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Please be aware most information transmitted over the Internet is not secure; thus, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

Of the information we learn about you from your visit to Johns Hopkins Medicine Web sites, we store the following: the IP address from which you access the Internet, the date and time, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site, the name of the file or the words you searched, and the browser used to access our site. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us improve features of the site and to make the site more useful.

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