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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes SPHERE’s policies and procedures for collecting and using personally identifiable information and other information on www.sphereinstitute.org.

Personally Identifiable Information

  • We collect personally identifiable information (name, email address, address, phone number) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you.
  • Personally identifying information you provide will be used only in connection with job applications or for such other purposes as described at the point of collection.
  • If you apply for a job at SPHERE, we request information about you. This information is used for employment consideration only and is stored in our database for a period of time for future consideration.

Automatically Collected and Stored Information

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. By tracking how many people visit our site and where visitors go on our site, we are able to determine which parts of the site users like the best, which parts need some improvement, and what changes should be made. By obtaining this information, we are able to continually improve our site and bring you the best online experience possible. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address from which you access our website;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • If you linked to the SPHERE website from another website, the address of that website.

Links to other Web Sites

This privacy policy applies only to www.sphereinstitute.org. You should be aware that through links you may be directed to other sites that we do not control. SPHERE has no control over the privacy policies or practices of these other sites, and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of Web sites to which we link, list, rank or identify by means of a search. SPHERE takes no responsibility for the products, services, policies or actions of third parties or the content of third party Web sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site read the privacy policies of each Web site you visit.