The National Cancer Institute (NCI) respects the privacy of visitors to the Colorectal Cancer Mortality Projections Web site. We collect a limited amount of information on usage of the Web site for statistical purposes, in order to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
We do not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about your visit unless required by law to do so.
When inquiries are e-mailed to us, we store the question and the e-mail address information so that we can respond electronically. Unless otherwise required by statute, we do not identify publicly who sends questions or comments to our web site. We will not obtain information that will allow us to personally identify you when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such information to us.
When a user visits a Web site, the Web site's server generates a piece of information known as a "cookie" and places it on the user's computer. The Colorectal Cancer Mortality Projections Web site uses "session cookies", which are temporary files that only last for the duration of a user's connection to the Web site. They do not collect any personal information about a user. The cookie contains information about which selections are made within the Interactive Graphs section of the site so that users can navigate between pages and return to their previous selections. They serve a technical purpose, allowing seamless navigation through the Web site. Session cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session.
Links to Other Web sites
This Web site has links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" Web page referenced from this server. Specifically:
- We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information
you provide to these other Web sites. You should review their
privacy policies as well if you have concerns.
- Reference in this Web site to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the US Government or the NCI.
The information provided using this Web site is only intended to be general summary information to the public. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations.
This site is maintained by the US Government. It is protected by various provisions of Title 18, US Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal court.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.