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NASA Web Site Privacy Statement

This policy establishes how NASA will use information we gather about you from your visit to our website. The privacy of our customers is of utmost importance to NASA.

If you visit a NASA site...

. . . to read or download information: We may collect and store information for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections of our site to help us make them more useful to visitors. Similar information is gathered for anonymous ftp, remote account login, or for other comparable types of connections.
. . . to send us an E-mail: By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending us personal information (e.g., name, address, E-mail address), as in an official Freedom of Information Act request. We may store the name and address of the requester in order to respond to the request or to otherwise resolve the subject matter of your E-mail.
. . . to register: Some of our sites ask visitors who request specific information to fill out a registration form. For example, vendors looking for marketing opportunities by visiting our Electronic Grants or NASA Acquisition Internet Service sites may be asked to "register" to obtain copies of Requests for Proposals or other NASA opportunities. Other information which may be collected at these sites through questionnaires, feedback forms, or other means, enable us to determine a visitor's interests, with the goal of providing better service to our customers.

We want to be very clear: regardless of the information being transmitted to NASA, we will protect all such information consistent with applicable law.

USGS Mapping Information Disclaimer

Some U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) information accessed through this page may be preliminary in nature and presented without the approval of the Director of the USGS. This information is provided with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user.

USGS Accessibility Statement

The USGS Section 508 Team has developed a web page that describes the USGS position on compliance with Section 508.

The purpose of the page is two-fold:

  1. To let our customers know that we are committed to making our information and products accessible to everyone in accordance with Section 508
  2. To let our customers know what they should do if they have problems accessing our information on the web

Please visit this site at http://www.usgs.gov/accessibility.html if you wish to review additional information related to this topic.

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