Type of Information Collected
When you visit any Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. R4R automatically collects and temporarily stores the following type of information about your visit:
- Internet address and domain from which you visited the R4R Web site
- Information about the operating system and browser used
- Date and time of the visit
- Pages visited
- Internet address of the Web site that connected you to the R4R Web site
- Words searched
This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and improve organization, coverage, system performance or problem areas. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users. When search features offer suggested terms, these suggestions are based on aggregated data only.
When you visit any Web site, it may place a small text file, known as a "cookie" on your computer. The cookie allows the Web site to "remember" specific information about your visit while you are connected or when you return to that site.
The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of Web pages. Cookies from R4R Web pages only collect information about your browser's visit to the site; they do not collect personal information about you. While visiting certain R4R sites, you may occasionally encounter a Web page that automatically employs cookies to make it easier to use the dynamic features of these Web pages.
R4R Web site may use either single session (temporary) or multi-session (persistent) cookies. Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods.
Session Cookies: We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through our site.
Persistent Cookies: R4R uses persistent cookies to enhance the Web experience for our users. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to R4R until they expire.
How to Opt Out or Disable Cookies
If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them at any time from your Web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at R4R, but may be unable to use cookie-dependent features. Please note that by disabling cookies from your Web browser, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just those from R4R.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
If you choose to send us personal information by email, or by filling out a form on our Web site, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information or material that you request. If provided, personally identifiable information is maintained in a database that is regularly purged. If you have concerns or questions and do not want to email, you can call the Reproductive Health clinic at 208-327-7400.
Links to Other Sites
The U.S. Government maintains this site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we use software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Causing damage to federal computer systems is a violation of U.S. law and is subject to criminal prosecution in federal court. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from R4R Web logs may be used to help identify an individual.
Third-Party Web Sites and Applications
We use these technologies to communicate and interact with you. Examples include social media Web sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Your activity on these non-government sites is governed by the security and privacy policies of those sites. When you use them, you are often sharing information with the general public, other users, and/or the group operating that site or application. We recommend you review the privacy policies of these sites before using them to ensure you understand how these third-party sites and applications might use your information. You may be able to adjust the privacy settings on your account.
R4R uses Twitter to send short messages (up to 140 characters), which are also known as "Tweets," to share information about R4R news, program activities, and other items that may be of interest to you. We also respond to comments and questions sent via Twitter to R4R. You do not need to register or provide personal information to view our Twitter feeds.
If you want to subscribe to (also known as "Follow") the R4R Twitter feeds, you may create a Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com. To create an account, you must provide your name and email address and create a user name and password. You may provide additional information including a short biography, location or a picture. Most of your personal information in your Twitter account is available to the public unless you update your privacy settings.