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INL uses Google Analytics to collect and store information about your visit to our website. Some of the information collected includes:

  • • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the internet (e.g., 123.456.789.012), whether yours individually or provided as a proxy by your internet service provider (ISP).
  • • Date and time you accessed our site.
  • • Internet address of the website from which you came to our site.
  • • The browser name and version you are using.

For more details on the information collected by Google Analytics please visit their site.

We use summary statistics to make our site more useful, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site’s technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.


Any financial transactions are processed using the U.S. Bank E-Payment Service. As part of the service, U.S. Bank collect information necessary to complete the transaction.

Information necessary to process and service the transaction will be provided to Battelle Energy Alliance, whose use of this information is governed by BEA’s Privacy Policy. For information regarding the security and use of your information, visit E-Payment Service Online Privacy. U.S. Bank E-Payment Service Privacy Policy (

If you choose not to communicate that information via this website, please contact for instructions on other payment methods.


If you choose to provide us with personal information – by sending us an e-mail or filling out an online form with your personal information and submit it to us through our website – please be aware that we may use that information to:

  • • Respond to your message
  • • Help gather the requested information.

We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide. We do not collect information for commercial marketing. However, the material you submit may be seen by various people and collected, such as:

  • • We may enter the information you send into our electronic database.
  • • Share it with our attorneys and/or INL staff members.
  • • We may also share it with the United States Department of Energy or other government agencies, and parties who have an interest in the activities and mission of INL.

Online forms submitted from the domain utilize Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for encryption of transmitted data. Email and online forms which are not part of are not secure against interception and senders cannot expect privacy. While we believe the secure method is the preferred method to send business sensitive material or personal information electronically, we cannot guarantee the security of any electronic data transmissions.


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