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The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination policies and practices for the Harvard Law School website (hls.harvard.edu):

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance

As stated in the Harvard University Annual Copyright Disclosure, all Harvard users must respect the copyrights in works that are accessible through computers connected to the Harvard network. Under federal copyright law, no copyrighted work may be copied, published, disseminated, displayed, performed, or played without permission of the copyright holder except in accordance with fair use or licensed agreement. This includes music, movies, and other copyrighted material. Harvard may terminate the network access of users who are found to have repeatedly infringed the copyrights of others. Student policies are described here. Staff supervisors and members of the Faculty are welcome to contact the University’s Office of General Counsel.

Report copyright infringements here.

Information gathering

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site 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 sessions will be tracked, but users will remain anonymous.

Use of information

The Harvard Law School staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. We cannot and do not disclose site usage by individual IP address.

Users Located in the European Economic Area

If you are located in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway (the “European Economic Area”), please see Additional EEA Privacy Disclosures for information about ways that certain Harvard University Schools, Centers, units and controlled entities, including this one, may collect, use, and share information about you.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact online@law.harvard.edu.