Privacy Statement

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve does not read any of your private online communications.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve collects and uses your personal information to operate the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and its affiliates. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, in order to determine what Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve pages, or register with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve site or services, a cookie helps Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at osd.esgritsupport@mail.mil. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.