How we handle the information we gather when you visit our web site
We collect and store only the following information about you: The name of the domain from which
you access the Internet (i.e., erols.com, if you are connecting from an Erols account, or harvard.edu
if you are connecting from Harvard University's domain); the date and time you access our site; the
item you requested from the server; and the Internet address of the web site from which you linked
directly to our site. If your browser accepts cookies we may use a cookie to determine if you are a
repeat or new visitor, or to understand how many different visitors come to our sites. When we
examine this data, it is always presented in an aggregate form. Except as outlined in the
Security section at the bottom of this document, we do not track or look at individuals' usage behavior.
For more information on cookies, and how they are used in CIO.gov, please refer to our
GSA is committed to Section 508 compliance and accessibility of websites. We welcome any ideas or comments
from our clients that may help us to further improve upon the accessibility and usability of our website.
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We are committed to ensure that our site remains accessible to everyone and compliant with the Section 508 standards.
If you have any difficulties in accessing the information given in any of our documents or need further assistance,
please contact the webmaster or call 202-501-0837.
Thank you visiting CIO.gov.
If you identify yourself by sending an E-mail:
When you send us personally-identifying information, (e.g., in an electronic mail message containing
a question or comment), or by filling out a form that E-mails us this information, we use this
information to respond to your request. We may also forward your E-mail to other Government
employees, who are better able to answer your questions.
We want to make it clear that we will not obtain personally-identifying information about
you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Except for authorized
law enforcement investigations, or as otherwise required by law, we do not share any information we
receive with any outside parties.
Links to other sites:
The documents posted on this Website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created
and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for
visitors' convenience. The CIO Council does not control or guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, or
completeness of any linked information from non-CIO related sites.
The inclusion of links or pointers to Web sites is not intended to assign importance to those sites
or the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse or recommend any views expressed,
or products or services offered on these sites.
Some GSA sites allow you to personalize them, either by selecting sets of content to place on a web
page or by clicking on an icon indicating a desire for a certain kind of content. In some cases, you
are asked to "register" in order to get this personalized content. If you provide personally-identifying
information when registering for personalized content, that information is only used to deliver the
content to you. The information is never shared with any third party.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, GSA
webservers employ industry-standard methods 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 GSA servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable
by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure
In the specific context of this security monitoring, there is no expectation of privacy. However,
only in the case of actual law enforcement investigations, will we attempt to identify individual
users or their usage habits.
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If you have any questions about these policies,