Office of Defense Trade Controls
Notice to Users: This is a Federal computer system and is the property of the United States Government. It is for authorized use only. Users (authorized or unauthorized) have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy.
Any or all uses of this system and all files on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized site, Department of State, and law enforcement personnel, as well as authorized officials of other agencies, both domestic and foreign. By using this system, the user consents to such interception, monitoring, recording, copying, auditing, inspection, and disclosure at the discretion of authorized site or Department of State personnel.
Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in administrative disciplinary action and civil and criminal penalties. By continuing to use this system you indicate your awareness of and consent to these terms and conditions of use. LOG OFF IMMEDIATELY if you do not agree to the conditions stated in this warning.
Visitors to Electronic Forms portal have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. The Department of State uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Any or all visits to the Electronic Forms Submission portal are subject to the Conditions of Use.
We collect no personal information about you when you visit the Electronic Forms Submission portal, except where otherwise stated, unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically:
- The Internet Protocol (IP) address and the name of the host from which you access the Internet (i.e. 123.456.789.012), whether yours individually, or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP),
- the browser type and version you are using to access the site,
- the operating system and version you are running on your machine,
- the date and time you access our site,
- the pages you peruse (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose that page),
- and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site.
We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors (such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors) and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.
This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond the support staff for the Electronic Forms Submission portal, except as required for site security purposes, to ensure that the Electronic Forms Submission portal remains available to all users, and when required by law enforcement investigation. We use the information only as a source of anonymous statistical information, and no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.