Privacy and Security Statement

Thank you for visiting the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) Web site and reviewing our privacy and security statement. The CDE Team is strongly committed to maintaining the privacy of users’ personal information and the security of our computer systems. With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, the CDE makes every effort to ensure compliance with applicable federal law, including, but not limited to, The Privacy Act of 1974, The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and The Freedom of Information Act.

Information the CDE Collects & Stores

The CDE does not collect or save personally identifiable information, unless this information is provided through a web form, email or another communications method by the visitor. In order to make the site more useful for visitors, the site collects and stores certain non-individually-identifiable information automatically, including:

  • The domain name from which visitors access the Internet (e.g., “” if visitors connect from a computer at Harvard University);

  • The dates and times visitors access the site;

  • The pages visitors view on; and

  • The Internet address of the Web site from which visitors directly link to the site (e.g., if is accessed through a Google search).

For the Security of

For security purposes, the CDE monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on the site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.

Copying Site Images

The CDE is provided as a public service by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, the managing member of the CDE and its Web sites.  Some of the images on belong to the site and others are licensed from stock photography companies. To request the use of any of the photos found on our site, please contact for the appropriate permissions.

Emails from Visitors

Some visitors choose to include personally identifiable information in emails sent to through the CDE webmaster account or “contact us” form. The CDE Team only uses this information to respond to the request and/or improve the site’s service. With the exception of authorized law enforcement investigations, or as otherwise required by law, the CDE Team will not share personal information with any other outside organizations.

Comments on the CDE Web site and Social Media Accounts

The CDE Team reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material submitted as a comment on the CDE website or on the CDE’s social media accounts. When possible, we will remove personal information or delete comments to protect visitors’ identities. Visitors should not include identifiable information (an email address, Social Security Number or phone number) in the text of their comment.

With the exception of authorized law enforcement investigations, or as otherwise required by law, we will not share personal information with any other outside organizations.

Privacy and Security of Social Media Accounts

The CDE Team does not necessarily control or guarantee the security or privacy of its social media accounts, nor do we control the personal information that is collected or stored by these external sites. We will make every attempt possible to protect visitors’ identities and personal information; however, visitors are subject to the policies of these external third party websites.   Read more about the CDE Social Media User Agreement.