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Privacy Policy & Security

NTIS is committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information. Such information is kept within NTIS although some information may be provided to our agency sources. For products developed under a joint venture, some information may be shared with our joint venture partner.

Your Rights under the Privacy Act

Information concerning the Privacy Act can be found on the following Web site:

NTIS follows the Department of Commerce's Privacy Policy:

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our site:

NTIS Hosted Systems Privacy Impact Analysis (PIA) Documentation

FDonline is a solution for automating the annual financial disclosure process. FDonline facilitates the automation of the United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450 and Form 278. FDonline helps employees fulfill their obligations and help make the process of filling out forms hassle-free.

Contacting NTIS Privacy Office

Please direct Privacy related complaints, concerns, or questions to


Our Web site has links to many other federal agencies. In a few cases, we link to private organizations with their permission. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.