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Privacy and Security Policies

We will collect no personal information about you when you visit any public website under the conference.brtrc.com domain unless you choose to provide that information to us. The following text details how we handle information about your visit to a site residing on the conference.brtrc.com domain.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you visit a site on the conference.brtrc.com domain to read or download information, we collect and store the following information about your visit. (This information does not identify you personally.)

  • The name of the Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you are connecting from a university's domain) and the IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site; and
  • The pages you visit and the information you request.

This information is primarily collected for statistical analysis and technical improvements to the site. This computer uses software programs to create summary statistics, which may be used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. In certain circumstances, however, additional steps made be made to identify you based on this information and we may share this information, including your identity, with other government agencies.

Information Collected from E-mails and Web Forms

If you choose to provide personal information by sending an e-mail or submitting an on-line form from a site on the conference.brtrc.com domain, please note that the material you submit may be seen by various people. We use submitted information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information that you request. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons without your prior permission. We do not collect or use information for commercial marketing.

We may share information you give us with other government personnel, contractors acting on the sponsoring agencies behalf, or another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency. In other limited circumstances, such as responses to requests from Congress and private individuals, we may be required by law to disclose information you submit.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session ("session cookies"), or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a Web site ("persistent cookies"). Sites residing on the conference.brtrc.com domain do not use persistent cookies. However, one or more sites may use session cookies to provide streamlined navigation and for statistical analysis. These session cookies are deleted from the server soon after your session ends and are not collected or saved. You can configure your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set.

Links to Other Sites

Sites on this domain may contain links to a number of external sites. Once you link to another site outside of the conference.brtrc.com domain, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Internet Security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available, this computer employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Anyone visiting any site on this domain expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this server are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.

Password Security

Some sites and/or areas on this domain are limited to authorized users with passwords. Complete and accurate information is necessary to gain access to restricted sites/areas. If you use one or more of these restricted sites/areas, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account data and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password or to your computer. be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

We are committed to protecting the security of your account information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information to and from the server.

Disclaimers

This website is developed and maintained by BRTRC Federal Solutions.

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Government.

Reference to any specific products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency, contractor, or subcontractor thereof.

Neither the United States Government nor any of its employees or contractors make any warranty, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Further, neither the United States Government nor any of its employees or contractors assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed; nor do they represent that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.