Privacy Policy

The following discloses information gathering and dissemination practices for the MCZ for this public Website (, affiliated public Websites (;; and related authenticated Websites (including but not limited to;;

Information gathering

Some of the listed sites use Google Analytics and your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. For the public Websites, we do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous. For the authenticated Websites, after user login to any application, all use of the system can be monitored and logged by user login and IP address. All users of these systems expressly consent to such monitoring.

Use of Information

The MCZ staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. For the public Websites, at no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. For the authenticated Websites, we use your IP address to monitor user needs and to diagnose issues.

Contacting the MCZ

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

The MCZ Website contains links to other independently run Websites within the Harvard network and to some sites outside of the Harvard domain. The MCZ is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.