Of the information we learn about you from your visit to "niddk.nih.gov," we store only the following: the domain name from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the web site from which you direct-linked to our site. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sectionsof our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you.
When inquiries are emailed to us, we store the question and the email 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.
Many NIH sites are now running customer satisfaction surveys that employ persistent cookies. Participation in this data collection effort is completely voluntary, and failure to respond will in no way affect the visitor's ability to access information. This information will be used by NIH solely for the purpose of improving our public Web sites. More information is available on this use of persistent cookies.
Questions about NIH privacy policies should be sent to the NIDDK Privacy Act Liaison.
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