Privacy & Security Notice
EFFECTIVE DATE: 2/28/14
COLLECTION & USE
On this website, you can contact us to learn more about how to apply for AFROTC scholarships or to ask a general question or provide a general comment. When contacting us, we may collect personal information about you, such as your name, email address, phone number and mailing address so that we can contact you or respond to your request.
Certain features of this website may require you to submit additional personal information or register in order to be able to use those features. For example, if you wish to apply for an AFROTC scholarship, you may need to register by submitting your name, gender, date of birth, email address, mailing address and phone number and social security number. This information will be used to register you so that you can apply for an AFROTC high school scholarship. It is our policy not to contact you unless you have requested to be contacted. We may ask additional information about your background, such as whether you have been convicted of a felony, whether you are a single parent, whether you have ever used illegal drugs or whether you are a conscientious objector. This information may be used for preliminary screening eligibility purposes.
We may also collect nonpersonal information for the purposes of operating and improving our website. For example, we collect technical and usage information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, date and time you accessed our website, browser type and referring URL. This information will be used 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.
Our policy is to limit the sharing of your information with third parties in the following circumstances:
- Third-Party Service Providers. We may use third-party service providers, such as Doubleclick Floodlight or database administrators, to help provide or improve certain aspects of this website and to determine the performance of our advertising. We may share your information with these third-party service providers so that they may provide their services to us.
- Legal Purposes. We may provide your information to third parties as required by law or to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authority or to enforce our terms or policies.
- Health or Safety. We may share your information when we have a good faith belief that there is an emergency that poses a threat to the health or safety of you, another person or the public generally.
- Consent. We may share your information with third parties when you otherwise consent.
THIRD-PARTY SOCIAL NETWORKS
You may be able to access third-party social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, from our website or other sites provided by the United States Air Force Recruiting Services. For example, when you “Like” one of our posts, that post may appear on your Facebook page. Please note that these websites have their own set of information practices and privacy policies and the Air Force Recruiting Service and AFROTC are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums.
This website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are under the age of 13, please stop using this website. It is our policy not to knowingly solicit or permit children under the age of 13 to provide their personal information for any purpose. In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from children under the age of 13, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete the information.
For 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. 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 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
10 U.S.C. 503 ENLISTMENT/ACCESSIONS
Recruiting campaigns, Air Education and Training Command Instruction 36-2002, Recruiting Procedures for the Air Force, and 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; powers and duties delegation by PURPOSE: to obtain necessary information to respond to your request for information about a career in the Air Force or Space Force. ROUTINE USE: No disclosure of this information will be made outside of the Department of Defense. DISCLOSURE: Voluntary: However, if the information is not provided, we will be unable to contact you and notify you of the possible Air Force and Space Force opportunities available to you.
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented in this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.