GoArmy.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Therefore, your use and implementation of the information and information request forms included in this Web site are covered under the following guidelines.

  1. The United States Army Recruiting Web site (GoArmy.com) is provided as a public service by the Army Marketing and Research Group (AMRG) and the Department of the Army.
  2. Information presented on the Army Recruiting Web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Photographs, videos and music require permission for use and remain the property of the United States Army or copyright owner and may not be reproduced except by permission.
  3. Privacy Act Notice: Disclosure of any information by you is strictly voluntary. However, delays in providing you requested materials may result by not providing complete information. All information collected will be used strictly for recruiting purposes. The authority for the collection of this information is Title 10, United States Code, Section 503.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 General Schedule 20.
  7. Cookies. Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-10-22, Guidance for Online Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (PDF), allows Federal agencies to use session and persistent cookies to improve the delivery of services. These cookies allow the Army to maximize its return on investment with taxpayer dollars used for marketing purposes. "Cookies" are pieces of text placed on your computer by a website that store information regarding your use of that site, usually without your knowledge. Goarmy.com uses cookies to collect information about user visits to our website. Use of these technologies makes our website function better for you and allows us to better understand how the public is using the website. Cookies from the goarmy.com website only collect information about your browser's visit to the site; they do not collect personal information about you. "Cookies" are files placed on your hard drive by a website that store information regarding your use of that site, usually without your knowledge. There are two types of cookies; single session (temporary) and multi-session (persistent). Session cookies last only as long as your web browser is open; once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods. We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through our site. These cookies let our server know that you are continuing to visit our site. The OMB Memo 10-22 Guidance defines our use of session cookies as "Usage Tier 1 - Single Session." The policy states "This tier encompasses any use of single session web measurement and customization technologies." Session cookies are stored in memory during an active browser session, and they are erased as soon as you close your browser after visiting our website. We use persistent cookies to differentiate between new and returning goarmy.com visitors. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to goarmy.com until they expire or until you delete them. The persistent cookies used on goarmy.com expire in 180 days. The OMB 10-22 Guidance defines our use of persistent cookies as "Usage Tier 2 - Multi-session without Personally Identifiable Information (PII)." The policy states "This tier encompasses any use of multi-session Web measurement and customization technologies when no PII is collected." Goarmy.com uses third-party analytics tools to collect and analyze anonymous statistical data. This data helps goarmy.com improve user experience, understand web traffic patterns, identify opportunities to improve the overall quality of the site, maximize the resources used to support goarmy.com, and constantly improve the taxpayers Return on Investment (ROI). Goarmy.com uses anonymous, aggregated data for internal purposes and discloses it to US Army employees and contractors who need to know the information in the performance of their official duties. Most Internet browsers automatically accept session and persistent cookies. Although using cookies creates a better user experience for you, this site will also work without them. If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them using your web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at goarmy.com. Instructions for disabling or opting out of cookies in the most popular browsers are located at http://www.usa.gov/optout_instructions.shtml. Please note that by following the instructions to opt-out of cookies, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just those at goarmy.com.
  8. 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 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
  9. Penalty for False Statements. The US Criminal Code (Title 18 US Code Section 1001) provides that whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the Government of the United States, knowingly and willfully - (1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device a material fact; (2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or (3) makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry; shall be fined or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

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