Privacy Policy for the Villa I Tatti Web Site

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Villa I Tatti Web Site:

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 user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

Use of information

The Villa I Tatti staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.

Contacting the Villa I Tatti Website

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:

Information Technology
Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
Via di Vincigliata 26
50135, Florence

The Villa I Tatti Web site contains links to other independently run Web sites within the Harvard network and to some sites outside the "" domain. Villa I Tatti is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.