Privacy Policy

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Thanks for visiting the website and reviewing our privacy policy. Our privacy policy is plain and simple. We collect NO personal information, like names or addresses, when you visit our website. If you choose to provide that information to us, it's only used to fulfill your request for information.

We do collect some technical information when you visit to make your visit seamless. The section below explains how we handle and collect technical information when you visit our website.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you browse, read pages, or download information on, we automatically gather and store certain technical information about your visit. This information never identifies who you are. The information we collect and store about your visit is listed below:

  • The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" 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're surfing the web) from which you access our website;

  • The type of browser (such as Firefox, Netscape, or Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access our site;

  • The date and time you access our site;

  • The pages you visit; and,

  • If you linked to the website from another website, the address of that website.

This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With this data, we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If You Send Us Personal Information

We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you (for example, to respond to your questions or provide subscriptions you have chosen). If you choose to provide us with personal information—like filling out a Contact Us form, with an e-mail address and zip code, and submitting it to us through the website—we use that information to respond to your message, and to help get you the information you've requested. We do not share any information with any other agency. never collects information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing.

While you must provide an e-mail address and zip code for a localized response to any incoming questions or comments to, we recommend that you NOT include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number. Linking Policy links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. provides these links as a service to our users. When users link to an outside website, they are leaving the site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s).

Prohibitions will not link to any website that exhibits hate, bias, or discrimination. Furthermore, reserves the right to deny or remove any link that contains misleading information or unsubstantiated claims, or is determined to be in conflict with's mission or policies.