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Privacy Statement

STORET / WQX Application Privacy and Security Policy
Thank you for using the STORET / WQX application and reviewing our privacy policy. Our privacy policy is clear: We will collect no personal information about you when you use STORET / WQX unless you choose to provide that information to us.
STORET / WQX Internet Security Policy
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Information Collected And Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the application, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's 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 application
The type of browser and operating system used to access our application
The date and time you access our application
The pages you visit
If you linked to the STORET / WQX application from another Web site, the address of that Web site
We use this information to help us make our application more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide STORET / WQX with personal information by sending an e-mail to the STORET / WQX Administrator or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through STORET / WQX, we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information that you request. We do not collect personal information for any other purposes. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons. The STORET / WQX application does not collect or use information for commercial marketing.
Links To Other Sites
The STORET / WQX application contains various hyperlinks to news, information services, and documents that are created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These hyperlinks and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. It does not control or guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information from non STORET / WQX sites. Clicking on one of these hyperlinks may take you away from the STORET / WQX application. As such, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Comments? If you have a question or comments on this website or on the STORET system,
please call STORET User Assistance at 1-800-424-9067,
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