Air Force SBIR/STTR web site Disclaimer
This web site is designed and maintained under the sponsorship of the Air Force
SBIR/STTR Program. It is intended for use by the general public for viewing and
retrieving information only. Unless otherwise indicated, all information on
this site is considered public information and may be copied or distributed.
Neither the United States Government, the Department of Defense, the Department
of the Air Force nor the publisher assumes any liability resulting from the use
of the information contained in this web site nor warrants that such use will be
free from privately owned rights.
Reference to any specific products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark,
manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency, contractor,
or subcontractor thereof.
Air Force SBIR/STTR Privacy and Security Policy
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you visit a site on the Air Force SBIR/STTR web site to read or download information, we collect and store the
following information about your visit. (This information does not identify you personally.)
- The name of the Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you are connecting from a university's domain) and the IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our web site;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our web site;
- The date and time you access our web site;
- The Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our web site; and
- The pages you visit and the information you request.
This information is collected for statistical analysis and technical improvements to the web site. This
computer uses software programs to create summary statistics, which may be used for such purposes as
assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications,
and identifying system performance or problem areas. In certain circumstances, however, additional steps
made be made to identify you based on this information and we may share this information, including your
identity, with other government agencies.
Information Collected from E-mails and Web Forms
If you choose to provide personal information by sending an e-mail or submitting an on-line form found
on the Air Force SBIR/STTR web site, please note that the material you submit may be seen by various
people. We use submitted information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information
that you request. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons
without your prior permission. We do not collect or use information for commercial marketing.
We may share information you give us with other government personnel, contractors acting on the sponsoring
agencies’ behalf, or another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency. In other limited
circumstances, such as responses to requests from Congress and private individuals, we may be required by
law to disclose information you submit.
Some areas of the Air Force SBIR/STTR web site are limited to authorized users with passwords. Complete and
accurate information is necessary to gain access to restricted sites/areas. If you use a restricted
area, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account data and
for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that
occur under your account or password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to
your password or to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
We are committed to protecting the security of your account information. We use a variety of security
technologies and procedures to help protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
We protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
software, which encrypts information to and from the server.
"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 Air Force SBIR/STTR web site does not use persistent cookies.
However, one or more areas of the site may use session cookies to provide streamlined navigation and for
statistical analysis. These session cookies are deleted from the server soon after your session ends and are
not collected or saved. You can configure your web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set.
Air Force SBIR/STTR External Link Disclaimer
The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Office,
the United States Air Force, or the Department of Defense, or of the external web site, or the
information, products or services contained therein. The Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Office does not exercise
any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations or the privacy and user
policies of these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of the web