Third-party tracking tools

Many Iowa State University websites use third-party tracking tools to monitor and improve sites or to provide ads and other information that may be of interest to users. These tools may collect the following information:

  • Internet protocol (IP) address for your computer/device
  • Internet service provider
  • Website from which you arrived
  • Operating system and web browser software
  • Date and time of your visit
  • Pages you visit on this site
  • Terms you use in our site's search engines

Third-party tools like Google Analytics help website administrators track site usage, understand how users find sites, and improve website function and content.

Other third-party tools show Iowa State advertisements on sites across the web. Using cookies and related technologies, these tools show ads to people who've previously visited our websites or might be interested in our sites based on other sites they've visited.

You can opt out of these services:

You may also see Iowa State ads served to web users in specific geographic areas, or ads that appear to every user who visits a given website. These ads may appear regardless of your browsing behavior.

Web technologies are continually changing, and Iowa State University colleges, departments, and programs use various technologies and practices. Not every topic is addressed here. The University, its units, employees, and agents shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of information obtained through the use of Iowa State websites.