The Congressional Institute, Inc. has created this privacy statement to clearly communicate our actions that might impact your privacy, which we greatly appreciate. Information Automatically Logged We use your IP address to gather broad demographic information. This helps us cater our sites to our various audiences. The demographic information we gather is very general. We do not share your IP address with anyone or generate un-requested messages to you. Cookies Our Site uses cookies to track the number of visitors to certain pages. Registration Forms Our site’s registration forms may require users to give us contact information (like their name, email, and postal address). Your voluntary submission of this information is the only way you will receive update information from us. Contact information from the registration forms is used to learn more about the interests of visitors to our site. We never sell or give this information to others for any reason. Users may opt-out of receiving future e-mailings; see the Choice/Opt-Out section below. External Links Our sites contain links to other sites. The Congressional Institute, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Quantcast Our team utilizes Quantcast Measure to help understand the characteristics and demographics of the people who visit Quantcast does not collect any personally identifiable information (PII).  All of the analysis is conducted anonymously with the goal of understanding our audience and improving the site to better serve them. The data collected is not being utilized for targeted ads nor is it being shared with outside parties. Hotjar We also use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device’s IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link. You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out linkForum This site may make chat rooms, forum and message boards, blogs, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Choice/Opt-Out For those visitors who have previously signed-up to receive messages from us, our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving additional information. Please send an email to

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