This scope of this notice applies to our practices for gathering and disseminating information related to the MUSIC website ( It is meant to provide you an overview of our activities that require the processing of personal information and our approach to protecting privacy.

Our Accountability

At the University of Michigan, we strive to appropriately manage, secure, and keep private and confidential the personal data entrusted to us.

How We Collect Information

MUSIC collects personal information in the following circumstances:

  • Direct Collection: When you directly provide it to us, such as on the Contact Us page.
  • Automated Processes: Through automated processes. This includes information you provide us through technology, such as through a cookie placed on your computer when you visit our websites.

Our goal is to limit the information we collect to the information needed to support our organization.

What Type of Information Do We Collect

During a user visit to, we automatically collect and store certain information about the visit. Information collected includes:

  • The Internet domain from which a visitor accesses the website
  • The IP address assigned to the visitor’s computer
  • The type of browser the visitor is using
  • The date and time of visit
  • The address of the website from which the visitor has linked to

In addition, MUSIC can collect information from third-party advertising and marketing providers (ex: Google Analytics, and Google Adworks). Information collected may include:

  • Content viewed during the visit
  • Date and time of visit
  • Amount of time spent on the website
  • Visitor location based on IP address
  • Demographic information
  • Search terms entered on the website

How This Information Is Used

MUSIC collects and uses information about user visits to allow the Coordinating Center, entity that manages the collaborative and which is based out of Michigan Medicine, to monitor website performance and make improvements to site navigation and content.

With Whom This Information Will Be Shared

MUSIC does not sell or rent your personal information. We may, however, share your personal information in limited circumstances, such as with service providers that support business activities. We require our service providers to keep your personal information secure. We do not allow our service providers to use or share your personal information for any purpose other than providing services on our behalf.

What Choices You Can Make About Your Information

To enhance your experience, we may place “cookies” on your computer or device. Cookies are files that store your preferences. When you access, the following cookies may be placed on your device, depending on your web browser settings.

Social Media Plugins

Some of the pages on our website have embedded social media sharing buttons. Social media platforms use cookies or other tracking technologies when a button is embedded on our website. We do not have access to, or control of, any information collected through these buttons. The social media platforms are responsible for how they use your information. For specific privacy controls on how these buttons track how users access our website, see the cookies policies of Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , LinkedIn , Instagram and YouTube .


Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. Visitors can also download and utilize resources, but are to notify the MUSIC Coordinating Center via email at of intended use and for information on MUSIC’s copyright policy.

How Information Is Secured

MUSIC recognizes the importance of maintaining the security of the information it collects and maintains, and we endeavor to protect information from unauthorized access and damage. MUSIC strives to ensure reasonable security measures are in place, including physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect your personal information.

Privacy Notice Changes

This privacy notice may be updated from time to time. We will post the date our notice was last updated at the top of this privacy notice.

Who to Contact with Questions or Concerns

If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is used, please contact We strive to promptly respond to your request, and will do our best to address your concern.