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Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

The Naval Network Warfare Command website is provided as a public service by the United States Navy.

Information presented on the Naval Network Warfare Command website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

For 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.

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.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

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.

 Cookie Disclaimer

NETWARCOM does not use non-expiring persistent cookies, i.e., tokens that pass information back and forth from your machine to the server and remain after you close your browser. NETWARCOM does use session cookies, i.e., tokens that remain active until you close your browser, in order for the user to retain their progress in accomplishing our online training products. No database of information obtained from these cookies is kept.

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

 Example of Information Collected from Naval Network Warfare Command is for Statistical Purposes -- [28/Jan/2008:00:00:01 -0500] “GET /fcc-c10f/nnwc/Pages/Privacy and Security Notice.aspx HTTP/1.0” 200 16704 Mozilla 7.0/ (or this is the host name (or Internet protocol (IP) address) associated with the requester (you as the visitor). In this case, the requester is coming from the address. Depending on the requester's method of network connection, the host name (or IP address) may or may not identify the user’s specific computer. Connections via many Internet Service Providers (ISP) assign different IP addresses for each session, or only connect to the Internet via proxy servers, so the host name may only identify the ISP. The host name (or IP address) may identify a specific computer if that computer has a fixed IP address.

[28/Jan/2013:00:00:01 -0500] -- this is the date and time of the request

“GET /fcc-c10f/nnwc/Pages/Privacy and Security Notice.aspx HTTP/1.0” -- this is the location of the requested file

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 the requested file.