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WRAIR Web Site Privacy and Security Terms of Use

Privacy and Security

1. WRAIR web sites are provided as a public service by the United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command* and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Information Management, located on Fort Detrick, MD.

2. Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

3. To aid in site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are 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.

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

5. Except 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 and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration Guidelines General Schedule 20 globe4.gif. All data collection activities are in strict accordance with DoD Directive 5240.1 globe4.gif (reference (p)).

6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1987 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

7. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to .

8. Cookie Disclaimer. The WRAIR web site does not use persistent cookies, i.e., tokens that pass information back and forth from your computer to the server and remain after you close your browser. WRAIR web sites do use session cookies, i.e. tokens that remain active only until you close your browser, for site management and statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are 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.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to maintain context or "state" between otherwise stateless web transactions and that are deleted at the end of the web session in which they are created. No database of information obtained from these cookies is kept and when you close your browser, the cookie is deleted from your computer.

You can choose not to accept these cookies and still use the site. The help information in your browser software should provide you with instruction on how to disable cookies.




Last Modified Date: 09-September-2016



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