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privacy policy

Thank you for visiting the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee website. Protecting the personal privacy of individuals who use the Internet is a priority of the Committee. Here, you can read about the policies in place to safeguard the privacy of individuals who visit this website. If you have questions or concerns about the Internet privacy policy, or any other issues involving the Internet, please contact the Committee by telephone or postal mail.

The basic Internet privacy policy of this website is simple: this website collects no personal information about you when you visit the site. Read below for more information on the type of information that may be gathered when you visit this website and how that information is handled.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The U.S. Senate collects aggregate data about visits to Senate websites, such as statistics that show which parts of each website were visited the most. The following information is also collected when you visit any U.S. Senate website: the domain from which you access the Senate website, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit, and the address of the website, if any, that provided the link from which you reached the Senate site. This information is gathered only for the purpose of enabling the Senate to improve the online service provided to visitors to Senate websites.

No individual identifying or personal information (such as your name) is automatically gathered when you visit any Senate website. The Committee’s website does not use ‘cookies’ or other means to track your visit in any way. Learn more about the Senate’s Internet security and privacy policy online.

Personal Information

This website is set up not to collect any personal information when you visit.

This website has links to other useful sites on the Internet, including sites of other government agencies and sites relating to Foreign Relations Committee business. If you follow any link that takes you to a location that does not include ‘’ in the address, you will have left the Senate web server, and you will need to refer to that site’s own privacy policy.