Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The U.S. Senate collects aggregate data about visits to Senate websites, such as statistics that show which parts of each website were visited the most. The following information is also collected when you visit any U.S. Senate website: the domain from which you access the Senate website, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit and the address of the website, if any, that provided the link from which you reached the Senate site. This information is gathered only for the purpose of enabling us to improve the online service we provide to visitors to Senate websites.

No individual identifying or personal information (such as your name) is automatically gathered when you visit any Senate website. Senator Carper's web site does not use 'cookies' or other means to track your visit in any way. To learn more about the Senate's Internet security and privacy policy online, please visit

Submitting Personal Information

Senator Carper's website is designed to collect personal information only when you choose to provide that information. The site has an online web form that you can use to contact Senator Carper by sending an electronic mail message. To send an email, an online web form asks you for your name, address email address and other pieces of optional information. This information is provided by you so that Senator Carper and his staff can respond to your message or request.

If you are requesting help with casework, it may also be necessary for Senator Carper's office to share the information you provide with the government agency from which you are requesting assistance. Other than when needed to perform constituent casework at your request, Senator Carper's office will share no personal information communicated through this website with any outside organization or individual.

Links to Other Sites

Senator Carper's website has links to other useful sites on the Internet, including sites of other government agencies and sites relating to Delaware. If you follow any link that takes you to a location that does not include '' in the address, you will have left the Senate web server and you will need to refer to that site's own privacy policy. You will be notified upon leaving the Senate server.