Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting We are committed to respecting your right to privacy and will protect it when you visit our website.

This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices only, including how we collect and use your personal information. It covers information collected on this website. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to third party websites that you are able to reach from our website, nor does it cover practices of other elements within DOT. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policies of third parties and other DOT websites to learn how they collect and use information about you.

What information do we collect automatically online?
When you visit our website, we collect information about your visit that does not identify you personally. We collect the type of computer, browser, and operating system you are using. We also collect the date, time, pages you visit, and if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website. Collecting this information helps us design the website to suit your needs.

Why do we collect your information online and how do we use it?
Our principal purpose for collecting personal information online is to provide you with the information you need and want, and to facilitate the use of our website.

We will only use your information for the purposes for which you have provided this information, or for the purposes required under the law.

Generally, our uses of information collected online include:

Responding to your questions or requests;
Replying to your “feedback” comments;
Managing your access to restricted areas of the website; or
Fulfilling your requests for reports, publications, subscriptions, and other similar information.

Do we give you choices on how we use the information you provide us?
Throughout our website, we will let you know whether the information we ask you to provide is voluntary or required. By providing personally identifiable information, you are granting us consent to use this personally identifiable information for the primary purpose for which you are providing it. Additionally, we will ask you to grant us consent before using your voluntarily provided information for any secondary purposes, other than those required under the law.

How do we secure your information we collect online?
We are committed to properly securing the information we collect online by logical access control to the website and its database, and both physical and logical access control provided by our hosting provider services.