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Sanford Lab Privacy

We collect no information about you when you visit this site except whatever you choose to send, for example through web-based forms or email, and some portion of whatever your web browser automatically sends to websites you visit.

The information we do automatically collect and store includes the following:
  • the Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access the Internet (e.g.,, whether your own or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP),
  • the date and time you access our site,
  • the pages you visit (recorded by the text and other files that compose that page),
  • the URL of the webpage (if any) from which you linked directly to our site,
  • the total number of packets and bytes you exchange with our site, categorized by protocol header information.

If your web browser includes additional unsolicited information with its requests, some of that may be logged by our servers, even if we have no use for it.

Use of cookies:

In addition, we use Google Analytics to collect and analyze this information. Google Analytics uses a persistent cookie to track your usage of our site. If you wish, you may opt out of Google Analytics by disabling cookies in your browser. If you choose to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, you will still have access to all of the information on this site.

We use summary statistics of the above information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as by assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This information is not shared with anyone for any commercial purpose whatsoever. It is used as a source of anonymous statistical information and to diagnose network problems and intrusion attempts.

Sanford Lab Copyright

Content from the Sanford Lab website may be downloaded, reproduced and published free of charge for use in presentations, reports, websites of not-for-profit educational outlets; and in newspapers, television news reports, online news sites, and other news outlets. For other uses, including use in for-profit documentaries, the user must present a written request for permission."

Content from this site is property of the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority, the Sanford Underground Research Facility or its collaborating institutions. A credit line that recognizes "Sanford Underground Research Facility" and the author must accompany each published item.

For copyright inquiries, contact the Communications Office.