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Privacy Policy

Ebisu, a software platform developed and operated by the University of California San Francisco ("us", "we", or "our") operates (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for purpose of recruitment for the NIH funded research project entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative”. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, month/year of birth, zip code and email ("Personal Information").

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this to determine the overall success of our recruitment campaigns.


We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, study related correspondence, study clinic referrals and other study related information.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.


Ebisu, a software platform developed and operated by the University of California San Francisco, takes security and data security very seriously. Ebisu uses a cloud provider, Microsoft Azure, to assure that all the servers and infrastructure used are in professionally-managed data centers with sophisticated intrusion detection, security perimeter management and robust firewalls. Services provided by Microsoft Azure are procured under a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) between Microsoft and the University of California Office of the President (UCOP). More information about our provider’s security and privacy, as well as audits and compliance standards, can be found here:

Microsoft Azure is responsible for the security of the infrastructure, while Ebisu is responsible for the security of the applications have been developed. Ebisu has been through security audits at the bequest of UCSF which makes use of vulnerability scanners amongst other techniques to verify there are no holes in the application security. All data and communications are encrypted on the wire when transmitted over any network. All data stored is encrypted at rest. All Ebisu staff desktops and laptops make use of full disk encryption, virus scanners, and intrusion detection software.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

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