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Security Policy

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs commercial 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 guidelines.
  • 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.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session ("session cookies"), or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a Web site ("persistent cookies"). The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's Web site and its component sites do not use persistent cookies. Certain pages on the Center’s Web site and its component sites use session cookies to provide streamlined navigation and for statistical analysis. We also use session cookies as part of a voluntary web customer satisfaction survey that will appear to a small percentage of our Web site visitors as they leave the Center’s site. Session cookies are deleted from the Center’s servers soon after your session ends and are not collected or saved. You can set up your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set. You can still use our Web site if you do not accept the cookies, but you may be unable to use certain cookie-dependent features.

Site Links

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers provides these links as a service to our users. When users link to an outside website, they are leaving the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s).

Prohibitions

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers will not link to any website that exhibits hate, bias or discrimination. Furthermore, we reserve the right to deny or remove any link that contains misleading information or unsubstantiated claims, or is determined to be in conflict with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers mission or policies.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The information posted on the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers website includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers provides these links and pointers solely for our users' information and convenience. When users select a link to an outside website, they are leaving the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers:

  • does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked website.

  • does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.
  • does not and cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.
  • is not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites.
  • does not guarantee that outside websites comply with the requirements of Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act.

Copyright Status

No copyright may be claimed for any work on this web site that was created or maintained by Federal employee in the course of their duties. Images and text appearing on this web site may be freely copied. Credit is requested. If copyrighted material appears on the site, or is reached through a link on this site, the copyright holder must be consulted before the material may be reproduced.

Official Seal, Names and Symbols

Federal law prohibits use of any symbol, emblem, seal, insignia or badge of any entity of the Department of Homeland Security or any colorable imitation of such words, initials, symbols, emblems, or seals in connection with any advertisement, solicitation, business activity, or product where such use could reasonably be interpreted as conveying the false impression that such advertisement, solicitation, business activity, or product is in any manner approved, endorsed, sponsored, or authorized by, or associated with, the Department of the Treasury or any organization within the Department of Homeland Security. See 18 U.S.C. § 701, 31 U.S.C. § 333 and 31 C.F.R. Part 37.

 

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