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Example of Information Collected for Statistical Purposes

What non-personal information our computer systems collect

The standard non-personal information that we electronically collect and store about your visit to our Web site includes:

  • The domain name from which you access the Internet. For example, if you connect to the internet through America Online, the domain name is
  • The name and version of your computer's operating system and browser. For example, Windows Vista, Mac OS X, Windows XP, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, or Firefox.
  • Depending on your method of access, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you use to access the Internet. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log onto your Internet Service provider.
  • The Internet address of the Web site from which you come to our site if you do not enter directly from For example, you come to our site by clicking on a FirstGov link.
  • The date, time, how long you stay on our site, and the pages you visit.
No other identifying information is collected.
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Last reviewed or modified Monday Jan 14, 2008
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