This site is maintained on behalf of the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. As such, it is committed to adhering to DOL's privacy and security policies. We are strongly committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal information and the security of the computer systems on which this site operates. With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, we make every effort to ensure compliance with applicable Federal law, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Act of 1974
, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
, and the Freedom of Information Act
We do not collect personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
Generally, the information requested by us will be used to respond to your inquiry or to provide you with the service associated with the request. However, when this information is requested, the reasons for collecting it and a description of the intended use of the information will be fully described to you in a "Privacy Notice." Such notice will appear on the web page collecting the information.
The above information is used by software programs on our website to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is of most and least interest, determine technical design specifications, monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.
You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example, your mailing address, in an electronic mail message requesting that information be mailed to you. Information collected in this manner is used solely for responding to requests for information or records. We may forward your email to other government employees who are better able to respond to you.
Cookies are small pieces of temporary data that are exchanged between a website and a user's computer which enable a "session," or "dialog," to be established between the two machines. With the session established, our website is able to tailor its responses (i.e., identify and provide you with the information you want) and help you traverse our web pages in the most efficient and effective manner possible. The session is often broken when our server does not receive further requests from your computer or you simply exit your browser.
For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our website also 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 of 1996.