when you visit our website unless you explicitly choose to provide that information
to us. Personal information you provide will be used only in connection with the
purposes that are described at the point of collection.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages,
or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your
visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically
collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access
account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address
(an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever
you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit.
You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example,
in an electronic mail message requesting information. We only use this information
to respond to your query.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to
all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor
network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information,
or otherwise cause damage.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service
are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse
Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.