Navy SEAL Photo. SEALSWCC.COM Privacy Policy


  • By NSW Assessment Team
    Posted May 13, 2016


This NAVY SEAL + SWCC website (SEALSWCC.COM) is a United States Government website provided as a public service by Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command and operated by the Naval Special Warfare Center NSW Assessment Team. Information presented on this website is public information. Unless otherwise indicated, the information presented on this NAVY SEAL + SWCC website (SEALSWCC.COM) is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this website is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

All posts on message boards will adhere to the highest standards of propriety. Content or statements found to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, harmful to minors in any way, hateful, and racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable will not be tolerated and will result in being banned and blocked from using this site. Your privacy is important to us. Our privacy policy explains how we intend to use any information you provide to us. Providing information on this site is voluntary, and will only be used for the benefit of users who want more information about the United States Navy or Navy Reserve.

The information requested on this website is collected in accordance with Section 503 of Title 10, United States Code, and may only be used to identify and process individuals interested in applying for enlistment or commissions in the United States Navy or Navy Reserve. Disclosure is voluntary. Declining to provide the information may result in not being contacted by a recruiter, although you may receive recruiting materials in the future. Any information provided is protected from unauthorized disclosure by the Privacy Act of 1974. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government contracted computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are 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.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government contracted computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20.

For site navigation purposes only, cookies are used in a limited manner. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major websites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so.

Participation in the message board/forums and any other communication with SEALSWCC.COM is governed by the following guidelines to protect your privacy and security: Any information and/or personal data you supply via Message Board/Forums session or email is totally voluntary. You have no obligation to provide information of any type. The Navy's Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you freely supply in the message board/forums. Please be judicious in providing personal or sensitive information. While message board/forum moderators will do their best to identify and exclude other participants who are collecting information for purposes other than United States Navy and the Naval Special Warfare Command. Moderators cannot be responsible for information gathered by other participants.

Information the United States Navy collects on you from message board/forums or email messages may be used for the purpose of recruiting enlisted personnel and Officers into the United States Navy and Navy Reserve. Authority for gathering information is granted under Title 10, United States Code, Section 503. If you provide any personal history, medical history, contact data or any other information, the United States Navy is bound by Federal law to use the information for recruiting purposes only. Federal law further states that the United States Navy will not release any information offered by you to any person or organization outside the Department of Defense.



The United States Navy, Navy Reserve and the Naval Special Warfare Command reserve the right to record all activity that takes place in message boards/forums. The raw information obtained may be used by the Navy to provide information services to the public. Raw data logs are used exclusively for this effort and will be destroyed on a regular basis.

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-579), this notice informs you of the purpose of this data collection and how the collected data will be used. Please read it carefully.



 10 U.S.C. 133, 275, 503, 504, 508, 510, 672, 1071-1087, 1168, 1475-1480, 1553, 5013, and E.O. 9397



Information collected will be used to: (1) help determine the eligibility and compatibility between individuals interested in potentially pursuing a career as a Navy Sea Air Land (SEAL), or Navy Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewman (SWCC) operator; (2) enable the NSW Assessment Team to provide appropriate career and training preparation information to prospective Navy SEAL and SWCC recruits; and (3) enable the NSW Assessment Team to better allocate limited resources in establishing relationships with the Naval Special Warfare community and prospective candidates.



Information from this database will not be shared outside of the Department of the Navy.



In accordance with the authority, purpose, and approved routine uses, records will be maintained until the prospective recruit becomes age ineligible for Naval Special Warfare programs (age 29) or the prospective recruit chooses to opt-out of receiving further information and asks to be removed from the database. On request or age ineligibility the records for those individuals will be destroyed.



Providing information is strictly voluntary. The NSW Assessment Team does not share this information with any person or other Federal agency unless pursuant to exceptions listed in the Privacy Act. All information collected will be stored on the NSW Assessment Team designated servers which are located in a secure location. Access to the database containing individual records will be controlled and restricted by the NSW Assessment Team through User ID permission levels.



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