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Privacy Policy

CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of our visitors, as well as those who request information or advice from CPWR.

In order to fulfill government grant guidelines and track the usage of our Web site, we collect and store information about the visit, but we do not collect personal identifying information. We collect and store only the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which visitors access the Internet, such as or, and IP address. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a computer when surfing the Web.
  • The date and time a visitor accesses our site and the time the visitor logs off.
  • The pages that the visitor views.
  • The Internet address of the Web site last viewed by the visitor before coming to our site.

We use this information to [1] create summary statistics so that we can determine what information is of the most interest to our visitors, [2] help us enhance the site’s quality and usefulness, and [3] report site usage to the agencies that fund our organization. We do not collect your name, your email address or other identifying information.

We offer visitors a chance to sign up for our CPWR mailing list and receive our newsletter. We ask for the name and mailing information of those who wish to receive our mailings, but we will never share or sell your personal information with any other organization or outside party. We do not collect the email addresses of our visitors.

Site visitors may also seek assistance with a question or safety concern from a CPWR subject expert. These requests demand an email address in order to answer the question, but we do not collect or maintain a database of these email addresses.

Our Web site contains links to many other sites. When you link to any of these sites, you are no longer on CPWR’s Web site and are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

CPWR Web pages use persistent “cookies” to store information about site usage. As noted above, in no case does CPWR disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about CPWR Web site visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.

In the future, we hope to share news about upcoming events or important occupational safety and health information via email and other means of online communications. Like our print mailing list, visitors would be requested to give information to sign up for this service. This information will not be sold or shared with any other organization or outside party.

If you do not wish to receive current CPWR communications by mail, please let us know by sending an email to