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National Mediation Board Website Privacy Act Policy

PUBLIC INQUIRIES (202) 692-5050

Thank you for visiting the National Mediation Board Website and reviewing our privacy policy. With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, the NMB complies with applicable Federal law, including, but not limited to, the Privacy Act of 1974, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Freedom of Information Act.

Information We Do Collect: Once you enter our Website to browse, read pages, or download information, our internet service provider (ISP) will automatically gather and store the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from an educational domain) and the IP address from which you access our Website. The IP address is the number assigned to your computer that is automatically communicated whenever you access the Web.
  2. The date and time you access our site, and the pages of our Website that you visit.

The ISP provides us periodic web server statistics for customer service purposes only. This information does not identify you personally. We use this information to determine our visitors’ areas of interest, help us understand how to improve the navigation and content of our Website, and otherwise help us make our site more useful to visitors.

If you use our Website’s e-mail link to offer suggestions for improving the structure and/or content of our site, we will consider your suggestions.

Information We Do Not Collect: We do not track, record or otherwise collect personal information about you when you visit our Website. Consistent with our stated policy, we do not file or retain e-mail communications received via our Website’s e-mail link. We do not share information about your visit with other Government agencies, except as may be required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide nor do we collect information for commercial marketing.

Links to Other Websites: The NMB web site has links to many Government and Private organizations, which are in keeping with its responsibilities under the Railway Labor Act. The NMB does not control such web sites and is not responsible for their content. These links do not imply any endorsement by the NMB. Once you access another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the linked site. The NMB will immediately remove a link to any organization that requests removal.

Contacting the NMB: You may contact the Board concerning its operations by telephone at (202) 692-5050, or via email at SAOP@nmb.gov, or inquiries may be mailed to the National Mediation Board, Washington, D.C. 20572.