Privacy & Security

EFedLink.org is a Web portal that provides links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy and its federal agency partners do not necessarily control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or comprehensiveness of this outside information. Furthermore, these links do not constitute endorsement of the viewpoints, products or services offered on these external websites. All links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of EFedLink.org.

EFedLink.org does not collect personal information from visitors, unless they choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically.

What We Collect & Store Automatically

  • The name of the Internet domain from which visitors access the Internet (for example, Harvard.edu if visitors connect from Harvard University’s domain);
  • The dates and times visitors accessed our site;
  • The pages visitors viewed on EFedLink.org; and
  • The Internet address of the website from which visitors linked to our site (i.e. if they found EFedLink.org through a search on Google).

EFedLink.org uses this information to count the number of visitors who view different pages on our site. By understanding how visitors found EFedLink.org, we can make our site more useful to them.

Emails from Visitors

Visitors may choose to provide us with personal information through an email posing a comment or question. We use this information to improve our service and/or respond to the request. Sometimes we may forward emails to other federal agencies that may be better able to address the issue or concern. With the exception of authorized law enforcement investigations, or as otherwise required by law, we will not share personal information with any other outside organizations.

Security for EFedLink.org

For security purposes, EFedLink.org monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on the site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.

Content or Image Distribution

EFedLink.org is provided as a public service by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, the managing partner of the site. Content on the site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied, as long as credit is given to EFedLink.org. The images on EFedLink.org do not belong to the site and are licensed from various stock photography companies. Therefore, we cannot authorize the use of these photos to outside parties.

Purview of EFedLink.org's Exit Disclaimer Policy

EFedLink.org provides thousands of links to information from federal, state and local government agencies, educational institutions and disability advocacy and nonprofit organizations. We provide these links to help visitors access comprehensive information on disability-related subjects.

Once visitors select a link and leave EFedLink.org, they will be subject to the privacy and/or security policies of those external websites. EFedLink.org does not and cannot:

  • Guarantee that external websites comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d);
  • Guarantee that the owners of these websites will protect visitors’ privacy – visitors are subject to the privacy policies of these external sites;
  • Control or guarantee the comprehensiveness, accuracy or timeliness of the information;
  • Endorse the organizations that sponsor or host these external websites, nor the viewpoints, products or services they may offer;
  • Authorize the use of copyrighted materials provided by external websites. Visitors are responsible for requesting authorization from the sponsors of these external websites.