Cookie Policy

About This Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, what types of cookies we use (i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used), and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains:

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when a website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, and provide a better user experience by helping us understand how the website performs and analyzing what works and where it needs improvement.

How Do We Use Cookies?

As with most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs and how you interact with our website, for keeping our services secure, and all in all for providing you with a better and improved user experience and helping speed up your future interactions with our website.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and interact securely with the site.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form as well as the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and more efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

ContentThis cookie is set to establish a user session. It expires in 7 days.
Necessary CookiesThis cookie is set when you allow necessary cookies to be set on this website. It expires in one year, or when revoked through the Privacy & Cookie Policy at the bottom of the page.
Non-Necessary CookiesThis cookie is set when you allow cookies to be set on this website. It expires in one year, or when revoked through the Privacy & Cookie Policy at the bottom of the page.
Viewed Cookie PolicyThis cookie is set to show that you viewed the Cookie Policy. It expires in one year, or when revoked through the Privacy & Cookie Policy at the bottom of the page.
WordPressWordPress checks to see if cookies are enabled. It expires when you close your browser.

How Can I Control the Cookie Preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the "Privacy & Cookie Policy" tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again, enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies or

Contact Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

You can send us an email message using our contact form, or send us physical mail at the address below:

Christopher P. Long
Office of the Dean
479 West Circle Drive
Room 320 Linton Hall
East Lansing MI 48824