When you visit our website, we automatically collect some temporary, anonymous information about your visit to help us improve navigation on our site or investigate disruption of service attacks. This information includes: the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet; the internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our sites; and the internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our sites. By voluntarily visiting our website, you are consenting to the collection and use of the information in the ways described in this notice. We shall never share any information, unless ordered by court or jurisdiction.
We use this information only as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more useful. We do not use it to track or record information about individuals, which means it is not subject to the Privacy Act of 1974. Nevertheless, we use secure means to store this information. We will only provide information to businesses or individuals in response to court orders, subpoenas, or other legal requirements. We do not use persistent “cookies” or tracking mechanisms that collect personally identifying information on our site.