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about you when you visit our web site unless you choose to
provide the information to us.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to our
and Stored Automatically
The Internet domain
(for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private
Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if
you connect from a universitys domain) and 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 site;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our
The date and time you access our site;
The searches you make
The pages you visit; and
If you linked to Parenting IS Prevention from another web
site, the address of that web site.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful
to visitors to learn about the number of visitors to
our site, what part of the site they are interested in, how
long they use Parenting IS Prevention and types of technology
our visitors use.
WE DO NOT TRACK
OR RECORD INFORMATION ABOUT THE IDENTITY OF INDIVIDUALS AND
We do sometimes
write a small file on your computer a "cookie."
This cookie file allows our web server to facilitate your
visit to our site if you visit again within the next 60 days.
If you do not return, the cookie automatically expires after
60 days. Other than this cookie, and the 6 items described
above, we do not obtain any information from you or the computer
you use to access Parenting IS Prevention.
If You Send Us
If you send us
e-mail, or send a message via our "feedback," your
identity and the contents of your message is covered by The
Privacy Act. Be assured that:
will not be shared with anyone not on the staff of Parenting
IS Prevention or the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and
Your e-mail address will not be provided to any third party
or used for any electronic mailing lists Government
We do not create individual profiles with the e-mail information
you provide or to give it to any other organizations.
The e-mail material, including your e-mail address and/or
name will in no way be correlated or linked to the material
that is automatically collected as described above.
Parenting IS Prevention does not collect information for commercial
The only exception to the above 5 points would be pursuant
to a bona fide Court Order.
We will use your information to:
Consider your suggestions.
Possibly respond directly to you for clarification.
Try to answer your questions.
If you choose to send us names and photos of your family,
we will use that information exclusively for posting on the
Parenting IS Prevention web site.
Links to Other Sites
Our web site has
links to many other sites. Once you link to another site,
The Parenting IS
Prevention site is designed for parents only. We urge parents
and teachers to be involved in childrens Internet explorations.
It is particularly important for parents to guide their children
when children are asked to provide personal information on
This site is maintained
for the Department of Health and Human Services of the United
States Government. It is protected by various provisions of
Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to
criminal prosecution in federal court.
For site security
purposes and to ensure that this service remains available
to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic
to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information,
or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law
enforcement investigation and pursuant to any required legal
process, information from these sources may be used to help
identify an individual.
Parenting IS Prevention
If you have any
questions about Parenting IS Prevention, The National Clearinghouse
feel free to contact either:
Dr. Lewis Eigen
or Mr. John Noble at
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
Ms. Sue Rusche
or Ms. Paula Kemp at
2957 Clairmont Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
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All text materials
on the Parenting IS Prevention web site are in the public
domain. CSAP and ONDCP encourage copying or any other utilization
of the text. Some of the graphic materials on Parenting IS
Prevention are in the public domain and other graphics are
used with permission, but that permission does not necessarily
extend to all. If you have any permission questions, please
have become healthy, drug-free, productive adults.