FTC Info

Information Collected by 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 include links 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.

Network Security and Protecting Personal Information

We use security measures to protect your personal information and to control access to it, including safeguarding and monitoring our network and controlling access to our files, equipment, and buildings.

Limiting FTC Use of Your 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 Collected by FTC Websites

When you visit an FTC website, we automatically collect some 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.

Personal Information Collected by the FTC

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.