Privacy Policy
This is a U.S. Government Web Site
1. This is a World Wide Web site for official information about NIOC San Diego, is provided as a public service by the United States Navy. 

2. Information presented on this service not identified as protected by copyright is considered public information and may be distributed and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline, photo, and image credits is requested.

3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This U.S. 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, software programs are employed to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

5. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and national security purposes, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits beyond DoD websites. Raw data logs are used for no other purpose and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration Guidelines.  

6. Web measurement and customization technologies (WMCT) may be used on this site to remember your online interactions, to conduct measurement and analysis of usage, or to customize your experience. The Department of Defense does not use the information associated with WMCT to track individual user activity on the Internet outside of Defense Department websites, nor does it share the data obtained through such technologies without your explicit consent, with other departments or agencies. The Department of Defense does not keep a database of information obtained from the use of WMCT. General instructions for how you may opt out of some of the most commonly used WMCT is available at

7. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1987 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. (18 U.S.C. § 1030).

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




This site does not use persistent cookies (persistent tokens that pass information back and forth from the client machine to the server and remain after you close your browser) and this site does not use  session cookies (tokens that remain active only until you close your browser).  If in the future this site does implement session cookies, the information collected would be similar to the example below.  If any permanent or session cookies are used, a disclaimer will be posted notifying the user that a persistent or session cookie is present, why the cookie is being used and what safeguards are in place to protect any information collected.  The Department of Defense DOES NOT keep a database of information obtained from these cookies. You can choose not to accept these cookies and still use the site. Refer to the help information in your browser software for instructions on how to disable cookies. 


Example: Information Collected from this sitefor Statistical Purposes

Below is an example of the information collected based on a standard request for a World Wide Web document: - - [28/Oct/2011:00:00:01 -0500] "GET /fcc-c10f//niocsandiego/Pages/PrivacyPolicy.aspx HTTP/1.0" 200 16704 Mozilla 7.0/

  • (or this is the host name (or IP address) associated with the requester (you as the visitor). In this case, (…com) the requester is coming from a commercial address. Depending on the requester’s method of network connection, the host name (or IP address) may or may not identify a specific computer. Connections via many Internet Service Providers assign different IP addresses for each session, so the host name identifies only the ISP. The host name (or IP address) will identify a specific computer if that computer has a fixed IP address.

  • [28/Oct/2011:00:00:01 -0500] -- this is the date and time of the request

  • "GET /fcc-c10f/niocsandiego/Pages/PrivacyPolicy.aspx HTTP/1.0" -- this is the location of the requested file on NIOC San Diego
  • 200 -- this is the status code - 200 is OK - the request was filled

  • 16704 -- this is the size of the requested file in bytes

  • Mozilla 7.0 -- this identifies the type of browser software used to access the page, which indicates what design parameters to use in constructing the pages

  • - this indicates the last site the person visited, which indicates how people find NIOC San Diego


    Requests for other types of documents use similar information. No personally-identifying information is collected.




Content Steward - Tony Brown tel. 619-545-7206
Page Publisher: NIOCSD N13, tel. 619-545-7206
Last Modified: February 7, 2017
Last Reviewed: February 7, 2017