The Privacy Act of 1974, this web site does not collect data of a personal or confidential nature about its users.
Submissions to feedback forms are voluntary.
Even though this is not a commercial web site, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA")
and do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to our web site(s):
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
The MSD web site uses a third-party service for tracking and reporting visits to our site in order to understand
our web traffic. The information collected about your visit to our web site is not used to personally identify you.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to
our site and the types of technology our visitors use. The following specific and summary items may be collected:
We use a third-party service provider for our site search feature and for web analytics (Google). Please review the
Google Privacy Statement.
- The IP address from which you access our web site (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your
computer whenever you are using the World Wide Web).
- The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu"
if you connect from a university's domain).
- The type of browser and operating system you use to access our site -- for example, Internet Explorer on Windows or
Safari on Mac..
- dates and times you access our site.
The pages on our web site you visit, including their size.
- If you followed a link from a previous web site to our web site the URL of that referring web site.
- Any errors you may encounter while using our web site.
If You Choose to Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, for example, by sending us e-mail, we use that information
to respond to your message. We do not create individual profiles or mailing lists with the information provided.
No information, including your e-mail address, will be sold or distributed to any other organization without explicit,
In the event of illegal or unlawful practices, the specific and summary information may be shared with duly authorized
law enforcement agents.
Links to Other Sites
Our Web site has links to other government and private web sites. Once you leave our web site, information about
Keeping Children Safe Online
Children should be sure to ask their parents for permission before they send any information about themselves
(name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved
with their and to be aware of activities in which they are participating.