Visitors to the AskRI.org website are important to us. AskRI.org does not record personal information about you without your permission. AskRI.org collects only the information needed to create an efficient electronic gateway for public information.
Collection of Information
AskRI.org automatically collects some information when you look or search through our web pages. It is collected for statistical purposes only. We use the information to make our site easier to use. We do not use it to identify you personally. The information collected includes the following:
- The date and time of your visit.
- Information about your browser type and operating system.
- The parts of our web site you visited.
- The Internet address of your computer and the site that sent you to us.
- If you used a search page to find us, the search terms you entered.
AskRI.org does not ever automatically collect information like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number. Be aware that in order to complete some services you may need to provide personal information. Supplying this information is voluntary. We do not use or place spyware on your computer.
E-mail and Subscribing to Email Alerts
E-mail sent to AskRI.org may be stored for a time. This will allow us to respond to the request, or to provide valuable feedback to help improve the website. When you provide your email address through forms on our website to sign up for alerts, we will use that email address to notify you about the content on AskRI.org that you have subscribed to. We will not sell your data, nor will we share it with others outside of AskRI.org or to its vendors. At any time, you can opt out of emails from us by clicking on the unsubscribe links on the bottom of emails you receive, or by navigating to your subscription account options at
Any information you supply during the completion of an AskRI.org online form will be considered voluntary. This information may be stored for a time to allow us to respond to the request.