Privacy, Copyright, and Links Statements


The Committee handles information we gather from your visit to our web site in the following ways outlined below:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account), and the date and time you access our site.
  • The Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site or the Internet address of the computer used to link to our site.
  • The site's most heavily visited location where you read or download information, such as publications, press releases, witness lists, or testimony.
  • We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
  • We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us by letter or telephone.

Copyright Information

The Committee on Veterans Affairs has created and maintains this web site ( at taxpayer expense. Unless otherwise noted, all the information provided is in the public domain. Information from this web site should be cited in the same way as it would be from a paper publication. A link can also be added if desired.

For additional information on how to cite on-line sources, see the Modern Language Association guidelines, with examples, for citing World Wide Web sources at:

Permission to Link

You are welcome to create or provide links to this web site:  We would appreciate it if you would identify the Committee by its proper name. It should be: Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives.

NOTE: Links to Other Sites

We provide links to many other Congressional  web sites. Before leaving the Committee's web site, you will see a page informing you that you are leaving the U.S. House of Representatives or Committee's server. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.