Web Site Policies & Important Links

Linking Policy

Linking to Other Sites

Although organizations are welcome to link to this Web site, we limit our own use of outside links to other federal government agencies that provide useful information on Usher Syndrome. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

We provide external links solely for our users' information and convenience. When users select a link to an outside Web site, they are leaving the Usher Syndrome site and are subject to the privacy limitations and policies of the owners/sponsors of that Web site. We cannot control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on a linked Web site. We do not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked Web sites, and do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer. We cannot guarantee that outside Web sites comply with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act.

Review of Links

Links provided on this Web site are reviewed at least each quarter, or more frequently as required by management and/or relevant regulation changes. The review is intended to ensure that links are still operational and valuable.

If you encounter a link that is no longer operational, please report the error to us at webmaster@nidcd.nih.gov.


Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise stated, the information on this site is not copyrighted and is in the public domain. It is free for the public to use, copy, and distribute.

Some Web pages provide links to other Web sites that operate independently of the Usher Syndrome Web site. We are not responsible for the availability or content of other sites. Permission to reproduce information at other sites may be required. We do not endorse, warrant, or guarantee the information, services, or products described or offered at these external sites.


The No FEAR Act

The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act (Public Law No. 107-174) became effective on October 1, 2003. Its intent is to increase federal agency accountability for acts of discrimination or reprisal against employees. This act requires that federal agencies post on their public Web sites certain summary statistical data relating to equal employment opportunity complaints filed against the respective agencies.

In accordance with this act, statistical information relating to NIH equal employment opportunity complaints is available on the NIH/OEODM Web site.


Information Quality Guidelines

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