The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission (WMATC) is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors of our website through the following practices.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our website, certain information about your visit is automatically gathered and stored. This information does not identify you personally, and includes the following:
- The internet domain and the IP address from which you access the site,
- The date and time you access a site,
- The page(s) you visit.
This information is used to make the website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site, and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record identifying information about individuals and their visits.
If you are making a payment, the secure payment page may ask for your credit card number and billing address. If you decline to provide requested information, our ability to serve you may be limited. But you will still be able to visit the site.
It is our policy to preserve the privacy of personal records and to protect confidential or privileged information. Such information will be disclosed publicly only in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
To ensure that our website is secure and remains available to all users, our IT staff monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited.