Privacy And Security Information
ASSIST Quick Search is provided as a public service
by the Defense Standardization Program Office.
Information presented on the ASSIST Quick Search website is considered public
information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline / photo
/ image credits is requested.
For site management, information is collected for 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.
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, to identify prohibited
usage, 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 General Schedule 20.
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.
For site navigation purposes only, cookies are used in a limited manner. Cookies
are pieces of information that a web site transfers to your computer's hard disk
for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information
and many major Web sites use them to provide useful features for their customers.
Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do
identify a user's computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.
to take full advantage of a Web site if you do so.