Privacy Policy

    The INI is committed to preserving your privacy. This privacy policy tells you exactly what information we collect from you when you visit our site and how we use it.

    This policy may be modified as new features are added to the site. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page. If you have any questions about our policy, please contact us at ini@cmu.edu.

    We log data on the accessibility and use of our website.

    When you visit the INI site, our server logs your IP address, the web pages you access and the time and date you visit the site. This information is used for system administration purposes in order to help us keep the website maintained and functioning properly.

    We also use Google Analytics for analysis of how visitors use the website, such as the pages they view and the length of time spent on the website. Google Analytics uses cookies (https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies) in order to track visits to our website. The statistics that Google Analytics provides us about our web traffic is anonymous. We periodically review this data in order to determine which content and features of our website are generally valued by visitors and help us determine what we will provide on the website in the future.

    The information we collect from our server and Google Analytics is not used to personally identify users.

    Our online application employs cookies for authentication.

    The INI's online application uses a cookie for authentication purposes. This cookie does not store any personal information.

    Our online application collects personal information solely for determining admission.

    On the online application form we ask users for personal information. This information is used solely for admissions purposes and is only accessible by our Admissions Committee.

    Some online forms on our site ask you to submit personal information so that we may send you information about our programs or to collect responses about an event. This information is used solely for purpose described on the form and is not distributed or sold to any third parties.

    We occasionally distribute email to our subscriber mailing list.

    The INI sends occasional email and electronic newsletters to subscribers who opt-in to our mailing list. The INI does not share its mailing list with third parties. If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, contact us at ini@cmu.edu.