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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes:

Web Site Access Information

All accesses of sot.mitre.org are logged. The following information is recorded for each visitor to the Supply Chain Security System of Trust (SoT™) website: IP address, date and time of access, the requested URL, the referring URL (if provided by the web browser), and the browser type (if provided by the web browser).

The IP address and its associated domain name (if any) are used to determine broad demographic information. The IP address may be used to track how users navigate through the SoT website. User-entered keyword search strings are used to gauge user interest in specific types of SoT information. Each access of an individual SoT page or file is also used to gauge user interest.

Web log information may also be provided to limited research groups within MITRE to support research related to the World Wide Web.

Mailing List Subscription Information

MITRE performs due diligence to ensure that subscription information is kept confidential. In addition, all SoT-related mailing lists that are sponsored by MITRE are configured to prevent attackers from identifying the subscribers to such mailing lists.

Optional information that subscribers may provide, such as company name, location, or job function, is used to determine broad demographic information regarding the types of users of these mailing lists. Subscribers are not required to provide this information.

Provision of Information to Third Parties

MITRE will not provide any information that identifies specific individuals, e.g., email addresses or IP addresses, to any other organization, except where required by law. MITRE may provide broad demographic information to other organizations.

Due Diligence for Intrusion Detection, Prevention, and Reporting

MITRE performs due diligence to preserve the integrity of the information on the SoT website. MITRE uses various logging and tracking mechanisms to support the detection, reporting, or recovery from attempted intrusions into sot.mitre.org. MITRE reserves the right to use all available technologies without notice to protect its networks from unauthorized use, and to report attempted intrusions to the appropriate authorities.

Notification of Privacy Changes

If MITRE changes the information that is recorded on sot.mitre.org, or changes the mechanisms by which this information is added, then MITRE will update this privacy statement and send an email notification to available SoT-related mailing lists.

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