This section of the page explains how the FightingMalaria.gov website will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
- If you visit our site to read or download information, such as health research information about one of our projects:
We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or iowa.edu if you are connecting from the University of Iowa's domain); your operating system and browser type/version; the date and time you access our site; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and what information you view while you visit our website.
We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, find out what information is the most viewed, and to help us make our website more useful to visitors.
Cookies and other information stored on your computer
This site does NOT use the "cookies" that some websites use to gather and store information about your visits to their sites.
Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, which some web servers collect from you when you access them. That data is stored on your hard drive-not on the website's server. Whenever you visit a "cookie" site, the server looks for its cookie on your hard drive and, if found, then reads the information it stored there. Cookies generally are stored in your browser's directory or folder in a file named cookie.txt (MagicCookie on a Macintosh).
However, this site DOES use "session cookies," which allows quicker transfer of information from the FightingMalaria.gov website server to the user. A session cookie, or "memory cookie," is a temporary block of information stored in the memory of your computer. Regular cookies are files stored on your computer, while session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
Further, some of the links on the FightingMalaria.gov website point to non-USAID sites which may place cookies on your computer. If you want to avoid such cookies, we encourage you to set your browser to notify you when cookies are being set and allow you to reject them. Your system's help files will explain how to do this.
For SITE SECURITY purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this 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 under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
We generally will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.
If monitoring reveals evidence of possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to law enforcement personnel.
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, we request only that USAID be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author.
The documents posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to websites other than a USAID-managed website is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.
Disclaimer of Liability
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, with the many of documents available, often uploaded within short deadlines, we cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. We make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.
Links to this Website or its Contents
You may freely link to this website or any of its content. We ask only that you identify that the link is to an Internet resource.
Links to Other Sites
The FightingMalaria.gov website has links to United States Government agencies and to private organizations, who we believe are relevant to our agency's mission. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.
Unless a copyright is indicated, information on this website is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used without USAID's permission. We request that USAID be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author or USAID, as appropriate.
If a copyright is indicated on a photo, graphic, or any other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.
This copyright notice does not pertain to information at websites other than this website.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website is strictly prohibited and is subject to prosecution under Title 18 U.S.C., Sections 1001 and 1030). [See Security Notice]
The President's Malaria Initiative manages the overall information content, design and organization of this website.
Verification or Hard Copy of Content
If you would like verification or a hard copy of information released on this website, contact our staff:
Analysis, Information Management & Communications Activity (AIM)
655 15th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
For More Information
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please use the address or phone or fax numbers listed above or e-mail us.