Privacy Policy

At, one of my main priorities is the privacy of my website visitors. This Privacy Policy page explains the type of personal data collected and how that data is used. that information.

Who I Am is the personal website of Sridhar Kota.

My website address is

What Personal Data I Collect and Why I Collect It


“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies will be set to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year.

If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

I have no control over third-party cookies.


I use to collect standard log information and analyze visitor traffic so I can improve the website.

The data is set to anonymize IP addresses; visitors aren’t personally identified.

Who I Share Your Data With

We do not share your data with outside parties.

How Long I Retain Your Data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile.

All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

How I Protect Your Data is concerned with protecting your privacy and data.

I use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to help ensure security. The website is backed up regularly off-site.

In addition, I use website security applications to prevent malware and phishing on the site. Even though I take steps to protect information, no security measures can be 100% secure.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me.

You can also request that I erase any personal data we hold about you.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

What Data Breach Procedures We Have in Place

In the event of data breach, I will work with our security services and web host to determine the scope of the breach and notify any parties regarding compromised information.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this policy, contact kota [at] umich dot com.

Last updated December 5, 2019