Terms of Use, Privacy & Security

The Virginia Defense Force ~ Terms of Use, Privacy & Security

Terms of Use: The information contained within the Virginia Defense Force’s (VDF) website www.vdf.virginia.gov is for informational purposes for the public and contains tools for operating units of the VDF. The tools that are contained in this website are for the sole use of VDF personnel.

Information available at www.vdf.virginia.gov is consistent with the Virginia Department of Military Affairs policy and The Principles of Information and contains information cleared for public release. Information intended for the internal Virginia Defense Force audience is available through VDF Tools.

The Virginia Defense Force Home Page is provided as a public service by The Virginia Department of Military Affairs in coordination with the VDF Public Affairs.

Information presented on The VDF Home Page is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

The use of copyrighted material by the VDF is subject to U.S. copyright law as reflected in VDF regulations. It is VDF policy to recognize and respect the rights of copyright owners.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

At the VDF Home Page, we want all viewers to be able to experience the VDF story. We have and continue to strive to be sure all sections of www.vdf.virginia.gov are in compliance with Section 508 standards. If you find something that is not compliant, please let us know via the Contact or Webmaster link.

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.

We abide by the Web Policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia at http://www.virginia.gov/cmsportal3/about_virginia.gov_4096/web_policy.html

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to us using the Contact or Webmaster link.

Cookie Disclaimer – The VDF Home Page does not use persistent cookies (persistent tokens that pass information back and forth from the client machine to the server). The VDF Home Page may use session cookies (tokens that remain active only until you close your browser) in order to make the site easier to use. The Virginia Department of Military Affairs and the Virginia Defense Force DO NOT keep a database of information obtained from these cookies. You can choose not to accept these cookies and still use the site, but it may take you longer to fill out the same information repeatedly and clicking on the banners may not take you to the correct link. Refer to the help information in your browser software for instructions on how to disable cookies.

External Links Disclaimer – The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by the Virginia Department of Military Affairs or the Virginia Defense Force of the linked web site or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Virginia Department of Military Affairs and the Virginia Defense Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this web site.