Privacy Statement

The University of California, Berkeley is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.

Information Collected

The Blum Center for Developing Economies servers collect the following analytics:
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used
  • Web pages requested
  • Referring web page
  • Browser used
  • Date and time
The Blum Center for Developing Economies does not associate this data to individual user identities.
In addition to the IP address/browser information collected from anonymous visitors to the site, other information is collected and stored when users log in to view restricted content or submit forms. Specifically, the following information is collected from CalNet and mapped to a locally created account:
  • CalNet Display Name (usually first and last name as: First LAST)
  • CalNet UID
  • CalNet directory email address
  • Cookies

    The Blum Center for Developing Economies may use “cookies” in order to deliver web content specific to individual users’ interests or to keep track of online purchasing transactions. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies.


    The Blum Center for Developing Economies uses webforms forms on this site. These forms require users to give contact information. Contact information from the registration form is used only to send material relating to the event for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party.

    Use of Collected Information

  • The Blum Center for Developing Economies will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site.
  • The Blum Center for Developing Economies uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve Web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.
  • The CalNet information collected by the Blum Center for Developing Economies is used to identify users accessing secure content, and to pre-fill forms with information about the user submitting the form.
  • Privacy Statement Revisions

    This Privacy Statement was last revised on 7/9/21. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site. If we make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on the homepage of our web site for a period of time after the change is made.

    Responsibility for External Sites

    This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others.

    We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site’s privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.

    How to Contact Us

    While using this website, you may encounter hypertext links to the Web pages of other UC Berkeley websites or organizations not directly affiliated with UC Berkeley. All UC Berkeley websites must comply with the Privacy Statement for UC Berkeley Websites, but may have refined the standard campus privacy statement to include additional or stronger privacy provisions. UC Berkeley does not control the content or information practices of external organizations. We recommend you review the privacy statements of these organizations.

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    Host and Fellow Responsibilities

    Host Organizations

    • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
    • Submit fellowship description and tasks
    • Engage in the matching process
    • Mentor and advise students
    • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

    Berkeley Program Director​

    • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

    Student Fellows

    • Complete application and cohort activities
    • Communicate with staff and host organizations
    • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
    • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship