Privacy Policy

Web Site Privacy Statement, Disclaimer & Policies

OWNERSHIP:  No information will be sold, shared or rented in any manner other than as disclosed in this statement. We may collect information from forms users complete on this site or forms which may be added at a later date. Information may be shared with service providers as necessary for the operation of this web site.

COOKIES: Cookies are software-based technology that allows our web server to track user preferences and viewing history.  We do not compile cookie data or distribute this data to any other parties. Users may block the utilization of cookies by configuring their browsers in an "accept no cookies mode".

E-MAIL DIRECTORY: We may maintain an e-mail list, on a private computer and or public server, of users who have voluntarily supplied contact information from one of the forms on this site or have sent e-mail to a listed e-mail address on this site.

FORMS: Forms may be found throughout this site (currently or at a later date) to contact us or request information.  Most submissions are transferred to the recipient by way of e-mail, while others may produce online database files.  The information collected on all forms is considered confidential, and will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.  All information provided will be destroyed after its purpose has been fulfilled.

LINKS:  If you decide to utilize any of the external links, you will be directed to a site, which is not covered by our privacy policies.  We recommend that you to read the privacy statements of these sites, since their policies may differ from ours.  This privacy statement applies solely to this Web site. A Notice/Disclaimer can be found on the "Related Links" page which details the policies of the Coast Guard and Auxiliary regarding links to external Web sites.

LOG FILES: Log files may be used to record data transmission loads and determine site utilization.  Information collected on Web site viewers is limited to the URL of the visited sites, and the number of bytes transferred.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES: If the privacy policies of this site are changed, a notification will be immediately posted on our homepage, where it will remain for a minimum of sixty days.  Information collected prior to the announcement of any policy change, shall continue to be used in accordance with the applicable polices in effect, when the information was collected.

ACCESSIBILITY: We attempt to bring our information to the largest audience possible.  Some features may not be easily accessible to screen readers.  Should a visitor encounter difficulties in the public areas of our site, please contact our Webmaster for assistance.  Every effort will be made to provide the public information to you as soon as possible.