require that information to provide you with products or services, to answer your questions, and to improve PREPARE.

PREPARE, like many websites, uses Google Analytics to see how many people go to the website and how they use the website.

We also use Google’s Advertising Reporting Features to help us evaluate and optimize the way we promote PREPARE. Google uses cookies and can view your IP address, but PREPARE and UCSF does not send Google your name or other personally identifiable information.

There are several ways to opt-out of Google Analytics Advertising Features: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, Google’s Advertising Cookie Opt-out Browser Add-on, Google’s Ad Settings page, and NAI's Consumer Opt-out Tool. To find out more about how Google uses your data and how you can opt out, you can go to:

Your Responsibilities

To maintain the privacy of your information, you are responsible for: (a) Maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration, (b) All activities that occur under such password or account, and (c) Notifying the University of California immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account (