Política de Privacidad

Información recopilada

In order to understand who uses our online resources and how they are used, when you visit the NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory (NOIRLab) website or use online applications, we collect basic information such as the date and time, internet protocol (IP) address, information about your web browser and computer (computer type, browser type), the resources you visit on our site, the amount of data transmitted. We use this information to generate aggregate statistics on the use of our site. We share this aggregate information with NSF and our Programs. Some of this aggregate information will be made available to the public. We will not use this information to identify or track usage by individuals, except as necessary to provide user support and maintain our systems. Non-aggregated information is only available to NOIRLab and to authorized contractors.

We do not sell, rent or exchange this information to anyone outside of NOIRLab. We use this information only for the purpose of understanding how our resources are used and how they may be improved.

A “cookie” is a piece of data that our web site transfers to your web browser to allow it to remember specific information about your visit. Some NOIRLab web pages use cookies. We may use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies last only as long as your web browser is open. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for longer periods of time. We use cookies to allow better navigation of our pages and to allow you to customize preferences. If you do not want session or persistent cookies to be stored on your computer, you may disable them in your browser. However, this may prevent some NOIRLab services from functioning properly.

Información proporcionada

Some of our web pages and online applications may ask for personal information such as your email address, postal address, or institutional information. We may also require you to create an account to use some of our resources. We use this information only to provide you with access to the specified service. We may share this information with NSF, and other astronomical institutions.

Información compartida

Algunos de nuestros servicios (por ejemplo, blogs, wikis) permiten aportar información que podrán ver otros usuarios de esas páginas o el público en general. Esta información puede ser indexada por motores de búsqueda como Google o Bing. Es necesario actuar con discreción antes de revelar información personal.


NOIRLab monitors computer and network systems to ensure that our services are available to the intended users. and to identify attempts to deny service or make unauthorized changes. Anyone using our systems expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to law enforcement officials. If we see evidence of improper access, we may, without notice, remove access for some or all users in order to further investigate the situation. We will restore the service as quickly as possible and provide the community with information about the situation.

Suscripciones por correo electrónico

NOIRLab maintains lists of subscribers who have asked to receive email updates. A recipient may unsubscribe from future messages via a link at the bottom of each email message. We do not sell, rent, exchange, or otherwise disclose our subscriber lists to persons or organizations outside NOIRLab.

Enlaces a sitios externos

To provide you with general information, our site contains links to external (non-NOIRLab) sites. You should realize that such links are subject to the privacy and security policies of the external site and that the NOIRLab Online Privacy Policy does not apply. We can’t guarantee the accuracy or relevance of information on an external site. A link to an external site is not an endorsement by NOIRLab.

Sitios en redes sociales

To better communicate with the public and astronomical community, NOIRLab uses social websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to disseminate information and to engage the community. NOIRLab does not own, manage or control the applications on social websites. Information that you supply to those sites is subject to their privacy and security policies and the NOIRLab Online Privacy Policy does not apply.

Retención de datos

La información recopilada podrá ser retenida indefinidamente.


In the event of a breach, or reasonable suspicion of a breach, which allows an unauthorized person to access personally identifiable information, we will inform you as soon as possible. This notice may be sent to you individually, or we may notify you via NOIRLab applications or our social media presence.

Declaración de accesibilidad

Nos esforzamos por garantizar que nuestros medios sean accesibles a personas con discapacidad, según lo dispuesto en la Sección 508 de la Ley de Rehabilitación. Le rogamos contactarnos si tiene alguna dificultad para ver cualquier página con tecnología adaptativa. Por favor contáctenos.


We will share any information we have, including personal information, with organizations or individuals outside NOIRLab if we believe in good faith that this is reasonably necessary to:

  • Cumplir con las leyes aplicables, reglamentos o procesos legales, o solicitud gubernamental exigible.
  • Hacer cumplir las políticas aplicables, incluyendo la investigación de posibles infracciones.
  • Detectar, prevenir o abordar casos de fraude, problemas técnicos o de seguridad.
  • Protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of NOIRLab, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Niños y privacidad

Creemos en la importancia de proteger la privacidad de los niños en línea y no contactamos ni recopilamos intencionalmente información personal de niños menores de 13 años. Nuestros servicios no están destinados a solicitar información de ningún tipo a niños menores de 13 años. Rogamos contactarnos en caso que hayamos recibido información proveniente de niños menores de 13 años. Por favor contáctenos.


Por favor contáctenos en caso de cualquier consulta sobre esta política o de alguna duda sobre privacidad. Por favor contáctenos.