Use of any government systems covered by this policy constitutes consent to monitoring at all times. All Department computer systems and related equipment are intended for the communication, transmission, processing and storage of official United States Government or other authorized information only. All Department computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to ensure proper functioning of equipment and systems including security devices and systems, to prevent unauthorized use and violations of statutes and security regulations, to deter criminal activity, and for other similar purposes. Use may be monitored, intercepted, recorded, read, copied, captured and disclosed by appropriate officials. There is no right to privacy for users. Use (authorized or unauthorized) of this system constitutes consent to monitoring, interception, recording, reading, copying, capturing or disclosure by appropriate officials.
Some of our Web pages (such as online publication order forms, conference and training registration forms, and Web discussion forums) let you voluntarily submit personal information. In those cases, we will provide a specific notice before you begin submitting any personal information, explaining how your information will be safeguarded.
On certain Web pages, we use "cookies" to help you use our Web sites interactively. A cookie is a small file that a Web site transfers to your computer's hard disk, usually to keep track of you while you are connected to that site.
The cookies on the Web pages do not collect information about you, but only about your browser "session." The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of these Web pages, without having to provide the same information again as you move from one page to another.
Links to Other Sites
Our policy discloses the privacy practices for the Web site. But PCRN provides links to other Web sites. When you leave the PCRN Web site, you will be going to sites that are beyond our control. We try to ensure that links that leave our site are clearly labeled. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information. The privacy policies and procedures described here for PCRN do not apply to any external links. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any site you link to from ours, especially if you share any personal information. Be informed. You are the person best qualified to protect your own privacy.