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Web Policy

Privacy Policy

When you visit www.cit.nih.gov, we store only the following information: the domain name from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you direct-linked to our site. This information is used 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.

Note that there are sites within the cit.nih.gov web service that use cookies only for internal tracking and for providing a better customer experience. No data we collect is shared with any other parties.

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 website. 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.

Questions about CIT privacy policies should be sent to the CIT Webmaster at webmaster@cit.nih.gov.

Accessibility

We are making every effort to ensure that our web sites are accessible to all. To report any accessibility issues, please contact the NIH IT Service Desk at the following url: http://itservicedesk.nih.gov/Support/, or via telephone at:

301-496-4357
866-319-4357 (toll free)
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Disclaimers

Notice

This site is maintained by the U.S. Government. 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.

Unless stated otherwise, documents and files on NIH web servers can be freely downloaded and reproduced. Most documents on this server are sponsored by the NIH; however, you may encounter documents that were sponsored along with private companies and other organizations. Other parties may retain all rights to publish or reproduce these documents or to allow others to do so. Some documents available from this server may be protected under the U. S. and foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce these documents may be required.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

General: NIH does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors expressed on NIH websites do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Government, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

External web links: Some NIH sites may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of web users. NIH is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does NIH endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. You are subject to that site's privacy policy when you leave our site. We are not responsible for Section 508 compliance (accessibility) on other federal or private websites.

Disclaimer of Liability

For documents available from this server, the U.S. Government does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.

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