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We use these statistics to make improvements to GPO.gov, not to identify individual users or their searches. We do not enable cookies to monitor usage or to gather users' personal information.
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Encryption: Encryption technology ensures the protection of personal information via private, secure transactions. View encryption information for the U.S. Government Online Bookstore.
In the case that suspicious activity of this sort arises, a user's personal information may be tracked to identify a possible threat. This is the only reason that GPO will ever collect personal information and/or monitor user activity without asking permission or giving prior notice.
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GPO Privacy Program
The United States Government Printing Office (GPO) places a high priority on protecting information in identifiable form that is collected, used, maintained, and disseminated by the Agency. For additional information, go to GPO Privacy Program.