Thank you for visiting the Federal Women's Program (FWP)
Information Automatically Collected and Stored:
We automatically collect and store the following information about
- The name of the domain you use to access the Internet (for example,
aol.com, if you are using an America Online account, or stanford.edu,
if you are connecting from Stanford University's domain);
- The date and time of your visit;
- The pages you visited;
- The Internet address of the Web site from which you direct-linked
to our site.
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the
various sections of 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.
Personally Provided Information:
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Web
If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself
through an E-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain
the information as long as needed to respond to your question or
to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.
However, all communications addressed to the FWP Director or the
FWP Webmaster are maintained, as required by law, for historical
purposes. These communications are archived on a monthly basis,
but are also protected by the Privacy Act which restricts our use
of them, yet permits certain disclosures.
FWP does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information
about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or statute.
This site is maintained by the U.S. Government. It is protected
by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. 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.
Systems of Records:
Information originally collected in traditional paper systems can
be submitted electronically, i.e., electronic commerce transactions
and information updates about eligibility benefits. Electronically
submitted information is maintained and destroyed pursuant to the
Federal Records Act, and in some cases may be subject to the Privacy
Act. If information that you submit is to be used in a Privacy Act
system of records, a Privacy Act Notice will be provided.
Questions about NIH privacy policies should be sent to the NIH
Privacy Act Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org