1. The information presented on afterdeployment is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
2. Privacy Act Statement
We do not create individual profiles or collect personally identifiable information. We do not collect information for commercial marketing.
3. We recommend that you NOT include any Personally Identifiable Information (PI), when creating the site USERID and PASSWORD for access. Personally identifiable information is defined as any information about an individual that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual's identity, such as name, Social Security number, date and place of birth, mother's maiden name, and any other personal information (children's names, schools, etc.) that is linked or linkable to an individual.
4. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule
Parents or guardians, because this site does not collect personally identifiable information to ensure the safety of children as required by law, please adhere to the following safety tips. If you authorize your children to access afterdeployment please do not allow them to use their full name, home address, email address, telephone number or any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact the child to create a USERID or PASSWORD.
5. We recommend that you NOT include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers, either in comments, feedback or contact requests. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number.
6. When you browse, read, or download information, we automatically collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our sites; and the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our sites. We use this information only as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our sites, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make the site more useful. We do not use it to track or record information about individuals. Likewise, the Self-Help Workshops contain program evaluation questions for the purpose of evaluating how beneficial you found the material. The information gathered is aggregate in nature and is not tracked to individual users.
7. For site maintenance and management purposes, the summary statistics information is collected and used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. Below is an example of the information collected based on a standard request for a World Wide Web document:
|xxx.yyy.com - - [28/Jan/1997:00:00:01 -0500]|
"GET /sitename/news/nr012797.html HTTP/1.0" 200 16704
200: This is the status code (200 is okay) that verifies that the request was filled.
16704: This is the size of the requested file in bytes
Mozilla 3.0: Identifies the type of browser software used to access the page, which indicates what design parameters to use in constructing the pages
www.altavista.digital.com: Indicates the last site the person visited, which indicates how people find this site.