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Privacy Policy

Privacy and Security Introduction

The privacy and security of Do Not Pay Portal customers are of utmost importance. You must be enrolled to use the Do Not Pay Portal. Any personal information you may provide, as part of the Do Not Pay enrollment process, will be used only for authorized purposes. We will not collect personal information about you just because you visit this site.

Internet Security Policy

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

In order to improve the usefulness of this website, we automatically collect and maintain statistical information from our site's data logs that concern network traffic flow and volume. If you visit Do Not Pay, browse through the website or read pages, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and how the Do Not Pay Portal is used. In addition, we track this information for audit purposes and to ensure the privacy of the data is being maintained.

Privacy and Correspondence via E-mail

Individual users are discouraged from sending personal information (such as a Social Security Number) when sending us an email question or comment. We may use the information contained in the email to respond to your requests. We may forward your e-mail to others who are better able to answer your questions. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons. We do not collect or use information for commercial marketing.

Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to other federal agency websites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Data Quality

This website contains information that has been collected from various federal agencies pursuant to OMB, M-11-16 revising App. C of Circular A-123 (4/14/11) (recommending that Federal agencies evaluate Federal databases to assess whether information exchange can help strengthen pre-and post-payment reviews), Presidential Memorandum, Enhancing Payment Accuracy Through a ‘‘Do Not Pay List’’ (6/18/10) (requiring Federal agencies to review pre-payment and pre-award procedures and to review available databases to prevent improper payments, and Ex. O. 13520, Reducing Improper Payments and Eliminating Waste in Federal Programs (11/20/09).

The Information Quality Act, 44 U.S.C. 3516 (note), also referred to as the Data Quality Act, ensures the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information disseminated by federal agencies. As required by the Information Quality Act, OMB issued government-wide guidelines, (government-wide guidelines February 22, 2002), to provide policy and procedural guidance to federal agencies. Federal agencies have issued their own implementing guidelines to ensure that disseminated information meets information quality standards. Agencies have worked to ensure that the information presented through the Do Not Pay Portal meets the agency information quality standards. If you have concerns regarding the information presented on this site, please follow the steps below to voice your concerns:

Identify the federal agency that reported the data in question

Call 1-855-837-4391 and we will provide the appropriate agency contact