Personally Identifiable Information
As a general rule, the iwl does not collect PII about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Submitting PII through our website is voluntary. By doing so, you are giving iwl your permission to use the information for a specific, stated purpose. If you choose to provide us with PII, through such methods as completing a web form, we will use that information to help us provide you the information or service you have requested. The information we may receive from you varies based on what you do when visiting our site. iwl never collects information for commercial marketing. If we store your PII in a record system designed to retrieve information about you by personal identifier (name, personal email address, home mailing address, personal or mobile phone number, etc.), so that we may contact you, we will safeguard the information you provide to us.
Many of our programs and websites allow you to send us email messages. We will use the information you provide to respond to your inquiry.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you browse through any website, certain information about your visit can be collected. We automatically collect the following types of information about your visit:
- Domain from which you access the Internet;
- IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer when surfing the Internet);
- Operating system and information about the device or browser used when visiting the site;
- Date and time of your visit;
- Content you visited or downloaded; and,
- Website (such as google.com or bing.com) or referral source (email notice or social media site) that connected you to the website.
iwl uses a variety of different Web measurement software tools to gather this information. iwl gathers this information to improve our websites. We may use the aggregated data to share with our partners and contractors to help improve visitor experiences. iwl also uses online surveys to collect opinions and feedback from a random sample of visitors. This survey does not collect PII. Participation in the survey is voluntary. If you decline the survey, you will still have access to the identical information and resources on the website as those who take the survey. Answers to the survey help iwl improve its website to make it easier to use and more responsive to the needs of our visitors.
iwl may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) that we can access when you visit the iwl website in future. We do this to help improve the user experience of the website. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Third-Party Websites and Applications
iwl uses social media websites and other kinds of third-party websites. iwl uses social media websites to engage in dialogue, share information and media, and collaborate with the public. iwl may also use these websites to make information and services widely available, while promoting transparency and accountability, as a service for those seeking information about or services from iwl.
Interaction with Children Online
iwl Services and iwl Websites are not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age.
Visiting Other Websites
Our website contains links to other agencies, organizations, and entities. These websites are not within our control and may not follow the same privacy, security, or accessibility polices. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site.