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Armed Forces Crossroads and AFGI MAIL Privacy Statement

At HRTec we recognize that privacy is important. This Privacy Policy applies to all our products, services and websites. In addition, where more detailed information is needed to explain our privacy practices, we post supplementary privacy notices to describe how particular services are processed. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website or write to us at:
Human Resources Technologies, Inc.
6416 Grovedale Drive
Suite 302-B
Alexandria, VA 22310
Information we collect and how we use it

Collecting Personal Information: Name, date of birth and social security number will be used to authenticate authorized users.

Routine Uses: None

Disclosure: Voluntary. To access portions of this web site you must first be authenticated as an authorized user. Authorized users are Armed Forces active duty members, Armed Forces, Armed Forces Reserve members, Armed Forces Guard members, Armed Forces retirees, and Armed Forces family members of all these populations. We authenticate by checking the information you provide to us. To be authenticated, please complete the form and click on the "LOGIN" button. Your information will be transmitted in a secure manner. It is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

For certain services, such as our advertising programs, we may request credit card or other payment account information which we maintain in encrypted form on secure servers.

Armed Forces Crossroads Privacy and Security Notice

  1. Armed Forces Crossroads is provided as a public service by Human Resources Technologies, Inc. (HRTec).

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

  3. For site management, information is collected for analytical and statistical purposes. This 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 computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

  5. Raw data logs will only be used to identify individual users and their usage habits for authorized law enforcement investigations or national security purposes. These logs are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with HRTec policy.

  6. Unauthorized attempts to deny service, upload information, change information, or to attempt to access a non-public site from this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under Title 18 of the U.S. Code to include the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

  7. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please e-mail them to: info@afcrossroads.com.

The Presence of Commercial/External Links

The appearance of a hyperlink to another site does not constitute endorsement of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein by HRTec, Inc. or its affiliates, advertisers, or partners. HRTec does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided for site visitor information and resources, and are consistent with the stated purpose of this web site.

Example Information Collected for Statistical Purposes

Below is an example of the information collected based on a standard request for a World Wide Web document:
xxx.yyy.com -- [28/Jan/1997:00:00:01 -0500] "GET /sitename/news/nr012797.html HTTP/1.0" 200 16704 Mozilla 3.0/www.altavista.digital.com

xxx.yyy.com (or 123.123.23.12) -- 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 requestor'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/Jan/1997:00:00:01 -0500] -- this is the date and time of the request
"GET /sitename/news/nr012797.html 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 3.0 -- this identifies the type of browser software used to access the page, which indicates what design parameters to use in constructing the pages

www.altavista.digital.com -- this indicates the last site the person visited, which indicates how people find this site Requests for other types of documents use similar information. No other user-identifying information is collected.

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