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This privacy policy explains how Stanford University collects, uses, and protects any personal information that you give us when you use our website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide identifiable information while using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page - please check back periodically for updates.

What We Collect

We may collect the following information when you visit our website:

  • name and job title
  • contact information, including email address
  • demographic information, such as postal code, preferences, and interests

What We Do

with the Information We Gather We collect this information to better understand your needs and to provide you with the best residential and dining experience. We use this information for:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • Improving your R&DE web experience.
  • Periodically sending promotional emails about news and events regarding R&DE.
  • Market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail, and we may use this information to customize this website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures that align with industry standards to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web site can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website to customize it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better web experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Modifying or declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information whenever you are asked to complete a form on the website by checking that box that indicates you do not want to share your information.