Privacy Policy

The Environmental Health at USAID web site is committed to providing quality information and service to our web site users while protecting their privacy.

Our Internet privacy policy is as follows:

  • Users do not have to give personal information to visit the web site.
  • We do not give, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party.
  • A visitor to the web site may decide to send personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment. We use personally identifying information from e-mail only to respond to a visitor's request or comment.
  • We do not enable “cookies.” (A cookie is a file placed on a users's hard drive by a web site that allows it to monitor usage of the site)

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The Environmental Health at USAID web site uses a software package that provides statistics on web site usage. This includes:

  • The date and time of site access
  • The pages viewed during a user's visit to the site
  • The name of the domain from which a user accesses the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or if you are connecting from the University of Iowa's domain).
  • The Internet address of the web site which links a user to the Environmental Health at USAID web site.

Statistical information on web site usage is used only to improve the site and make it more useful to our users.

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