No personal information is collected when you visit this Web site unless you choose to provide that information.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you browse through the Web sites, read pages, or download information, certain information may be gathered and stored about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. The following information is automatically collected by the U.S. House of Representatives and stored about your visit:
- The Internet domain from which you access the Internet
- The IP address from which you access the Web site
- The type of browser and operating system used to access this site
- The date and time you access this site
- The pages you visit
- The Web address of the previous site visited
This information is used for site management purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, using this information. These statistics are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
If You Send Personal Information
If you choose to provide personal information (in an email or by filling-out webforms), it will be used to respond to your message and to help provide you with the information and aid you have requested. The information you have provided will only be shared with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency. The information provided is not shared with any unrelated government agencies or collected for commercial marketing purposes.
Links to Other Sites
NOTICE: For site security purposes this Government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic. Anyone using this system consents to the monitoring of their use by system or security personnel. Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system -- or its supporting hardware or software -- may violate federal or other statutes and may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.