Protection of Rights

MilitaryCafe.org Online does not share personally identifiable information with vendors or other agents, companies, or services without your expressed permission. Your personal information is used only to enhance your experience with MilitaryCafe.org Online; it is not sold, rented, loaned, or transferred to any unrelated third parties. Although aggregated statistics about site usage are prepared to better serve our customer base, no identifiable information is tracked in these statistical reports. However, MilitaryCafe.org is obligated to provide certain reportable information to the appropriate military authority for discussions concerning your safety or the safety of others. MilitaryCafe.org is also mandated to notify the proper State agencies in these instances.

You should be aware that if you use employer-provided equipment, email services, or use employer access to the Internet, monitoring software may be used at any time and no rights to privacy will be afforded. Employers may use monitoring software from time to time to log all accesses to the Internet and report such activity to management. Employers may also monitor all email messages by you, or others using employer equipment or an employer network for access or transmission of data.

General Information

MilitaryCafe.org Online services is an Internet-based information and referral service. The information contained on MilitaryCafe.org Online is presented for the purpose of educating participants; it is not intended to provide exhaustive information or advice on a particular topic. The information on this Web site should not be relied on to suggest an authoritative course of action for an individual with legal, financial, educational, medical, or mental health concerns. The information contained on this Web site should not replace a consultation with a qualified expert in the field, such as an attorney, accountant, teacher, physician, health care provider, or therapist.

You should never disregard legal, financial, or medical advice from a professional or delay in seeking it because of information you have read on MilitaryCafe.org Online. If you are intending to pursue a legal action against someone, or if legal action is being threatened against you, obtain detailed legal advice from independent counsel who is familiar with the laws as they relate to your jurisdiction. If you have concerns or questions about financial matters, you should contact a banker, accountant, financial planner, or investment broker; their advice will best serve your specific circumstances and needs. Always consult with your physician or health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet, or fitness program.

If you are experiencing a crisis situation, such as a medical emergency, suicidal intent, a danger to yourself or others, are in an abusive relationship, or are concerned about child abuse or the abuse of an older relative or dependent adult, please contact the appropriate authorities promptly.

MilitaryCafe.org believes that individuals have the right and responsibility to evaluate and choose the most appropriate services and information to meet their needs. The information and referrals provided on this Web site are not endorsements or recommendations of services, providers, or products by MilitaryCafe.org, its agents, or the company providing this service to you.

Whenever you submit personal information to MilitaryCafe.org Online, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology is offered in an to attempt to protect your confidentiality. The technology staff regularly checks for the success and failure of system processes and services to maintain web security and integrity.

Other Web Sites

MilitaryCafe.org Online provides links to other Web sites for educational purposes only. Participants are encouraged to exercise discretion when accessing links to other Web sites through MilitaryCafe.org Online. When participants link to an external Web site from MilitaryCafe.org Online, they leave the MilitaryCafe.org Online site. MilitaryCafe.org Online makes no representations concerning any effort to review all of the content of these external Web sites. MilitaryCafe.org Online is not responsible for the quality of information on any of the external Web sites or any link contained in the external Web sites. These links may lead unintentionally to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. It may also lead to sites that contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information that violates copyright, libel, or defamation laws. The services, products, and resources available from these Web sites are not endorsed in any way by MilitaryCafe.org Online, nor does MilitaryCafe.org Online endorse any of the sponsors or advertisers on these sites.

No guarantee about any external Web site’s security is made by MilitaryCafe.org Online. Additionally, MilitaryCafe.org Online cannot control the use of “cookies” or any other such tracking devices that are used by external Web sites to record personal information. The external Web sites are solely responsible for how they use any personal information that you provide to them. If you have questions about security provisions for any external Web site, review that site’s disclaimer or privacy statement.

The entire contents of MilitaryCafe.org Online are copyrighted as a collective work under the laws of United States and other copyright laws. The collective work includes works that are the property of the Information Providers that are also protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the different areas of MilitaryCafe.org Online solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any redistribution, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from MilitaryCafe.org Online.

MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards

To foster a sense of community, and to allow for a useful, interactive dissemination of ideas within the online community, MilitaryCafe.org offers Discussion Boards to help participants share ideas and experiences with one another. All content posted on the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Board is moderated by MilitaryCafe.org staff.

The MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Board service is free to all eligible MilitaryCafe.org participants. This service allows participants to post questions or concerns to the entire MilitaryCafe.org community. If a participant reads your posting on the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Board, he/she may post a response directly to it.

Please be aware that MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards are available to all members of DoD, including Active Duty, Reserve, Guard and their family members at your installation and command. Please be aware that your User ID will show next to your posting.

If you are in an emergency medical situation, if you have suicidal intent, if you feel that you may be an immediate danger to yourself or others, if you are in an abusive relationship, or if you are concerned about child abuse or the abuse of an older relative or dependent adult, you should promptly contact the appropriate authorities in that matter.

There are rules of etiquette and standards of behavior that must be adhered to when accessing these MilitaryCafe.org services. Compliance with the rules and standards listed below is required from all MilitaryCafe.org participants. Although MilitaryCafe.org wishes to accommodate a variety of diverse viewpoints and ideas, participant communication must remain respectful at all times.

All correspondence should be clear, concise, considerate, and meaningful. No participant has the right to infringe upon another participant’s ability to obtain information on this site by methods such as, but not limited to, harassment, insults, or invasion of privacy. Messages posted or sent should not include any language, or visual or audio component that could be construed as unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, abusive, hateful, pornographic, or in violation of any law or the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), including the property rights of others or the privacy or publicity right of others.

Logging on to the MilitaryCafe.org site and impersonating another individual is a violation of the terms of this agreement. Participants may not send or post advertisements to sell products or services, or make any offer that will result in financial gain, to other participants. Any such postings will be deleted from the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards.

Failure to comply with the terms listed above may lead to the termination of your access to this site. MilitaryCafe.org has the sole right to discontinue the access of any participant who violates the MilitaryCafe.org guidelines for online behavior.

As a participant of MilitaryCafe.org, you assume responsibility for all activity that is undertaken in your name. For this reason, sharing your passcodes or other personal data with unreliable or suspect individuals is strongly discouraged.

The interactive nature of the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards makes it impossible for MilitaryCafe.org to assume responsibility for any of the content posted by its participants. The ideas, suggestions, thoughts, recommendations, opinions, comments, advice, and observations made by participants of these interactive services are not endorsed by MilitaryCafe.org or the Department of Defense. MilitaryCafe.org makes no guarantee regarding the reliability, accuracy, or quality of any material that is posted from any participant onto the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards.

MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Board Moderators reserve the right to edit and/or delete any postings that are submitted to the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards if they are found to be in violation of the rules and regulations outlined above. MilitaryCafe.org is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing material from the site that participants may find offensive.

All materials, writings, and correspondence submitted to the MilitaryCafe.org Discussion Boards are considered content and become the property of MilitaryCafe.org. By posting your ideas, thoughts, opinions, suggestions, advice, observations, and comments on this site, you are representing that you are the creator of such material or have authorization to distribute it. When you post content on MilitaryCafe.org, you expressly grant MilitaryCafe.org the rights to use, reproduce, modify, or distribute the content in any form.

You must not copy, transmit, modify, distribute, publish, or create any derivative works from any of the content you find on MilitaryCafe.org, unless you have the legal right to, or it is for personal, non-commercial purposes. Making unauthorized copies of any material (including, but not limited to, text, graphics, audio, and video) found on this site may lead to the termination of access to this site, and may subject you to legal action from the content owners who may file criminal or civil proceedings against you. In that event, you agree to hold MilitaryCafe.org harmless, as well as its vendors, related companies, employees, officers, directors, and agents.

MilitaryCafe.org Online will not make available any identifiable information in any form without the prior written or electronic consent of the individual identified, with the following exceptions: providing information as required by law, court order, or other valid legal processes.

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