Privacy and Security Statement

  1. The Defense Travel Management Office provides this website as a public service.
  2. Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
  3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is accessed most and least frequently, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
  4. The information we collect and store about your visit is listed in the Security Notice section below:
    • The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and 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 (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access our site;
    • The date and time you access our site;
    • The pages you visit; and
    • If you linked to the DTMO website from another website, the address of that website.
  5. 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 purpose and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.
  6. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
  7. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Security Notice

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals.

Below is a sample of the information collected based on a standard request for a World Wide Web document:

  1. (or
  2. [28/Jan/2002:00:00:01 -0500]
  3. /sitename/story.jsp
  4. 200
  5. 16704
  6. Mozilla 4.0


  1. This is the host name (or IP address) associated with the requester (you as the visitor). In this case, (… .com) the requester is coming from a commercial address. Depending on the requestor's method of network connection, the host name (or IP address) may or may not identify a specific computer. Connections via many Internet Service Providers assign different IP addresses for each session, so the host name identifies only the ISP. The host name (or IP address) will identify a specific computer if that computer has a fixed IP address.
  2. This is the date and time of the request.
  3. This is the location of the requested file.
  4. This is the status code – 200 is OK – the request was filed.
  5. This is the size of the requested file in bytes.
  6. This identifies the type of browser software used to access the page. This information helps to decide what design parameters to use when constructing new pages.
  7. This indicates the last site the person visited. This information helps indicates how people find this site.

Requests for other types of documents use similar information. No other user-identifying information will be collected.

Copyright Notice

The Defense Travel Management Office provides information presented on this website as a public service of the U.S. Government. Be advised that not all materials appearing here are in the public domain; some are copyrighted. You may encounter documents or other information resources that may be protected by United States and foreign copyright laws. The Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Based on your analysis, you may need to seek permission from the copyright owner if your intended use of copyrighted information is beyond that allowed by law or the Government's license.

Only government works prepared by officers and employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties are not protected by copyright in the U.S. (17 USC �105). Be advised that government works may contain a privately created work (e.g. quote, photograph, chart, drawing, etc.) used with permission; incorporation in a U.S. Government work does not place the private work in the public domain.

Contractors and grantees are not considered Government employees; generally they hold copyright to works they produce for the Government. The Government is granted a nonexclusive, irrevocable, paid-up royalty-free worldwide license to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display or disclose these works by or on behalf of the Government.

Cookie Disclaimer

The Defense Travel Management Office website does not use persistent cookies, i.e., tokens that pass information back and forth from your machine to the server and remain after you close your browser. The Defense Travel Management Office website may use session cookies, i.e., tokens that remain active only until you close your browser, in order to make the site easier for you to use. No database of information obtained from these cookies is kept and when you close your browser, the cookie is deleted from your computer. You can choose not to accept these cookies and still use the site, but you may need to enter the same information repeatedly. The help information in your browser software should provide you with instruction on how to disable cookies.