Power Program

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the Web site: http://biometry.nci.nih.gov/power2/main.html of the National Cancer Institute. We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by e-mail at privacy@imsweb.com.

We respect the privacy of users of our Web sites. We do not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about visitors unless required to do so by law. We automatically collect a limited amount of information about the use of our Web sites for statistical purposes, that is, to measure the numbers of visitors. This information may also be helpful when considering changes to make the site more useful to visitors. The following information about users of the Web sites is collected and stored automatically: the Internet domain from which a user has accessed the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer that was used to access the Internet; the name and version of the user's computer operating system and Internet browser. If a user comes to our Web site from another Web site, we collect the Internet address of the "referring" Web site; the date, time, and duration of the user's visit to this site; and the pages visited. Federal government Web sites are generally prohibited from using persistent cookies and this site does not employ them. When inquiries are received by e-mail, the questions and the e-mail address of the sender are stored electronically to allow time for a response to be researched, written, and sent. Unless otherwise required by law, we will not identify anyone who sends questions or comments to this Web site. We do not collect information that will allow users to be identified personally unless they choose to provide such information. If children send questions or comments the Web site and include their name and/or home mailing address as part of their message, the information will be used only to respond to them personally. Providing this type of information is optional, and we suggest that children obtain their parents' permission before providing any information online, to our Web sites or any other Web sites. Our Web sites have links to many other Web sites. We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information users provide to linked external Web sites.

The information we collect is for Web site and system administration puroposes only. The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from. This data will only be used by ourselves and our agents.

If you believe that our Web site has collected incorrect information or if you would like to dispute any information, please refer to the following law governing governmental Web sites policies:

or please contact us using the e-mail address at the top of this page.