External Link Disclaimer & Privacy/Security

External Link Disclaimer

The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) of the linked Web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.


  1. Public portions of DENIX are provided as a public service by the Department of Defense Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH) programs and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment (ASD (EI&E)). Publicly available information presented on DENIX is may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
  2. This website uses measurement and customization technology known as a “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). The Department of Defense does not use the information associated with cookies to track individual user activity on the Internet outside Defense Department websites, nor does it share the data obtained through such technologies, without the user’s explicit consent, with other departments or agencies. The Department of Defense 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. The website,, provides general instructions on how to opt out of cookies and other commonly used web measurement and customization technologies. Opting out of cookies still permits users to access comparable information and services; however, it may take longer to navigate or interact with the website if a user is required to fill out certain information repeatedly.
  3. DENIX uses Tier 1 session cookies(tokens that remain active only until you close your browser) in order to make the site easier to use. You can choose not to accept cookies and still use the site, but may need to fill out the same information repeatedly. Refer to your browser help for instructions on how to disable cookies. Many DENIX pages use a third-party service called Google Analytics that uses Tier 2 cookies to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our site. You may decline Google’s cookies by setting your browser preferences to disallow third-party cookies. If you choose to allow the cookies, Google will collect generic information about your visit (including your IP address) and store that information on their servers in the United States. Google’s privacy policy is available at: DENIX uses the information compiled by Google Analytics to help us make our site more useful for you. We learn about the number of visitors to our site, which features/links that are most popular, and the types of technology our visitors use. For detailed information on the type of information collected from users please see
  4. 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 performance or problem areas.
  5. For site security 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 of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
  6. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual public 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.
  7. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to us using the DENIX Contact Us page.

Should you have additional concerns about privacy on DENIX, you can access email and phone numbers for the Army and DoD Privacy Officers at:

Privacy Act Statement and Privacy Advisory

  1. If you choose to provide us your personal information – such as filling out a Contact Us form – we only use that information to respond to your message or request. We 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 do not create individual profiles or give it to any private organizations and do not collect information for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address for us to be able to provide a response, we recommend that you NOT include any other personal information, such as your address or home phone number and especially not your Social Security number. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number.
  2. Users requesting a DENIX account are subject to additional conditions and bound by the requirements for accessing a government computing system for official business.
    • Authority: 10 U.S.C. Section 3013, Secretary of the Army; Army Regulation 25-1, Army Information Management.
    • Principal Purpose: Information will be used to verify the identity of eligible users of DENIX.
    • Routine Uses: None.
    • Disclosure: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information will result in denial of access to non-public areas of the system.

Last Page Update: February 17, 2023