Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site.
We use this information to help us learn about the number of visits to our site and the types of technology being used. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We do not enable "cookies". (A "cookie" is a file placed on your hard drive by a website that allows it to monitor your use of the site.)
If You Provide Personal Information
If you choose to provide personal information by completing the online process, and submitting it to us through our secured website, we use that information for completing the new employee onboarding process under following Government authorities: CFR Title 5, Part 293.104
Collection of Information, CFR Title 36, Chapter XII
Records Administration, and Title 5, USC 2951
Reporting Requirements for Personnel Actions.
If you email us,
Do Not include any personal information such as social security numbers. In addition, we never send emails requesting your personal information such as social security number, bank account routing numbers, or PIN/password. We collect personally identifiable information (name, email address, social security number, or other unique identifier) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you on the secured website. We do not share the information you give us with other government agencies unless approved by you or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provided or give it to any private organizations. We do not collect information for commercial marketing.
Links to Other Sites
Our website has links to other federal agencies (such as The Office of Personnel Management - OPM). We also link to other organizations' websites when we have a good business reason to do so. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site.
Privacy Act of 1974, Statue, (U.S.C. 552a)
Privacy Procedures for Personnel Records, (5 CFR 297)
Privacy Guidance General (from OMB)
Information Policy, E-Gov & IT (from OMB)
Implementation Guidance related to Section 208 of the E-Government Act
We ensure that our website is secured to all users by using Government computer system that employs software programs to monitor network traffic, and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause harm.