Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit ITDEVTECH, we may store some or all of the following: the Internet address from which you access ITDEVTECH, date and time, the Internet address of the website from which you linked to ITDEVTECH, the name of the file or words you searched, items clicked on a page, and the browser and operating system used.
This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us develop the site, analyze patterns of usage, and to make the site more useful. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users. ITDEVTECH retains its Web access logs for 180 days. On occasion, ITDEVTECH may provide this information to third party entities it contracts with for the purposes of research analysis.
When you visit some websites, their web servers generate pieces of information known as cookies. Cookies are commonly used to recognize your computer in the future.
ITDEVTECH uses per-session cookies to serve technical purposes, like providing seamless navigation through ITDEVTECH. These cookies do not permanently record data and they are not stored on your computer’s hard drive. ITDEVTECH’s session cookies are available only during an active browser session. When you close your browser, the session cookie disappears.
ITDEVTECH also uses persistent cookies to be able to track the number of unique visitors to the site.
Users can choose to disable cookies using their web browsers. It will not affect their ability to search for, review and retrieve data on the site.
Users are NOT required to provide any information to search, retrieve, download, filter and otherwise use the data available on ITDEVTECH. If you choose to provide us with personal information—like filling out a form on ITDEVTECH to ask questions, request a dataset, etc. with an email address—we use that information to respond to your message, and to help get you the information you requested. Providing your email address is optional, and your email address will not be published. We only share the information you give us with another government agency to assist in answering your questions and to better understand user needs for ITDEVTECH, or as otherwise required by law. Any email address provided in connection with your question or suggestion will not be publicly viewable on the website. ITDEVTECH never collects information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing.
In contacting ITDEVTECH with your questions and comments, you should NOT include additional personal information, especially Social Security numbers.
For certain ITDEVTECH users who need access to administrative privileges in order to carry out ITDEVTECH functions in their roles as official representatives of federal, state, local or tribal governments or certain non-governmental organizations, ITDEVTECH collects additional information such as name, organization, job title, and business address, business telephone number and business email address.
ITDEVTECH is NOT a Privacy Act System of Record. Submission of any information is voluntary, and the collection of email addresses for user accounts with administrative privileges is being done purely for the purpose of authentication.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
A variety of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards are maintained to protect information. For example, commercially reasonable tools and techniques are used to protect against unauthorized access to ITDEVTECH systems. ITDEVTECH has been Certified and Accredited (C&A) by the General Services Administration (GSA). Also, access to email received is restricted to those who need such access in the course of their duties for ITDEVTECH.
ITDEVTECH may contain links to websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. ITDEVTECH provides these links as a service to our users. When users link to an outside website, they are leaving the ITDEVTECH site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s). You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with these policies.
ITDEVTECH will not link to any website that exhibits hate, bias, or discrimination. ITDEVTECH reserves the right to deny or remove any link that contains misleading information or unsubstantiated claims, or is determined to be in conflict with ITDEVTECH’s policies.
Changes to this Policy
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.
All information accessed through ITDEVTECH is in compliance with the required confidentiality, integrity, and availability controls mandated by Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 199 as promulgated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the associated NIST publications supporting the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process. Submitting Agencies are required to follow NIST guidelines and OMB guidance (including C&A requirements).
All information accessed through ITDEVTECH must be in compliance with current privacy requirements including OMB guidance. In particular, Agencies are responsible for ensuring that the datasets accessed through ITDEVTECH have any required Privacy Impact Assessments or System of Records Notices (SORN) easily available on their websites.
Data Quality and Retention
All information accessed through ITDEVTECH is subject to the Information Quality Act (P.L. 106-554). For all data accessed through ITDEVTECH, each agency has confirmed that the data being provided through this site meets the agency’s Information Quality Guidelines.
While not required, when using content, data, documentation, code, and related materials from ITDEVTECH in your own work, we ask that proper credit be given. An example citation is provided below:
Data retrieved from ITDEVTECH (https://www.itdevtech.com/)
Disclaimer and Endorsement
The ITDEVTECH website includes hypertext links, or pointers, to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. ITDEVTECH only provides these links and pointers for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the ITDEVTECH site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.
Applicability of this Data Policy
Nothing in this Data Policy alters, or impedes the ability to carry out, the authorities of the Federal Departments and Agencies to perform their responsibilities under law and consistent with applicable legal authorities, appropriations, and presidential guidance, nor does this Data Policy limit the protection afforded any information by other provisions of law.