Thank you for visiting
this NASA Web site and reviewing our privacy and
NASA Web Site Privacy Notice
NASA uses advanced technologies as part of its
core mission to discover and inform. Cookie technology
may be implemented at some NASA Web sites. At
no time is private information you have given
us, whether stored in cookies (persistent) or
elsewhere, shared with third parties that have
no right to that information. If you do not wish
to have persistent cookies stored on your machine,
you can turn them off in your browser. However,
this may impact the functioning of some NASA sites.
Below are examples of what we do with your information:
or Downloading Web Site Information:
We may collect and store information for statistical
purposes. For example, we may count the number
of visitors to the different pages of our Web
site to help make them more useful to visitors.
This information does not identify you personally.
We automatically collect and store only the following
information about your visit:
1. 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 Web site;
2. The type of browser and operating system
used to access our site;
3. The date and time you access our site;
4. The pages you visit; and
5. If you visited this NASA Web site from
a link on another Web site, the address
of that Web site.
Similar information is gathered
for anonymous ftp, remote account login, or for
other comparable types of connections.
The information that you provide on a NASA Web
site will be used only for its intended purpose,
except as required by law or if pertinent to judicial
or governmental investigations or proceedings.
When Sending Us E-Mail:
By sending us an electronic mail (e-mail) message,
you may be sending us personal information such
as your name, address, and e-mail address. We
may store your name, address, and e-mail address
of the requester in order to respond to your request
or otherwise resolve the subject matter of the
e-mail. Under limited circumstances, including
requests from Congress or private individuals,
we may be required by law to disclose the information
Remember that e-mail is not necessarily secure
against interception. If your communication is
very sensitive, or includes personal information
like your Social Security number, you might want
to send it by postal mail instead.
Some of our Web sites ask visitors who request
specific information to fill out a registration
form. For example, vendors looking for marketing
opportunities by visiting our NASA Acquisition
Internet Service site may be asked to "register"
to obtain email notices of business opportunities.
Other information collected at Web sites through
questionnaires, feedback forms, or other means,
enables us to determine visitors' interests, with
the goal of providing better service to our customers.
Regardless of the information being transmitted
to NASA, we will protect all such information
consistent with the principles of the Federal
Records Act, the Privacy Act, and as applicable,
the Freedom of Information Act.
NASA's Web Site Security
For site security purposes and to ensure that
this Web service remains available to all users,
this Government computer system employs software
programs that monitor network traffic to identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information,
or otherwise cause damage. Anyone using this system
expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised
that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible
abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may
be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials.
Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information
on NASA servers are strictly prohibited and may
be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud
and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information
Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.
NASA Web Site Disclaimer
Thank you for visiting this NASA Web site. NASA
may provide links to Web pages that are not part
of the NASA Web family or nasa.gov domain. These
sites are managed by organizations, companies,
or individuals and not under NASA control, and
NASA is not responsible for the information or
links you may find there. NASA provides links
to these sites merely as a convenience and the
presence of these links is not a NASA endorsement
of the sites. NASA is not responsible for the
information collection practices of non-NASA sites.
Once you link to another site, you are subject
should read that site's policies on privacy and
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