UCSF encourages the use of this site and other UCSF sites, regardless of domain address, as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the University's mission of advancing health worldwide™. These sites are owned by The Regents of the University of California and operated by UCSF. Site content is subject to change without notice. While most sites are publicly accessible, certain services and information offered on-line may be restricted to specific users or segments of the UCSF population.

Content

Consistent with University policies and regulations, UCSF upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students, and staff. The UCSF Web space contains official pages in support of the core mission of the University or related administrative business. It also contains Web pages generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of UCSF or The Regents.

Information on the image content found throughout this site can be found on the photo credits page.

The University does not actively monitor or control all Web content. However, when the University receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. Contact: webdev@ucsf.edu.

Privacy: The UCSF gateway and other sites

The UCSF gateway site, www.UCSF.edu, collects information to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the Web site or individual Web pages. At no time is site usage associated with individual IP addresses.

UCSF works in a distributed information technology environment; therefore, policies and procedures for other Web sites may vary. If there are questions, visitors should contact the specific department, unit, or organization that maintains the site.

Official UCSF Web Sites

Some sites hosted by UCSF servers are not official UCSF sites, including personal Web pages of students, faculty, and staff, whether or not they carry a disclaimer. Unofficial sites do not represent the University in any way. Any content contained in or accessible from unofficial Web sites does not reflect the views of The Regents of the University of California and The Regents does not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of unofficial Web Pages or of any material accessible from unofficial Web pages.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

UCSF complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UCSF and The Regents of the University of California, unless noted otherwise. No material from any official UCSF Web site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of UCSF's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the University must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that a UCSF Web Site is infringing its copyright. UCSF has designated the following agent:

David Rusting
Director, Security and Policy
Box 0272 , 1855 Folsom Street, MCB 316
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA. 94143 – 0272
David.Rusting@ucsf.edu
415-502-1593

Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UCSF and The Regents of the University of California, unless noted otherwise. No material from any official UCSF Web site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission from UCSF, except one copy of the materials may be downloaded on any single computer for one’s personal, non-commercial home use only, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept in tact. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of UCSF's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.

Endorsements

Links from a Web site located on a UCSF server to any non-University site do not imply University endorsement of the site's products or services. References to non-UCSF products, services, or organizations do not imply University endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.

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