Policy Overview

Thank you for visiting a CHRR web site and for reviewing our privacy and security statement. CHRR at The Ohio State University is strongly committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal information and the security of our computer systems. We make every effort to ensure compliance with applicable Federal law, including the Privacy Act of 1974, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Freedom of Information Act.

As a general rule, we do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

When you visit a CHRR web site, CHRR may collect and store the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which you accessed the Internet (for example, bls.gov, if you are connecting from a Bureau of Labor Statistics computer account).
  • The date and time you accessed our site.
  • The internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site.
  • Web browser details from the web browser used to visit a CHRR web site for improved web browser support.

We use this information to compile summary statistics to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is of most and least interest, determine technical design specifications, monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.

If cookies are enabled in your web browser, CHRR may use them to manage your session and save your preferences. (A cookie is data stored on your hard drive from your web browser passed to a web server.) CHRR does not use cookies to monitor your usage or gather personal information. If you have disabled cookies in your web browser, you can still use some of CHRR web sites, but your search preferences will not be saved for the next time you use it.

Protecting Your Personal Information
Personal information that you submit in a comment or question to a CHRR web site or by email, phone, or fax is not distributed to parties outside of CHRR. CHRR does not provide names, addresses, email addresses, or other information about users of CHRR web sites to advertisers, government agencies (including the Bureau of Labor Statistics), or anyone else outside of CHRR.