Web Policies and Regulations
Genomics and Precision Public Health Policies and Regulations
Most of the information on our site is in the public domain and can be used without charge or restriction. There are a few exceptions; at times the Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health (OGPPH) Web site may contain images, documents or links to documents, such as full-text journal articles, that may be copyright protected. Permission to reproduce copyrighted images or documents may be required. People are free to link to the OGPPH site, which would ensure up-to-date, accurate information.
Although organizations are welcome to link to the OGPPH Web site, CDC policy limits outside links to other Federal government agencies, selected CDC grantees, OGPPH partners, and selected genomics-related organizations. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. For example, temporary links may be established with an organization that is conducting a meeting for which the OGPPH is providing sponsorship. In addition, links to the developers of tools that assist visitors in using Web site technology are provided. Currently, the CDC Web site links to free versions of the Adobe Acrobat Reader, RealPlayer, various Microsoft readers, WinZip, Windows Media Player. OGPPH provides additional links to free players and browsers. Non-government sites will have a free download logo, or a warning icon included with the reference.
We post information as available, unless otherwise required by law. Some areas of the OGPPH Web site are updated daily while others are updated on a weekly, monthly, or annual schedule. Every page has a “Last updated” date, and possibly an “archived” date. You may view a full listing of current pages on our site map.
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