This is how we will handle information we learn about
you from your visit to our web site. The information we
depends upon what you do when visiting our site. Please
note that we collect no personally identifying information
you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide
that information to us.
If you visit our site to read or download information such
as career opportunities, press releases, or online databases,
we collect and store only the following information about
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
(for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America
Online account) and the Internet Protocol (IP) address
or host name which may or may not identify a specific computer.
- The date and time you access our site.
- The pages you visit.
- The Internet address of the web site from which you linked
directly to our site.
These web access logs may be preserved indefinitely and
used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security
breaches and to insure the integrity of the data on our servers.
We generally do not collect information through the use of
web browser cookies, unless noted on a particular web page.
With the exception of web access and email log data that
is collected from all visitors, we do not collect any information
on-line from children.
You may decide to send us personally identifying information
(for example, your mailing address) in an electronic mail
message or web-based form requesting that information or
products be mailed to you. Information collected in this
manner is used solely for responding to your request unless
noted in the specific web page where your request is made.
We generally do not share this information with other government
agencies, commercial and non-commercial entities, or the
public unless noted on a particular web page. Any information
that you provide us in an email may be subject to disclosure
under a Freedom of Information Act request. We also retain
an email log of the time each message is received by the
server, the source and destination address of each message,
the time each message is forwarded, the delivery status of
each message, and a unique email identifier number. The email
log may be retained up to 90 days.
For SITE MANAGEMENT, information from web access and email
logs is collected for statistical purposes. This computer
system uses software programs to create summary statistics,
which are used for such purposes as assessing the number
of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information
is of most and least interest, determining technical design
specifications, and identifying system performance or problem
For SITE SECURITY purposes and to ensure that this service
remains available to all users, this computer
system employs software programs to monitor network traffic,
to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information,
and to prevent denial of services attacks or other attacks
intended to cause damage. Unauthorized modification of any
information stored on this system may result in criminal
Our web site may contain links to various other organizations.
Once you link to another site, please be aware that you are
then subject to the privacy policies of the new site. Also,
iPhocus is not responsible for the privacy practices
employed by other sites that may link to the iPhocus web