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The Dirksen Congressional Center reserves the right to change this Disclaimer at any time without notice.
About Your Privacy
The Dirksen Congressional Center is committed to respecting user privacy. This Web site has been structured so that, in general, users can visit without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information. Once a user chooses to provide personally identifiable information (any information by which they can be identified), they can be assured that it will only be used to support their relationship with The Dirksen Congressional Center.
Awareness. The Dirksen Congressional Center provides this online disclaimer to make users aware of our policy and practices and of the choices that can be made about the way their information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, The Dirksen Congressional Center makes it available on the homepage and from the bottom of every Web page.
If The Dirksen Congressional Center's practices change at some time in the future, disclaimer changes will be posted to the Web site to notify users about these changes and provide the ability to opt out of the new uses. If visitors are concerned about how their information is used, they can check the Web site periodically.
What We Collect. In order to tailor subsequent communications to users and continuously improve the program, users may be asked to voluntarily provide information regarding personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with the Web site, involvement in the program, and contact preferences.
Users may prevent their information from being collected for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by sending an e-mail message to the email address under "Contact Us" below.
How We Use It. The Dirksen Congressional Center uses visitor information to better understand needs and provide a better program. Specifically, visitor information is used to help complete a transaction, to communicate back to them, to update them on program news and benefits, and to personalize the Web site for them.
Who We Share It With. The Dirksen Congressional Center will not sell, rent, or lease user personally identifiable information to others. Unless we have user permission or are required by law, personal data provided online will only be shared with other Center-related program entities and/or business partners who are acting on our behalf to complete the activities described above. Such Center-related entities and/or business partners are governed by our disclaimer with respect to the use of this data.
Choice. The Dirksen Congressional Center will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting users know and offering them a choice. As previously stated, the opportunity will also be provided to indicate they do not wish to receive unsolicited direct marketing materials from The Dirksen Congressional Center and everything will be done to honor such requests.
Security. The Dirksen Congressional Center is committed to ensuring the security of user information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures has been put in place to safeguard and secure the information collected online.
Questions. If users have comments or questions about our disclaimer, please click on the "Questions and Feedback" link below.