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Privacy Policy

Effective: August 1, 2006

The LA CaTS Center and Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) takes your Internet privacy very seriously. We implement physical, electronic and managerial procedures and practices to safeguard your privacy and to protect your personal information. Although you don't have to give us personal information to visit this website, any information we collect is always handled confidentially. The following Privacy Policy outlines this website's information collection practices.


The following types of information may be collected on this website:


Information We Collect And Store Automatically
When you browse this website, read pages or download information from this website, we automatically collect certain information about your visit. We use this information to help us make this website more useful by creating summary statistics for determining what information is of most and least interest to our visitors. We do not use or sell information automatically collected on this website for commercial marketing purposes, nor do we use this type of information to identify or track individuals. The information that may be automatically collected when you visit this website includes:
  • The Internet domain (for example, "" if you connect from a university's domain, or "" if you use a private Internet access account) and the IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you accessed this website
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access this website
  • The date and time you accessed this website
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website
  • The pages you visit on this website
  • The links made to other websites through this website
Information You Provide To Us
If you choose to provide personal information to us, either by submitting a form containing your personal information on this website, or by sending us an email containing your personal information, we use your information only to fulfill the purposes stated on the website, to respond to you or to help our staff get you the information you requested.
If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or this website, please contact