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Privacy Policy

Information available on the Green Counsel website www.green29.org is consistent with Marine Corps policies and the DoD ‘Principles of Information’. All information contained on this website is cleared for public release. External Links – The appearance of hyperlinks external to the Green Counsel website does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Marine Corps of the associated web sites or the information, products or services contained therein.

Privacy Information

This is an official Marine Corps website, and is provided as a public service by the Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Division aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center for the expressed purpose of providing relevant information to the public. Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. Privacy Act Statement – If you choose to provide us with personal information – like filling out a Contact Us 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. Green29.org never collects information for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address or postal address for a response other than those generated automatically in response to questions or comments that you may submit, we recommend that you NOT include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number. 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. 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, 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]. All data collection activities are in strict accordance with DoD Directive 5240.1 (reference (p)). 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. Cookie Disclaimer – Green29.com uses measurement and customization technology known as "cookies." Cookies are used to remember a user's online interactions with a website or online application in order to conduct measurement and analysis of usage or to customize the user's experience. There are two kinds of cookies used on this website. A single-session cookie (Tier 1) is a line of text that is stored temporarily on a user's computer and deleted as soon as the browser is closed. A persistent or multi-session cookie (Tier 2) is saved to a file on a user's hard drive and is called up the next time that user visits a website. Use of these cookies does not involve the collection of a visitor's personally identifiable information (PII). Green29.org does not use the information associated with cookies to track individual user activity on the internet, nor does it share the data obtained through such technologies, without the user's explicit consent, with other departments or agencies. Green29.org 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. Users can choose not to accept the use of these cookies by changing the settings on their local computer's web browser. 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.