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Privacy Involving Collected Information
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"Any information collected within the context of the "Send a Question to EPA" and the "Send a Comment to the EPA" forms is used only for the expressed purpose of responding to your comment or question and is not made available for other purposes. It is not required for submission of comments that you provide any personally identifying information, such as your name or your e-mail address. However, that information would be necessary for us to send you a response. We collect personally identifiable information (name and e-mail address) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. Personally identifying information which you provide will only be used in connection with responding to your comment or inquiry. Information is collected for statistical purposes. The purpose of this use is to measure customer interest in various areas of the site. This information is not expressed in any form which would reveal personally identifying information. No personal information collected is sold or otherwise transferred to a third party."
- EPA Order 2190.2A1 - Children's Privacy and Copyright Issues (PDF) (5 pp, 67K, About PDF) - October 25, 2007
- The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (PDF)(11 pp, 820K)
- Regulations under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act