Privacy Policy


This website and the information it contains are provided as a public service by the USACE. The USACE does not exercise any editorial control over the information you find here.

Privacy Notice

We do not collect any personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically. Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website.

If you send us information through Web forms

You can provide personal information with your comments or requests for information of published products. Specific Privacy Act statements are found on each Web form to inform you of our legal authority to collect this data, our principal purposes for doing so, probable routine uses of data, and how we manage personal information. Unless otherwise stated on the specific Privacy Act statement, we do not share personal information outside the USACE without your consent.

What is collected and stored automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and an IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you visit
  • If you linked to the project site from another website, the address of that website

We use the information we collect to count the number and type of visitors to the different pages on our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors like you.