Privacy and Security Notice


Thank you for visiting the website and reviewing our privacy and security notice.=rOur privacy protocols are plain and simple. We collect NO personal information, such as names or addresses, when you visit our website. ARM is committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal information and the security of our computer systems. ARM makes every effort to comply with applicable federal law, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Act of 1974, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Freedom of Information Act, with regard to collecting, using, and disclosing personally identifiable information (PII).

As a general rule, ARM does not collect PII when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information. The information we collect varies based on what you do when visiting our site.

We do, however, collect some technical data when you visit our website to make your visit seamless.

Providing Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information by filling out a form with on the website, the information requested on form will be used only for the stated purpose (for example, to respond to your inquiry or to include your publication in the database, etc.). We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. We never create individual profiles for any purpose other than website functionality (e.g., login) or give information to any private organizations. never collects information for commercial marketing.

While you must provide some information, such as name, email, or telephone number for a localized response to any incoming questions or comments to, we do NOT request or recommend that you include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you browse, read pages, or download information on the website, we automatically gather and store certain technical data about your visit. This information never identifies who you are. The information we collect and store about your visit includes:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the internet (for example, “” if you use a private Internet access account, or “” if you connect from a university’s domain);
  • The IP address from which you access our website;
  • The type of browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, MacOs, Unix) used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • The internet address of the website from which you directly linked to our site

This information is used by analytics programs on our website to collect summary statistics that allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is of most and least interest, determine technical design specifications, monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful to visitors. We never track or record information that could identify individuals and connect them with the pages they visit.

Information Protection & Retention

ARM implements a variety of security measures to securely store and maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. These measures include encryption, firewalls, password protection, among others.

Your personal information will be kept no longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy and to allow us to comply with legal requirements.

Data Protection Rights

ARM would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request ARM for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that ARM correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that ARM erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that ARM restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to ARM’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that ARM transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.


When you visit some websites, their webservers generate pieces of information known as cookies. Some cookies collect personal information to recognize your computer in the future. This is not the case at, where we only use non-persistent cookies or “per-session cookies.” These cookies do not collect personal information on users, and they are erased as soon as you leave our website.

Per-session cookies serve technical purposes like providing seamless navigation through These cookies do not permanently record data, and they are not stored on your computer’s hard drive. cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Again, once you close your browser, the cookie disappears.

Links within

The website contains links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. ARM provides these links as a service to our users. When users link from to an outside website, they leave the site and become subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s). Read the complete Linking Protocols for more information.

Site Security

  • For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
  • Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.
  • Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.