The privacy of our users is of utmost importance to Frederick National Laboratory. The policy outlined below establishes how Frederick National Laboratory will use the information we gather about you from your visit to our website.

If You Visit a Frederick National Laboratory Site

We may collect and store information for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections of our site to help us make these sections more useful to visitors. Similar information is gathered for anonymous ftp, remote account log-in, or for other comparable types of connections.

If You Send Us an E-mail

By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending us personal information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address), as in an official Freedom of Information Act request. We may store the name and address of the requester in order to respond to the request or to otherwise resolve the subject matter of your e-mail.

If You Send Us Any Other Information

With the goal of providing better service to our users, some of our sites may include questionnaires, feedback forms, or other means to determine a visitor’s interests. Regardless of the information being transmitted to the Frederick National Laboratory, we will protect all such information in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws.

Specific Disclaimer

“The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or usefulness of the information provided through this website, including its safety, effectiveness, or viability. Frederick National Laboratory disclaims all warranties regarding such information, including, but not limited to, all warranties expressed or implied of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. Frederick National Laboratory further disclaims all obligations and liabilities for damages arising from the use or attempted use of the information, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, and consequential damages, attorneys’ and experts’ fees, and court costs. Any use of the information will be at the risk of the user.”

Copyright Status

Most of the information on this site is in the public domain. Unless stated otherwise, documents and files on Frederick National Laboratory web servers can be freely downloaded and reproduced. Most documents on this server are sponsored by Frederick National Laboratory; however, you may encounter documents that were sponsored along with private companies and other organizations. Other parties may retain all rights to publish or reproduce these documents or to allow others to do so. Some documents available from this server may be protected under U.S. and foreign copyright laws. Permission to reproduce these documents may be required.

Disclaimer of Endorsement


Frederick National Laboratory does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors expressed on Frederick National Laboratory websites do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. government, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.


Some Frederick National Laboratory sites may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. Frederick National Laboratory is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does Frederick National Laboratory endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

Disclaimer of Liability

For documents available from this server, the U.S. government does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness or any information apparatus, product, or process disclosed.