WARNING WARNING WARNING
You have accessed a U.S. Government information system, which includes (1) this computer, (2) this network, (3) all computers connected to this network, and (4) all devices and storage media attached to this network or to a computer on this network. U.S. Government information systems are provided for the processing of official U.S. Government information only. Unauthorized or improper use of this information system is prohibited and may subject you to disciplinary action, as well as civil and criminal penalties. All data contained on U.S. Government information systems is owned by the U.S. Government and may, for the purpose of protecting the rights and property of the U.S. Government, be monitored, intercepted, recorded, read, searched, copied, or captured in any manner and disclosed or used for any lawful government purpose at any time. THERE IS NO RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN THIS SYSTEM. System personnel may give to law enforcement officials any potential evidence of crime found on U.S. Government information systems. USE OF THIS SYSTEM BY ANY USER, AUTHORIZED OR UNAUTHORIZED, CONSTITUTES YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND CONSENT TO THIS MONITORING, INTERCEPTION, RECORDING, READING, COPYING, OR CAPTURING AND DISCLOSURE.
Pledge of Confidentiality
The information you provide will be used for statistical purposes only. In accordance with the BTS confidentiality statute (49 U.S.C. 6307) and the provisions of the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (Title III of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-435), your responses will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed in identifiable form to anyone other than BTS employees or BTS agents. In accordance with these confidentiality statutes, data you submit will be used exclusively for statistical purposes and will not be disclosed in identifiable form except with the informed consent of the respondent. By law, every BTS employee and BTS agent has taken an oath of confidentiality and is subject to a jail term of up to 5 years, a fine of up to $250,000, or both if he or she discloses any identifiable information about the respondent or reporting company or operator.
A federal agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless that collection of information displays a current valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Control Number for this information collection is 2138-0050. This collection is authorized under the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, Section 16. We estimate that completing the interview and uploading pilot data will take 120 minutes on average, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. You may send comments regarding this estimate or any other aspect of this survey to Cha-Chi Fan, email@example.com