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Privacy Policy

War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration Web Site


Notice: Privacy Policy last update 1/1/2012

OVERVIEW

This is a World Wide Web site for information about the War of 1812 and the Navy War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration and other related  activities worldwide. It is provided as a public service to the general public.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to all information submitted by you on this Web site, and it explains the type of information we may collect and how we may use it. It also informs users that there are many information sources incorporated into this website and that we do not control or dictate the privacy policies of all these sources.

Information Collection and Use

For site management, visitor information is collected for statistical purposes. We create summary statistics, which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer server system employs software programs to monitor network traffic that identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except as noted below about other encapsulated web sites, and for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes. These data logs will not be sold or otherwise distributed to any third party.

Other information collected on this site may include visitor contact information for the purposes of users "opting-in" to receive updates and other information that may be published on or via the site. All information collected by us for these purposes will not be used for any other purpose than providing the visitor with the information they requested.

We offer various ways of contacting us and for various reasons. All email addresses collected as you contact us will strictly be used in communications with you. The email addresses will not be provided to any third party.

This website does not collect fees or take any other renumeration from its visitors. We do not collect credit card or payment information.
However, as a portal, we are incorporating other complete web sites into our infrastructure. It is possible that some of these sites may offer products, goods or services for sale. These transactions are unrelated to the publishers, the US Navy or other related parties of this web site who take no part and no responsibility in such transactions. Such transactions are strictly between the visitor and the transacting party.

Disclosure of all information is voluntary. Declining to provide the information may result in not being access certain automated information services or other functions offered offered by the site.

Cookies

For site navigation and certain other interactive purposes, cookies are used in a limited manner. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major Web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you’d prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a Web site if you do so.

ENCAPSULATED SITES

This web site also acts as a portal to information on other related web sites. In some cases, we have encapsulated entire related sites into this portal. In such cases, we provide the visitor with a notice that they are interacting with an outside web site. This external web site will have its own privacy and terms of use policies. Although we are being mindful and selective of the websites we choose to incorporate, we do not control or enforce any standards in terms of privacy and terms of use policies of these sites. Visitors must determine the acceptability of those site policies on a case by case basis.

Other

Participation in the Chat, Video Chat,comment sections, blogs, or other social interaction via this site is governed by the following guidelines to protect your privacy and security:

Any information and/or personal data you supply via Chat, Membership Account, or email is totally voluntary. You have no obligation to provide information of any type.

Information we collects about you from Chat, Membership Account activity, comments, sessions or email messages will be used only for the purpose of providing these features and access via the web site.

We reserve the right to record all activity that takes place on this web site. The raw information obtained may be used to provide information services to the public. Raw data logs are used exclusively for this effort.

Security Precautions

Your privacy is very important to us. We use leading security technology and security procedures to help maintain the privacy of your personal information.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Web site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

If you have any questions or comments about this site, please contact us

Disclaimer: This website is brought to you as a public service and in support of the War of 1812 Commemoration activities, events and resources worldwide. We have incorporated information from a variety of sources we believe may be useful to you, including from private and even commercial websites and information providers. We do not guarantee or certify the accuracy, correctness or appropriateness of any information presented on this site or that of any other websites incorporated into it, or linked to or from this website. Additionally, it is not the intent of this web resource, the US Navy, its partners or any other participant to endorse any organization, content provider or information sources provided. For any concerns we encourage you to contact us.

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