For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. The Rewards for Justice web site uses software programs to create summary statistics for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest or identifying system performance or problem areas. The following is the type of information collected about your visit to the web site: the name of the Internet domain from which you access Rewards for Justice web site (for example, “aol.com” if you are connecting from America Online) and the date and time you access our site.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Rewards for Justice program uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
Information also may be used for authorized law enforcement investigations. Except for the above purposes, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on these web sites are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and Title 18 U.S.C. Sec.1001 and 1030.
Links to External Websites
Links to websites outside the U.S. Federal Government or the use of trade, firm, or corporation names within the Rewards for Justice website are for the convenience of the user. Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the U.S. Department of State or the Rewards for Justice program of any private sector website, product, or service.
We collect the following information:
HTTP protocol elements
This data will be used for the following purposes:
Completion and support of the current activity
Website and system administration
Research and development
This data will be used by the Rewards for Justice Program and its agents.
The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:
The RFJ web server collects access logs containing this information.
Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.
The RFJ website does not make use of HTTP cookies.
Compact Policy Summary
An informant, who after seeing an RFJ matchbook, provided information on the location of Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.