Privacy Policy

The Rudd Center is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information you voluntarily provide to us through a Rudd Center website such as email address, name, or phone number will never be sold or traded to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses. The Rudd Center might use this information to inform you of changes to that website or to provide you other news and information about that site that we believe would be of interest to you. At your request, the Rudd Center will remove this contact information you provided from its files.

Information Gathered Automatically

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, the Rudd Center, similar to most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites. The generic information we collect is based on IP address, which is the location of a computer or network, and is not linked to your specific email address in any of the reports or formulations compiled by the Rudd Center. The Rudd Center will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by the Rudd Center that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law.

Some sections of the Rudd Center owned websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google's privacy practices:

Google Privacy Policy
Google Analytics Terms of Service

Information You Provide to Us
To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, name, email address or phone number. The Rudd Center will not sell or trade personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless we have your consent to share the information or as required by law.

External Links
Some Rudd Center websites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, the Rudd Center in any way. The Rudd Center is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to this Policy
When we make changes to this policy, the changes will be highlighted on the top of this page for one month before going into effect.

Terms of Use
For further details on your agreement to the terms for using this site, please see the Terms of Use.

Contact Information
Comments or questions can be directed to the Rudd Center by using our Contact page. We will respond to reasonable requests (as determined by Rudd Center staff) for information as rapidly as possible. Or you may write to us at:

Website Inquiries - Cereal FACTS

Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
University of Connecticut (UConn)
One Constitution Plaza, Suite 600
Hartford, CT 06103

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