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Privacy and Security Notice

Information from this server resides on a computer system funded by the U.S. Department of Energy -- an agency of the United States Government. The U.S. Department of Energy uses software programs to monitor this website for security purposes to ensure it remains available to all users and to protect information in the system. By accessing this website, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities.

Pages on the NNSA Nevada Field Office website -- http://www.nv.energy.gov -- are provided as a public service by the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Field Office. Information presented on these pages are considered public information and may be distributed or copied. (Use of appropriate byline/citations/photo/credits is requested.)

General Disclaimer
This system is made available by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, nor any of their contractors, subcontractors or their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or any third party’s use or the results of such use of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

Reference to any specific commercial product, process, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof or its contractors or subcontractors. The views and opinions of originators expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof.

Links outside of the NNSA Nevada Field Office website -- http://www.nv.energy.gov -- are provided for user convenience and does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof or its contractors or subcontractors. Please be aware that the disclaimer, privacy, and security notices appearing on this page do not apply to these linked sites. We encourage you to read the posted disclaimer, privacy and security notices whenever interacting with any website.

Privacy Notice
We collect no personal information about you when you visit the NNSA Nevada Field Office website (http://www.nv.energy.gov) unless otherwise stated and unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically. What we collect and store automatically is:

  • Internet domain name from which you access the site (for example, "abccompany.com");
  • the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the Internet (i.e. 123.456.789.012) whether yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • type of Internet browser you use to access the site (software used to view information resources on the Web);
  • type of operating system of the computer you use to access the site;
  • date and time you visit the site
  • the pages you peruse (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose that page)
  • and, the Internet address of the Website from which you linked directly to our site.

We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is most and least frequently viewed by visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond the support staff to this home page, except when required by Law Enforcement investigation, and is used only as a source of anonymous statistical information.

Security Notice
This website is part of a Federal computer system used to accomplish Federal functions. The U.S. Department of Energy uses software programs to monitor this web site for security purposes to ensure it remains available to all users and to protect information in the system. By accessing this web site, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities.

Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the system for other than intended purposes, to deny service to authorized users, to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation is prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996, codified at section 1030 of Title 18 of the United States Code, or other applicable criminal laws.

Interaction with Children
This Web site may offer educational content to children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from them unless voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services. The information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users.

Comments Sent by Email
You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail message containing your comments or questions. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. There are times when your message is forwarded, as email, to other Department of Energy employees or federal contractor employees performing work on behalf of the federal government who may be better able to help you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations.

Data We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the NNSA Nevada Field Office website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register for events. The types of personal information collected at these pages may include:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Organization

Private sensitive information including citizenship, social security number, and date of birth are not collected directly through the website. However, this information is required for Test Site Tours and is collected via postal mail and/or fax.

Information collected from other forms available for download from this website includes the privacy policy and practices attached to the form.

How We Use the Data
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order/request only to complete that order/request. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order/request.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive, or to notify you if there is a problem with an order. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

If you choose to provide us with personal information we use that information to respond to the message and to help us get you the information you have requested.

Data Retention
Information collected on this website is retained for a specified period of time depending on the type of request/inquiry submitted. The majority of the information collected on this website is not retained for more than a brief period of time necessary to make use of it during the course of a single online interaction or is retained long enough to complete a website activity. Information shall be discarded at the earliest time possible. No personal identifying information is maintained on the website. Some information may be retained offline for an indefinite period of time to meet record keeping requirements.

Contact Us:
Should you have questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us at the mailing address below:

Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of Energy
National Nuclear Security Administration
Nevada Field Office
P.O. Box 98518
Las Vegas, NV 89193-8518

Email: PublicAffairs@nv.doe.gov

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Date Last Modified: February 20, 2014