Security and Privacy
This is a Department of Defense computer system. This computer system, which includes all related equipment, networks and network devices (specifically including access to the Internet), are provided only for official U.S. Government business.
DOD computer systems may be monitored by authorized personnel to ensure that their use is authorized, for management of the system, to facilitate protection against unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures. Monitoring includes “hacker” attacks to test or verify the security of this system against use by unauthorized persons. During these activities, information stored on this system may be examined, copied and used for authorized purposes, and data or programs may be placed into this system. Therefore, the information you place on this system is not private.
Use of this DOD computer system, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to official monitoring of this system. Unauthorized use of a DOD computer system may subject you to criminal prosecution. Evidence of unauthorized use collected during monitoring may be provided to appropriate personnel for administrative, criminal or other action.
Your privacy is very important to us. Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.
When you visit our web site, the web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal email address or other personal information.
In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages you visited while here. Only aggregate information is collected and your personal information is not identified. This is done so the content of the site can be improved. This information is not shared with other organizations.
If you choose to share personal information, such as subscribing to an e-newsletter, sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will only be used for the purposes you authorized. Some of this information may be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with state and federal archiving policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law. If information is required by law to be disclosed, then every effort to notify you about the disclosure in advance will be taken.