| The privacy of our visitors is of
utmost importance to USRA. We do not collect personal information
of visitors to this web site
unless otherwise stated or unless visitors choose to provide such
information (through email, questionaire, etc). Certain information
which is collected and stored automatically include:
- pages accessed
- dates and times accessed
- IP addresses
The information collected is used for improving the web site for
By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending us personal
information (e.g., name, address, E-mail address). We may store the name
and address of the requester in order to respond to the request or to
otherwise resolve the subject matter of your E-mail. There may be times
when your message is forwarded, as e-mail, to other USRA or NASA employees
who may be better able to help you. We do not share our e-mails with
other organizations, unless determined necessary for security purposes
or when required by law.
Information which may be collected at this site through questionnaires,
feedback forms, or other means to enable us to determine visitors' interests,
with the goal of providing better service to our visitors. All information
will be protected by applicable laws.
Disclaimer of Endorsement:
USRA material may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by USRA,
NASA or any of its employees of a commercial product, service or activity,
or used in any other manner that might mislead.
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process,
or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise,
does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation,
or favoring by USRA or the United States Government. The views
and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state
or reflect those of USRA or the United States Government, and shall
not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by
SOFIA,USRA or NASA of these web sites or the information, organizations,
products, or services contained therein, nor does USRA exercise
any responsibility at the destinations external to the SOFIA web
site. These links are provided consistent with the stated purpose
of this web site. When you link to external websites, you leave
the SOFIA website and no longer will be subject to the privacy
policy of the SOFIA website.
Hyperlinks to the SOFIA web site from external web sites does
not constitute endorsement by SOFIA,USRA or NASA of those external
web sites or the information, organizations, products, or services
contained therein, nor does USRA or NASA exercise any responsibility
at the destinations external to the SOFIA web site. USRA cannot
and does not track hyperlinks to the SOFIA web site and therefore
cannot and does not grant or deny permission of such links.
Disclaimer of Liability:
With respect to documents available from this server, neither USRA, the
United States Government, or any of its employees, makes any warranty,
express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility
for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus,
product, or process disclosed; nor represents that its use would not
infringe privately owned rights.
Information from this server resides on a computer system funded
by a U. S. Government agency. Unauthorized attempts to defeat or
circumvent security features, to use the system for other than
its 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
may 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.
USRA 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. Any and all uses of this system and
all files on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded,
copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized USRA, NASA,
law enforcement personnel, as well as authorized officials of other
agencies. By accessing this Web site, you are expressly consenting
to such interception, monitoring, recording, copying, auditing,
inspection and disclosure at the discretion of USRA or NASA. Users
have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy.
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