Effective 13 FEB 08 (Updated: 01 JAN 16)
ArmyNCO.com's Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to ArmyNCO.com. To better protect your privacy I provide this notice explaining my online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
ArmyNCO.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. I recommend you periodically review this page to ensure you are always aware of the latest version of this policy.
What I collect
All visitors to ArmyNCO.com are given the option to voluntarily contact me directly via e-mail. E-mail messages may contain the following information:
- Full name and job title
- Contact information including email addresses
- Other personal identifiable information which the visitor may voluntarily disclose
What I do with the information I gather
Visitor feedback received via e-mail is important to ArmyNCO.com.
I use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and user experience. In particular I use visitor e-mail for the following reasons:
- I always consider visitor suggestions received via e-mail to improve ArmyNCO.com
- When feasible, I will personally respond to every e-mail I receive.
Although you may receive a personal response to your e-mail, you will not continue to receive information and news regarding updates to the site.
I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online or via e-mail.
The web server that hosts ArmyNCO.com automatically records information about page requests that are made when users visit the site. This behavior is not unique to ArmyNCO.com and is common to the vast majority of websites on the Internet. The information recorded may include the users IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of the page request, the referral site (i.e. the site that directed the user to ArmyNCO.com), and if applicable, the query string that was entered into a search engine to find ArmyNCO.com (i.e. "NCOER Bullets"). This information is aggregated and may be used for statistical analysis to help improve the overall functionality of the site. Such information cannot be used to personally identify individual users.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Currently, all ArmyNCO.com web pages are static documents and do not directly utilize or rely on cookies for the site's overall functionality. ArmyNCO.com does, however, use third-party features that rely on cookies to function. These features are described below:
Links to other websites
ArmyNCO.com may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
Should ArmyNCO.com e-mail you using an e-mail address that you provided, I will upon your request, permanently cease any further contact. You may send an e-mail request firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can be assured that ArmyNCO.com will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties for any reason unless required by law or without prior written consent.
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