Our privacy policy is clear: We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide this information.

Automatically Collected and Stored Information

If you only browse the Web site, read pages, or download information, we will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. However, this information will not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following: the Internet domain (e.g., "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and your IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Internet); the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; and the pages you visit. We use this information to help make our site more useful to visitors, to track the number of visitors to our site, and to learn about the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an e-mail or by completing a form with your personal information and submitting it to our Web site, we use this information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information you request. We do not collect personal information for any other purposes. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons. This Web site does not collect or use information for commercial marketing.

Links to Other Sites

Our Web site offers links to sites for many other Federal agencies. In some cases, we may link to private organizations, with their permission. Once you link to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site.

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