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