Privacy Policy

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The NCMIR Web site provided herein is on an "as is" basis, and the University of California has no obligation to provide maintenance, support, updates, enhancements, or modifications. The University of California makes no representations and extends no warranties of any kind, either implied or express, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or that the use of the NCMIR website will not infringe any patent, trademark, or other rights.

Privacy Notice

Certain personal information about you can be collected when you visit any website. Of the information learned from your visit to "" only the following is automatically collected and temporarily stored: the name of the domain you use to access the Internet, the Internet address of the website from which you direct-linked to this site, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visited.

NCMIR uses this information for statistical purposes and to help make this site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.

If you choose to provide additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, etc., NCMIR will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication. Unless otherwise required by statute, NCMIR does not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to this website. You do not have to give personal information to visit this website. NCMIR will not obtain information that will allow you to be personally identified when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such information to us.


The data provided by NCMIR is freely distributed. This data is distributed in the hope that it will be useful but without any warranty. This data is provided by NCMIR "as is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, are disclaimed. In no event shall NCMIR be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this data, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.