We do not collect or store any personally-identifiable information when you visit our site. The information we receive, depends upon what you provide when visiting our site, however all information provided and generated will be lost after either closing your browser or 30 minutes of inactivity.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the following information:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com if you are connecting from a personal computer account).
- The date and time you access our site.
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.
- Commonly researched benefits, keywords searched and questionnaire responses.
The above information is used by software programs on our website to create summary statistics. We can then determine the number of visitors to the different sections of our site. We can also identify what information is of most and least interest, helping us make our site more useful to visitors.
Should you wish to file a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), instructions are provided at https://www.doi.gov/foia.
Finally, the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), requires us to notify you that the Privacy Act protects the information you are providing to us. The Privacy Act also requires we notify you that, in rare instances, we may have to disclose this registration information in accordance with published routine uses of these records, which can be found at: https://www.doi.gov/ocio/policy-mgmt-support/privacy/records-notices.
If you link to other sites:
Social Media and Third-Party Sites
In addition to the Native One Stop official website, we use social media and third party sites to provide Native One Stop content in a different format that may be useful or interesting to you. When we use these sites, the information we provide is consistent with the intended purpose of the Native One Stop website. No Personally Identifiable Information (PII) may be requested from or collected by Native One Stop on social media sites. The privacy protection provided on social media and third party sites that are not a part of the Native One Stop website may not be the same as the privacy protection given by Native One Stop and described here.
Cookie Use Notice
Cookies are small pieces of temporary data that are exchanged between a website and a user's computer which enable a "session," or "dialog," to be established between the two machines. With the session established, we are able to tailor responses (i.e., identify and provide you with the information you want) and help you traverse our Web pages in the most efficient and effective manner possible. The session ends when we do not receive further requests from your computer or you simply exit your browser.
For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our website also 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 of 1996.
We maintain this site to enhance public access to government benefits information. This is a service that is continually under development. While we try to keep the information timely and accurate, we make no guarantees of this. We will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention.
The documents on this site contain hypertext pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. Please be aware that we do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author of the reference or the organization operating the server on which the reference is maintained.
Section 508 requires all Federal agencies, to make electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. We are constantly pursuing compliance with Section 508 specifications as set forth by the Federal government. Federal websites are subject to regulations requiring self-enforcement of Section 508 compliance.
When a webpage requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be used on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to the plug-in or applet a user needs in order to view that content. Links to applets, plug-ins or other applications are listed below:
AddThis is a social bookmarking tool that allows visitors to share links from Native One Stop to social media sites. This tool gathers data like browser type, operating system and the social site you used.
To learn more about how DOI uses AddThis, see their Social Media Policy Page.
Best Web Browsers for Native One Stop
Native One Stop recommends you use the most up-to-date web browser available for the best user experience. Some features will not function on older browsers.
Recommended Web Browsers
- Internet Explorer 11
- Microsoft Edge
- Opera (latest major release and two prior releases)
- Firefox (latest major release and two prior releases)
- Chrome (latest major release and two prior releases)
- Safari (latest major release and two prior releases)
Last Updated: 12/29/16