Privacy Policy

Chairman Markey and the Select Committee respect your privacy. When you visit the Select Committee website no personally-identifiable information is collected or stored from you by our office. For instance, if you visit this site to read or download information, such as press releases, we do not collect and store any information from you.

If you choose to give us information through our contact forms, or through email or other means, we will not share or disclose your information to any entity outside of this office unless responding to requests for information, or your request pertains to other governmental agencies that can better serve your needs.

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, certain information may be gathered and stored about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. The following information is automatically collected and stored about your visit:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account).

  • The date and time you access our website.

  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site or the Internet address of the computer used to link to our site.

This information is used for site management purposes. We use software programs to create summary statistics using this information. These statistics are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

Again, thank you for visiting the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming website. Please stop back for updates and news on the Select Committee.

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