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Website Policies and Notices

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Disclaimer of Endorsement

The information posted on the website includes hypertext links, or pointers, to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. provides these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.

The General Services Administration (GSA) and do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on a linked website.

GSA and do not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.

GSA and cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.

GSA and are not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites.

GSA and do not guarantee that outside websites comply with Section 508 (accessibility requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act.

GSA and are not affiliated with the website. Accessibility Policy is committed to providing access to all individuals—with or without disabilities—seeking information on To provide this information, has been built to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended). Section 508 requires that all individuals with disabilities (whether federal employees or members of the general public) have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on, please contact and provide the URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. A team member will contact you and attempt to provide the information you're seeking.

Will Your Computer Work with

We at are dedicated to providing a quality service for our visitors. We support the operating systems and tools used by the majority of visitors to our site. has been tested on a wide variety of systems and tools, and works best with:

  • Windows: 2000, NT, XP, and Vista: Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 5.0 and higher; Firefox, version 2.0 and higher; Mozilla, version 1.5 and higher; Opera, version 7.0 and higher
  • Macintosh: Panther, Tiger, and Leopard: Apple Safari, version 1.2 and higher; Firefox, version 2.0 and higher; Opera, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla, version 1.6 and higher
  • Linux: Fedora Core 4: Konqueror, version 3.0.5; Firefox, version 2.0

Some visitors might experience difficulty when trying to access using other Internet browsers, operating systems, and devices, such as hand held computers, cell phones, and personal digital assistants.

To upgrade your web browser to a later version, please visit one of the sites below and download the appropriate software for your hardware platform: Linking Policy links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services consistent with our linking policy.

Free Commercial Downloads

We provide links to free software you'll need to view some government documents, such as those in Portable Document Format (PDF) or to use audio and visual files.

Privacy and Security on

View our Privacy and Security policy to see how handles technical information when you visit our website.

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