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File Documents in Adjudicative Proceedings

The paper originals, and requisite paper copies thereof, of all filings in adjudicative proceedings that must be filed with the Office of the Secretary should be (1) delivered to Constitution Center, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Suite 5610, Washington

Third Party Services

The FTC uses third-party services such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to communicate and interact with the public.

Leaving the FTC Website

Our websites link to pages located on sites maintained by other agencies and organizations. Once you access another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site.

Protect Personal Information

We use security measures to protect your personal information and to control access to it, including computer safeguards and monitoring, and secured files and buildings to control access.

Use of Personal Information

If you submit information for the public record, such as a comment on an FTC rule, guide or workshop, you can limit the posting of this information only as provided in our confidentiality rules.

Information Review

Yes. You have certain rights under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act of 1974.

Collection of Information

When you visit an FTC website, we automatically collect some temporary information about your visit to help us improve navigation on our site or investigate disruption of service attacks.

Children's Information

If a visitor to our website tells us that he or she is under the age of 13, we do not collect any personal information from that person.

Doing Business With The FTC

If you are doing business with the FTC (for example, working for us as a contractor), we are also required to collect your Social Security number or other taxpayer ID number.

Personal Information

We collect and maintain the information that you provide to us to enforce or administer the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and many other laws and regulations.

File a Comment

The FTC requests feedback from the public on proposed rulemakings, regulations, and updates, proposed settlements, modifications of existing orders, workshops, and other agency activities.