NICHD Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Our website links to other National Institutes of Health (NIH) sites, federal agency sites, and, occasionally, to non-government sites. Once you leave NICHD's primary website, you are subject to the privacy policy for the site(s) you are visiting. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you during your visit to NICHD websites, unless y​​ou choose to provide it to us. We do, however, collect some data about your visit—see details below—to help us better understand how people use the site. NICHD never collects information for commercial marketing or any purpose unrelated to the NICHD mission and goals.

When visitors send email containing personal information to, NICHD staff responds to the letters and files them for response-tracking purposes. Only those staff members approved to respond to such emails may view or answer them.

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