Your privacy is very important to us. When you visit SIPC.org, we automatically collect and store a log file, which contains the following information about your visit:
- the date and time;
- the originating Internet Protocol (IP) address;
- the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser);
- the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser);
- the object requested;
- the number of bytes transferred to and from your computer;
- completion status of the request; and
- pages visited.
SIPC uses these log files to evaluate aggregate visitor usage so that we can optimize the content of this website and server performance to better meet your needs.
In the event of a security incident, such data may be further refined manually to allow security specialists to identify Internet service providers and, in extreme cases, individuals causing a security breach.
SIPC reserves the right to disclose any information gathered from the log reports or from a form on its website to its agents or contractors, or when the disclosure is required by law or regulation. SIPC otherwise does not sell, lend, rent or otherwise provide this information to any third parties. This site has instituted security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
SIPC.org contains links to other third-party websites. SIPC does not endorse, and is not responsible for, the privacy practices or the content of these websites.