simple: We collect no personal information about you unless you choose
to provide that information to us.
If you want to know more about how we record non-personal
information about your visit or how we use information that you
voluntarily submit, read on.
Links to Other Sites
Our policy discloses the privacy practices for Opportunity.gov. But this site provides links
to other websites. When you leave Opportunity.gov
you will be going to sites that are beyond our control. We try to ensure that
links that leave our site are clearly labeled. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. The privacy policies and procedures described here for Opportunity.gov do not apply to any external links. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any site you link to from ours, especially if you share any personal information. Be informed. You are the person best qualified to protect your own privacy.
Non-Personal Information We Record
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, our website's operating system will automatically record some general information about your
During your visit, our web operating system will record:
- The Internet domain for your Internet service, such as
"xcompany.com" or "xcompany.net" if you use a private Internet access
account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a college or
- The type of browser (such as "Netscape version x" or
"Internet Explorer version x") that you are using.
- The type of operating system that you use (such as
Macintosh, Unix, or Windows).
- The date and time you visit our site, and the web pages
that you visit on our site.
- The address of the previous website you were visiting, if
you linked to us from another website.
We use this information for statistical analysis, to help us
make our site more useful to visitors. This tracking system does not
record information about individuals.
Security and Intrusion Detection
For security purposes and to make sure this service remains
available to all users, we use special software programs for monitoring
network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change
information, or otherwise to cause damage to this government computer
system. These programs collect no personally identifiable information,
but they do collect information that could help us identify someone
attempting to tamper with this website.