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HHS University's Privacy Policy Notice

Thank you for visiting the Department of Health and Human Services University (HHSU) website and for reviewing HHSU’s Privacy Policy. HHSU is committed to the privacy of its users. HHSU Privacy Policy is as follows:

Information Automatically Collected and Stored:

When you browse through any web site, certain personal information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

- The name of the domain you use to access the Internet
- The date and time of your visit
- The pages you visited
- The address of the website you came from when you visited our site

We use this information for statistical purposes. Collection and analysis of this information will help us to enhance site performance and improve informational materials available on our website and overall customer service.

Personally Provided Information:

We collect no information about you other than information that you voluntarily provide to enable you access to certain sites and functionality within the Mentoring Matching System.

You are not required to provide us with personal information to visit our web sites. Specific information however, is required for you to fully participate in the mentor-mentee matching process and to set-up an account in the system. The personal information that is collected to facilitate account setup and matching is as follows:

- First and last name
- Position title
- General Schedule (i.e., GS) grade
- Career path and series
- Operating Division (i.e., OPDIV)
- Contact telephone number
- E-mail address
- Mailing address
- Supervisor’s e-mail address

If you choose to provide us with the personal information requested, we will only maintain information as long as necessary to fulfill the stated purpose for the data collected. The information will be regularly archived and protected by the Privacy Act which restricts our use of such information based on certain disclosures.


HHSU does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any information about our website visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law or statute.

Intrusion Detection:

For site security purposes, HHSU employs software programs to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the website.

This site is maintained by the U.S. Government and is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in Federal Court.

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