Privacy Policy

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging is a research and educational institution. The Buck is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization; it is not an accredited degree-granting institution. The Buck Institute website is intended to provide general information about the Buck and its scientists. It is not intended for practicing medicine or to provide medical advice. We strongly encourage visitors to consult with a qualified health care provider for answers to health-related questions.

Information collection and use
The Buck Institute may collect information only when you voluntarily provide it to us on this website, such as when you sign up to receive newsletters or attend an event, make donations, or complete job applications. You can request to be removed from any Buck mailing list at any time. The Buck Institute is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent this information with other organizations.

Our privacy policies apply only to your use of the Buck website. The website contains links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. You should read the privacy policies of each website you visit to determine what information that website may be collecting about you.

The Buck Institute website uses cookies (small files that uniquely identify your browser) to track traffic coming to our website, including visitor preferences and trends. We use this information to improve our website to better serve our audience’s needs. If you register on our website for any news or donation services, we will identify you with cookies to store your account preferences. You will always be able to opt out at any time.

Log files
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and gather information for aggregate use. This is anonymous information that does not personally identify the visitor but is helpful for purposes of improving the visitor’s experience on our website.

Changes to privacy policy
The Buck Institute reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, without notice to you. We encourage you to check back periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Effective date
This policy was last updated in June 2018.