U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association

Terms and Conditions

Information posted on this Website is intended to provide general information that may be of interest to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps cryptologic veterans and to members of the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association.

Who We Are

The U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association is a qualified Veterans Service Organization (VSO) organized under section 501(c)(19) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. U.S. Navy cryptologic veterans include former members of the U.S. Naval Security Group Command, its predecessors, and its successor elements (such as Information Dominance Corps) as well as U.S. Navy cryptologists serving on active duty.

No Use of Our Site by Persons Under 13

No person under 13 should disclose personally-identifying information on this site. The US NCVA will not knowingly permit children 13 and under to establish website subscriber accounts.

 You may learn more about protecting children’s privacy online by visiting The Children’s Online Privacy Act.

Confidential & Proprietary Information

The U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association does not wish to receive private, confidential, or proprietary information from you through this website. Any information or material sent electronically to the US NCVA through this website will be treated as public information.

If you send us any information or material through this website other than personally identifiable information, you grant the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association unrestricted license to use, reproduce, display, modify, transmit and distribute those materials and information. Further, you agree that the US NCVA is free to use ideas and concepts that you send us for any purpose.

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Personally Identifiable Information is any data that could potentially identify you or can be used to distinguish you from another person. The only PII data that can be collected on the US NCVA website is the personal information you submit when you signup for a website subscriber account.

These data are not Confidential & Proprietary Information to the US NCVA. A website subscriber owns her or his personal data and can add, modify, or remove such information at any time by logging into his or her subscriber account and editing her or his Profile

Website Subscriber Accounts

The US NCVA welcomes and encourages U.S. Navy cryptologic veterans and eligible active duty U.S. Navy cryptologists to join our Association per the Association Bylaws. Those who are eligible for membership as well as currently active Association members are also encouraged to signup online for a website subscriber account.

Subscriber Groups

US NCVA Subscribers Members of the US NCVA and FRUPAC are strongly encouraged to register subscriber accounts with this website. Registered Association subscribers have full access to all US NCVA content.
Fleet Radio Unit Pacific Subscribers FRUPAC subscribers have access to FRUPAC-unique content.
US NCVA-Eligible Subscribers U.S. Navy and Marine Corps cryptologic veterans who are not members of the US NCVA but who are eligible to join the Association may sign up for basic access to this website.

Non-Navy Cryptologic Veterans

Generally, individuals who are not veterans of U.S. Navy cryptologic elements will not be authorized to establish member accounts on this website. Contact the Membership Secretary or the Executive Director for information regarding this policy.

Content Use

You may view and print documents and other content on this site for your personal use only. You may not modify these documents or change them in any way. You may not use any content offered on this Website for any commercial purposes without express written consent from the U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association.

Third-Party Websites

Hyperlinks or pointers to third-party websites and references to products and services offered by third parties are provided for your convenience only. The US NCVA neither endorses nor approves entities that operate those websites. This includes:

  • Content
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The US NCVA has no control or responsibility over third-party websites, content maintained by other organizations, or products and services offered by third parties. The US NCVA does not assume any liability for your use of any of the foregoing or your reliance on the information provided there. Your use of our website acknowledges your agreement that such use shall be at your own risk.


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The US NCVA does not:

  1. Warrant the accuracy of the information posted on this website.
  2. Guarantee or warrant the performance of this website.

All content contained on, downloaded or accessed from this website, is provided to you on an “as is” basis, without warranties of any kind whatsoever. This includes any implied warranties or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of the rights of third parties.

How Often Will We Update this Policy?

We will update these Terms & Conditions when needed due to, for example, advanced technologies, legal requirements, and changing Association business standards. You should check this article routinely.

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