Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting my Web site. It's very important to me to protect the personal privacy of individuals who use the Internet. If you have any questions or concerns about my Internet privacy policy, or any other issues involving the Internet, I want to hear about them and hope you will contact me to let me know your opinions.

The basic privacy policy for my Web site is simple: I don't collect any personal information about you when you visit my site unless you choose to provide information to me, through email or a request for my e-Newsletter, so that I can contact you about an issue you have raised or help you with a problem. Below I've posted a more detailed description of the type of information that may be collected when you visit my web site and how that information is handled.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

My Web site is part of the U.S. Senate Web domain. The U.S. Senate collects aggregate data about visits to Senate web sites, such as statistics that show which parts of each Web site were visited the most. The following information is also collected when you visit any U.S. Senate Web site: the domain from which you access the Senate web site, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, and the address of the Web site, if any, that provided the link from which you reached the Senate site. This information is gathered only for the purpose of enabling us to improve the online service we provide to visitors to Senate Web sites. To learn more about the Senate's Internet security and privacy policy online, please click here.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you simply visit my Web site and do not email me or sign up for my e-Newsletter, my Web site does not collect any personal information about you. You can also contact me by e-mail using my Web site's online web form to express your views or concerns or to ask for assistance with a particular problem involving a federal agency. The online Web form asks you for your name, address, and e-mail address. I use this information to follow up with you about the issue you wrote me or to provide casework assistance regarding problems you may be experiencing in dealing with a government agency. This information will also be available to members of my staff so they can help me in responding to your message or request.

If you are requesting help with a casework matter, my office may also need to share your information with other government agencies in order to respond to your request. My office will not share personal information communicated through my Web site with any outside organization or individual except when needed to perform constituent casework at your request, or in the course of an authorized law enforcement investigation or emergency posing an imminent risk to public safety.

Some casework requests require my office to provide your information to other relevant federal agencies. These agencies must comply with the Privacy Act of 1974, which requires you to provide written permission to a federal agency before it can share any information with my office. Please click on the link below to download a release form to complete, sign, and return to my office at: Senator John McCain, 5353 North 16th Street, Suite 105, Phoenix, Arizona 85016. If you need assistance with the permission form, please feel free to contact me at 602-952-2410. You can download an Adobe Acrobat PDF version of our casework Privacy Act here.

Links to Other Web sites

I have also included links on my Web site to other sites on the Internet you might find useful, including sites of other government agencies and sites about Arizona. If you follow any link that takes you to a location that does not include '' in the address, you will have left the Senate web server. You should refer to that site's privacy policy for more information on the data that they might collect.