USE OF USACE, MVD SOCIAL NETWORK SERVICES
This page is a family friendly, open forum. Your comments and wall posts must be in good taste. We ask that you follow all posting guidelines below. Posts will be deleted for noncompliance and you may be banned permanently for violating any of the guidelines. You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), U.S. Army, or Department of Defense.
We will not allow:
• Comments or submissions that contain vulgar, profane, hateful or abusive language or images; personal attacks of any kind; or offensive terms that discriminate against specific ethnic, national or racial groups.
• Comments that are spam are clearly “off topic,” or that promote services or products.
• Comments should be limited to those relating to the USACE.
• Comments that make unsupported accusations will not be permitted.
• Posts specifically about political parties or individuals. This is not a political page – political rhetoric is not permitted.
• Comments that promote or advertise a business or commercial transaction. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency.
• Comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity.
• For Official Use Only (FOUO), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary or business-sensitive information to be posted on this page.
This Service may contain email services, wall posts, messages, notes, blogs, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal Web pages, calendars, photo albums, videos, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services").
In addition, you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you also agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:
Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows such messages.
Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses.
Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
LINKS TO ANY THIRD PARTY SITES
Links on this site may let you leave the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) page. The linked sites may not be under the control of MVD, and MVD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained on a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The USACE is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. The USACE is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the USACE and/or MVD of the site.
OPERATIONAL SECURITY (OPSEC)
Operations Security (OPSEC) includes any information including, but not limited to, the movement of soldiers/employees in and out of theaters of operation, current and ongoing military operations, or tactics, techniques and procedures poses a security risk to soldiers. This risk needs to be mitigated at all times, and any information containing dates, complete names, and the locations of soldiers/employees or their immediate family, and military operations needs to be guarded and kept confidential at all times. This is a public Web site and as such there is no way to control whoever may view the information that is posted.
Any information that would violate The Privacy Act, should not be posted. Examples of PII are as follows:
Cell or Home #'s, SSN, Birthdates, Mailing/Home Address, Medical Information, etc.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO THE USACE, MVD WEB SITE
The USACE, MVD does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to our page (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting the USACE and/or MVD and its affiliated companies and necessary sublicenses permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all USACE Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.