Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The United States Secret Service (USSS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) use the data collected at this website to possibly initiate an investigation. When you visit our site, we may automatically collect and store the following information whether or not you provide information:

  • 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) whenever you are connected to the Internet from which you access our website

  • The type of browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Chrome) and operating system (Windows, Macintosh, Linux) used to access our site

  • The date and time you access our site

  • The pages you visit

  • If you linked to this website from another website, the address of that website


  • This information is only used to help make the site more useful for you. With this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits, except as specified below.

    Information Collected from Web Forms

    The United States Secret Service (USSS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) use the data submitted to this website to help determine whether investigative action will be taken. The information you submit is maintained and controlled by the USSS and FBI. You will be required to provide personal identifying information, for example your mailing address. Before you do so, you should know that various people within the USSS and FBI might see the material you submit. The information will be entered into a database and we may share it with other agencies. Information collected may be used for responding to breach reports, as well as other authorized purposes.


    Security and Consent to Monitor

    For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. To protect the system from unauthorized use and to ensure that the system is functioning properly, individuals using this computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by authorized personnel, and such monitoring and recording will be conducted. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this service, are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable federal law. When you file a breach report using this system, secure socket layer (SSL) encryption is used to protect the information you submit. The information you provide is securely stored offline.



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