Disclaimer & Terms of Use

DefenseMWR.com is an unofficial DoD website managed by the Defense Logistics Agency’s Family and MWR Programs

Privacy Notice

The DefenseMWR.com is provided as a public service by the Defense Logistics Agency's Family and MWR Programs. We are committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Browsing the Family and MWR website

The contents of this website may be browsed anonymously. The Family and MWR website automatically logs visitor information concerning the pages read, photographs viewed, and information downloaded for statistical purposes. This information does not identify you personally. The information gathered helps us to assess the content most interesting to visitors and to determine technical design specifications for identifying system performance issues. The following represents the types of information automatically collected and stored about your visit:

  • The Internet Domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our website
  • The type of Internet browser and the operating system of the computer you use to access our site
  • The date and time you visit our site
  • The pages you visit on our site
  • If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website
  • And, if you linked to our website from a search website, the address of the website and the search term you used

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information -- as in an e-mail to our program managers or directorates, or the Webmaster, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.

We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or to give it to any private organizations. Family and MWR does not collect information for commercial marketing.

Use of Cookies 

A cookie is information which may be placed in a file on your computer by our Web site to improve your internet experience with us. We do not set cookies without your knowledge, and we do not set cookies including personal information. Any cookie we set can only be accessed within our domain. We do not allow sharing of cookies elsewhere within the army.mil domain, or with any outside (commercial or otherwise) domain.

The Family and MWR Web site often uses Active Server Pages (ASP) to deliver Web site content. ASP comes with a built-in object which appears as a cookie. This cookie maintains the connection with the user's browser. This object is called the Session object and is maintained only for the duration of a your visit to our Web site, or if the connection is idle for 10 minutes.

This session object cookie looks like:

FALSE 1293837077 HITO_VISITS A10A67D2A+3479E6*F20E7*1+56CD83*F3204*3

There is no private information in this cookie which can be used to identify the web customer.

Security Intrusion and Protection

For security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this website employs software programs to monitor network traffic, to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to cause damage, or to deny service to authorized users. 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.

Advertising and Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to other federal agencies, private organizations, sponsors and commercial advertisers. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.