Privacy Policy

I appreciate you taking the time to visit my website.  Your privacy concerns are very important, so please know that we have safeguards in place to protect the privacy of visitors to my site.

First and foremost, we do not collect any personal information about you when you visit the site unless you choose to provide that information to us during your visit so that we can contact you about a legislative issue you have raised; a U.S. flag you have requested to be flown; sites in DC you are interested in touring; or a problem you need assistance with that involves a federal agency.

The following answers the most frequently asked questions about privacy and this website.

What Information is Collected and Stored Automatically?

The following information is collected when you visit any U.S. Senate website:

  • The domain from which you access the Senate website
  • The date and time of your visit
  • Which pages you visit
  • The address of the website, if any, that provided the link from which you reached the Senate site.

This Senate collects this information solely for the purposes of improving the online service visitors to Senate websites are provided.

Is Any Individual Identifying or Personal Information Collected?

No individual identifying or personal information (such as your name) is automatically gathered when you visit any Senate web site. This website does not use 'cookies' or other means to track your visit to our site in any way. To learn more about the Senate's Internet security and privacy policy online, please visit:

What Happens if You Choose to Send Us Personal Information?

Please be assured, that if you choose to provide information through my website, that information will be treated with the utmost confidentially by my staff and me.  If you request our assistance in resolving an issue, the information you provide may be shared with other government agencies only when necessary to resolve your issue.

How Safe Are Links to Other Sites on Your Website?

This website has links to other useful sites on the Internet, including sites of other government agencies and non-government sites. If you follow any link that takes you to a location that does not include '' in the address, you will have left the Senate web server and you will need to refer to that site's own privacy policy.

Related Links

U.S. Senate's Internet Security and Privacy Policy