NIH web privacy notice
Of the information we learn about you from your visit to this website,
we store only the following: the domain name from which you access the
Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address
of the web site 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.
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 web site. 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.
While visiting sites within our domain, you may occasionally encounter
a Web page that employs “cookies”. A cookie is a small file
that a Web site transfers to your computer's hard disk allowing our
server to "remember" specific information about your session
while you are connected.
Requests to send cookies from our pages are not designed to collect
information about you, but only about your browser "session."
The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of these
Web pages. The cookie and the information about your session will be
destroyed automatically shortly after you close your browser —
it is not permanently stored on your computer. Unless any of our web
pages specifically states otherwise, we will not collect and maintain
personal information about you.
To protect your privacy, be sure to close your browser completely after
If you are concerned about the potential use of information gathered
from your computer by cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you
before it accepts a cookie. Most Internet browsers have settings that
let you identify and/or reject cookies.