If youre under 13 and
surfing the web, a new law
puts you and your parents in charge of what other people know about you. Some examples
include your full name, home address, e-mail address, phone number, age,
or gender. Be sure to talk to your parents if you have any
You do not have to
provide your name or address when you visit the
healthfinder.gov kids Web site.
You dont register or log in to use our site--its
open to everyone.
We do have links
that take you to other Web sites.
When leaving the healthfinder.gov kids' Web site, please
ask for your name or address, be sure to talk to
your parents. Here are some good links to help you protect yourself:
We do collect and
store some information from your computer when you visit our site.
Our computer automatically collects and temporarily
stores the following information:
The domain name you used to access the Internet (for
example, did you get on the Internet at school? or through AOL?).
The date and time of the visit.
The pages visited.
The address of the Web site you came from when you came to
We use this information to measure the number of
visitors to the different sections of our site and to help us make our
site more useful to visitors. We dont share this information with
anyone unless required to by law.
This Web site belongs to
the U.S. Government. Trying to
hack it is against the law. Our Web logs can be used to track