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Notice: Information from this server resides on a computer system funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. Anyone using this system consents to having their use monitored by system or security personnel.

Disclaimer of Liability: This system is made available by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government, the Department of Energy, the National Energy Technology Laboratory, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

Disclaimer of Endorsement: Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favor by the United States Government, the Department of Energy, or the National Energy Technology Laboratory. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government, the Department of Energy, or the National Energy Technology Laboratory, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Copyright Status: Most of the information available on this server is in the public domain and therefore not copyrighted. However, some of the information is copyrighted by third parties and is made available under a license granted for use by or for the government. For non-government uses, the user is responsible for securing the proper permission from the copyright holder.

The National Energy Technology Laboratory strives to protect the privacy of website visitors. Information collected is strictly limited to the following:  

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

  • The IP address, a number that is automatically assigned to each computer that connects to the World Wide Web
  • Date and time of website access
  • Pages browsed

NETL reviews this information to help make the website more useful and informative. This information is used solely as a source of anonymous statistical information. NETL does not track or record information about individuals or their visits. This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond NETL website staff, except when required by law enforcement investigation.

Personal Information Provided by the User 
If an individual chooses to provide personal information through an e-mail message, or by filling out a form and submitting it, NETL uses the information to respond to the request. Information is shared with other government agencies only to the extent that the inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. No individual profiles are created or shared for any purpose, including commercial marketing.

Links to Other Sites
This website has links to many other sites, including private organizations that have given permission. Once an individual links to another site, the privacy policy of that site applies.

Data files known as “cookies” are created by a web server and stored on a user’s computer to enable the website to track a user’s patterns and preferences. Cookies may be disabled through the options in the browser. NETL does not use cookies of any kind on any pages or parts of the website or the web server

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