Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Harvard Art Museums website (

1. Information Gathering: We use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

2. Use of Information: The Harvard Art Museums website staff uses the above information to generate aggregate site reports that help us improve our site architecture and content to better meet user needs. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.

3. Security: The Harvard Art Museums has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

4. Contact: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this site, please contact jennifer_aubin [at] harvard [dot] edu (Jennifer Aubin), Public Relations Manager, at 617-496-5331.