Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

We are committed to respect and protect your privacy!

This statement discloses the information practices for our Web site, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, and how the information is used. If you have questions or concerns, you can reach us by email Send an email to the webmaster of this site to

This privacy statement applies to our Web site, available under the domains and subdomains of,,,,, and (the "Site"), including all documents, files, graphics, information, and text available through the Site (collectively, the "Materials"), and all services operated through the Site (collectively, the "Services").

By accessing or using this Site in any way, including, without limitation, use of any of the Services, downloading of any Materials, or merely browsing the Site, you expressly agree to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on the Site. All amended terms shall automatically be effective after they are posted on the Site. If at any time the Privacy Policy is no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease any use of the Site.

Collected Information

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are and without giving any personal information about yourself.

There are times, however, when we may need information from you. For example, you may want to give us information such as your name or email address to correspond with you.

If you choose to use our Services, we may require you to provide contact and personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the Site. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature.

For site management, our internet provider automatically collects certain information for statistical purposes. For example, the internet provider keeps track of the domains from which people visit our Site, and the internet provider also measures visitor activity on our Site, including browser information and IP addresses. We use this information for internal summary statistics only.

On pages containing forms we use "cookies" for data collection. These cookies are temporary "session cookies", meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies.

Personal Information

We use your personal information only to facilitate the Services you request. As a matter of policy, we do not share any of your personal information with third parties!

If you subscribe to the Cluster Science newsletter, you should be aware that messages you send will be made available to others, who have also subscribed to that newsletter.

External Sites

The Site may contain links to sites on the internet which are owned and operated by third parties (the "External Sites"). You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those External Sites.

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