posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:28 PM
Here is the pop up text you get.
You are about to access a Department of Homeland Security computer system. This computer system and data therein are property of the U.S. Government
and provided for official U.S. Government information and use. There is no expectation of privacy when you use this computer system. The use of a
password or any other security measure does not establish an expectation of privacy. By using this system, you consent to the terms set forth in this
notice. You may not process classified national security information on this computer system. Access to this system is restricted to authorized users
only. Unauthorized access, use, or modification of this system or of data contained herein, or in transit to/from this system, may constitute a
violation of section 1030 of title 18 of the U.S. Code and other criminal laws. Anyone who accesses a Federal computer system without authorization
or exceeds access authority, or obtains, alters, damages, destroys, or discloses information, or prevents authorized use of information on the
computer system, may be subject to penalties, fines or imprisonment. This computer system and any related equipment is subject to monitoring for
administrative oversight, law enforcement, criminal investigative purposes, inquiries into alleged wrongdoing or misuse, and to ensure proper
performance of applicable security features and procedures. DHS may conduct monitoring activities without further notice.
IP's are usually always logged on all websites. So yes to your first question.
As for the second, I would have to trust that if they say they will then they will.