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Privacy Policy

The Rapid Response Surveillance Studies (RRSS) Web site is operated by the SEER Program and the Applied Research Program of the National Cancer Institute. We respect the privacy of our visitors. The following privacy policy establishes how RRSS will use information gathered from your visit to our site.

If You Visit the RRSS 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 the site and to help us make the site more useful to visitors. Our Web site logs do not contain information that can be used to personally identify an individual visitor, and we make no attempt to link them with such information. We do not use "cookie" technology on this site.

If You Send Us E-mail

By sending us an e-mail message, you may be sending personal information (e.g., your name, address, and e-mail address). We will store this information in order to respond to your request or otherwise resolve the subject matter of your e-mail. Please note, however, that e-mail messages are sent over the Internet as free text and are not secure from interception by unauthorized third parties.

Links to Other Web Sites

The RRSS site has links to other Web sites, including some sites which are maintained by non-governmental organizations or private companies. RRSS is not responsible for the contents of any off-site Web page referenced from this site. When users select a link to an external Web site, they are leaving the RRSS Web site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the external site.

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.

Intrusion Detection

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 that 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.

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