Visitors to Rep. Tom Petri's website who read or download information, such as a Weekly Column, Washington tourist information, or any of the other pages presented, should be aware that the following information is collected and stored by the United States House of Representatives:
None of this information is personally identifying. The information is used for Site Management purposes. A House of Representatives computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics using this information. These statistics are then used to assess the number of visits to the different sections of a House of Representatives site, which information is most and least interesting to visitors, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. Rep. Petri receives a copy of the statistical summary report generated from this data that describes the number of visits to his website.
Personally Identifying Information Explicitly Provided by Visitors
Rep. Petri's website will not obtain personally identifying information about any visitor to his website unless that visitor chooses to provide this information.
The types of personally identifying information that might be provided by visitors to Rep. Petri's website include information submitted in association with the Wisconsin History Quiz on the Students Page of this site. The personally identifying information provided on the quiz form (name, address, school and/or age) is transmitted to Rep. Petri. Also, information entered into the form on the House's Write Your Rep page, which is used to send email messages to Rep. Petri, such as names, postal and email addresses, telephone numbers and views on issues of concern, is transmitted to Rep. Petri.
All of this information is stored and used in a strictly confidential manner. This information is maintained for official use only and is not provided to third parties without permission.
Rep. Tom Petri's website does not make use of "internet cookies" for any purpose.