Privacy and Security, Cookies and External Links Disclaimers


This is an official U.S. Army website and is provided as a public service by U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs. Information available at www.eur.army.mil is consistent with U.S. Army and DoD policies and principles of information and contains information cleared for public release.

Information presented on www.eur.army.mil is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

Privacy and Security Statement - If you choose to provide us with personal information - like filling out our contact form with e-mail and/or postal addresses - we only use that information to respond to your message or request. We will only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. We never create individual profiles or give it to any private organizations. Our website does not collect information for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address or postal address for a response we recommend that you do not include any other personally identifiable information such as passport numbers, driving license numbers or your Social Security numbers.

For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes only. 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. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.

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, Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008, and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Cookies Disclaimer - When you visit www.eur.army.mil, the internet browser on your computer may download a small file (commonly called a "cookie") so that our website can recognize your computer when you use our website in the future. Our website uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains. U.S. Army Europe does not use the information associated with cookies to track individual user activity on the Internet outside our websites, nor does it share the data obtained through such technologies, without the user's explicit consent, with other departments or agencies. U.S. Army Europe and the Department of the Army does not keep a database of information obtained from the use of cookies.

Cookies are enabled by default to optimize website functionality and customize user experience, but users can choose not to accept the use of these cookies by changing the settings on their local computer's web browser. Opting out of cookies still permits users to access comparable information and services; however, it may take longer to navigate or interact with the website if a user is required to fill out certain information repeatedly.

Third-party websites and applications that are not owned, operated, or controlled by the Department of Defense are integral to Internet-based operations across the Department of Defense and used to augment official communication. These capabilities include, but are not limited to, networking services, media sharing services, wikis and data mashups. A list of the Defense Department's authorized pages and uses of these services is listed at Defense.gov. These sites may collect PII and may make it available to the Department of Defense and other users; however, the PII is not collected on behalf of, nor is it provided specifically for, the Department of Defense. The Department of Defense does not harvest and additionally collect, maintain, share or otherwise use such PII for any purpose other than that for which it is made available to all users.

External Links Disclaimer - The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, the United States Army or U.S. Army Europe of the linked web site or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of the U.S. Army does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this Department of Defense web site.


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