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ARC Privacy Policy

The Appalachian Regional Commission provides this Web site as a public service. ARC does not collect personal information about visitors to this site unless it is given voluntarily.

Information Collected
When you browse the ARC Web site or download files, certain information about your visit is automatically gathered and stored. This information does not identify you personally and is not readable by other servers. The information is gathered to help ARC make its site more useful to visitors—to determine the information visitors want and the types of technology they use. ARC does not collect personally identifiable information unless it is voluntarily submitted by the user through forms on the ARC Web site. These forms are always voluntary.

If you have any questions or concerns about the ARC Web site privacy policy, please contact the ARC Webmaster.

Links to Other Sites
ARC provides links or pointers to non-ARC Web sites for the convenience of visitors to this site. These links provide information that may be useful or interesting and are being provided consistent with the purpose of the ARC Web site. ARC cannot attest to the accuracy of the information provided by these links, and the links do not constitute an endorsement by ARC or any of its employees of the sponsors of the sites or the information or products presented on the sites. Once users follow links or pointers to external sites, they are subject to the privacy policies of those sites.

Concerns about the appropriateness of any links or pointers on the ARC site should be addressed to the ARC Webmaster.

For site security and to ensure that the ARC Web site remains available to all users, ARC employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, otherwise cause damage, or access non-public information. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996. Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

If you have any questions or comments on the information presented here, please send them to the ARC Webmaster.

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