When You Visit Our Website
We do not collect personally identifiable information
(for example, name, address, phone number, email address) from users,
regardless of age.
As part of standard internet practice, we collect the standard web log information such as
IP address, date/time of access, type of browser and operating system when you visit our site.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, track usage of system features and tools, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for
reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We share aggregated demographic information with our sponsors. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We only share this information so that we can secure funding to continue providing this site free of charge.
This Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Marine Geoscience
Data System does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites.
This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.
Email Sent to our Help Desk
When you send an electronic mail message to our Help Desk
, you may be
sending personal information. In these cases, we retain the information only to respond to your request
. We do not share this information with any other organization or entity.