My homepage is an official web site of the
United States government. I understand that privacy is an
below addresses your concerns about what information is
collected, how it is collected and how it is used.
Information Collection and Use
My office will
not obtain personally identifying information about you when
you visit our site unless you choose to provide us with such
information, either through a web site form or via
Occasionally, my office will forward letters
with personal information from non-constituents to their
Representative's office. This is done as a courtesy to other
Members of Congress to allow them to build a relationship with
their community. In this case, we retain no information from
Otherwise, my office shares the
information you give us with another government agency only if
your inquiry relates to that agency, or as required by law. We
do not distribute or give any information to any private
organizations or use it for commercial marketing.
U.S. House of Representatives computer system uses software
programs to create summary statistics, which are used for web
site planning and maintenance, determining technical design
specifications, and analyzing system performance.
For 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, to cause damage, or
to deny service to authorized users.
· For site
management purposes, this system collects a variety of
information including: browser type, originating domain
address (e.g., aol.com), page locations visited, and other
miscellaneous site references.
· Except for authorized
law enforcement investigations and as stated above, no other
attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage
habits. My office does not collect or create cookies.
When you use a link on the my homepage to go to
going, please contact the webmaster of that site.
Information presented on the site is
considered public information and may be distributed or copied
for non-commercial purposes. Use of appropriate
byline/photo/image credits is requested.
attempts to upload information or change information on this
web-site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under
the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, the National
Information Infrastructure Protection Act and other applicable
laws. Violation of these laws could include criminal