Korean War Veterans Association, Inc.

Korean War and Korea Defense Veterans... A Continuity of Service in the Defense of Freedom
Incorporated June 14, 1985… Chartered by Congress June 30, 2008


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KWVA Website Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting the KWVA Web site. Your privacy is very important to us.

Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our site, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us when submitting a comment, suggestion or registration form.

Use of Cookies:  It is our policy to use cookies in some sections of our website, especially areas that require a "login" to secure areas on our website.  However, no personal information is contained in these cookies.

Access to and use of the KWVA World Wide Web site is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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About Privacy and Security

  1. This World Wide Web (WWW) site is provided as a public service by the Korean War Veterans Association, Inc. (KWVA).  This Internet privacy policy statement is a description of KWVA's current practices and shall not be construed as a contractual undertaking. The KWVA reserves the right to amend its Internet Privacy Policy and this statement at any time without notice. KWVA's privacy and public records obligations are governed by any applicable State United States federal laws.

  2. When you come to this web site to browse, our Web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.  In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages you visited while at the site.  This computer system uses industry-standard software to create summary statistics, which are used for such things as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas so that the content of and functionality of our site can be improved.  We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our pages more useful to visitors. This information is only used internally, does not contain personal identifiers, and will only be used for internal management purposes.

  3. Where identifying information is asked of you (to respond to an information request, etc.) that information is used only for responding to your comment or question and is not made available for other purposes. See our comments notice of use.

  4. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs industry-standard methods to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

  5. No other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes.

  6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under some State and Federal laws.

  7. We want to be very clear:  We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with outside parties.

  8. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to the KWVA Webmaster.

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Notice of Use

Any information collected within the context of forms and E-mail links are used only for the expressed purpose of responding to your comment, question or information request and is not used for other purposes.

It is not required for submission of comments that you provide any personally identifying information, such as your name or your E-mail address. However, that information would be necessary for us to send you a response.

We collect personally identifiable information (name and E-mail address) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you.  If you choose to identify yourself when sending an E-mail message or filling out a form:

  • You may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message, filling out a "Form" or requesting printed materials be mailed to you.  We use personally-identifying information from consumers only to accomplish the requested activity. Any information that we collect via a questionnaire or form may be subject to disclosure; but, will be handled in accordance with the requirements of Federal and/or State Privacy Acts and Freedom of Information Acts, to ensure the greatest protection of personal privacy in the face of any required disclosure.

  • Personally identifying information which you decide to provide may be retained by staff to ensure that an appropriate response is provided or to maintain contact with the user if appropriate.

  • Information is collected generically for statistical purposes. The purpose of this use is to measure user interest in various areas of our site. This information is not expressed in any form which would reveal personally identifying information.

  • Simply stated:  We will never deliver to or sell your information to outside parties.  However, please be aware that as Non-Profit Corporation we are subject to various State and Federal Laws and are legally bound to follow them.

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Disclaimer of Liability

Neither the KWVA or contractors or employees or Officers or Directors shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the KWVA or its contractors or employees or Officers or Directors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

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Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

Although the data found using the KWVA's access systems have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. The KWVA provides this information on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of this publication. If you have obtained information from the KWVA from a source other than the KWVA, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out-of-date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to the KWVA's webmaster (Send E-mail to the Webmaster).

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Disclaimer of Endorsement

The KWVA is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the KWVA and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the KWVA.

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Disclaimer for External Links

The KWVA website provides links to many web sites that are not controlled, maintained or regulated by the KWVA. These include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, you are no longer on KWVA's web site and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

The KWVA is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that the KWVA is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the KWVA on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the KWVA. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the web surfer to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

The KWVA's Homepage contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. Since the KWVA's Homepage is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster.

The Web is very dynamic and web site ownership and content change often.  If you find inappropriate or offensive content at a web site reached through one of the KWVA's links please E-mail the KWVA Webmaster with details so we may take appropriate action and remove or correct the link.

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Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of the KWVA website is at the user's sole risk. The KWVA does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The KWVA and/or its respective programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.

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Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by State and Federal laws. These laws shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.

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Information presented on this WWW site is considered private, copyrighted information and may not be distributed or copied without the express permission of the KWVA. Commercial and non-commercial use of the documents available from this server are protected under the U.S. and Foreign Copyright Laws.

The KWVA shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all specifically copyrighted information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Please E-mail the KWVA Webmaster for permission requests.

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Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat Reader and PDF are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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Linking to the KWVA Website

Links to the KWVA website are permissible, if not encouraged. However, we do ask that all links point to the home page (http://www.kwva.org/) rather than to a specific page as those links may change.


Korean War Veterans Association
PO Box 407
Charleston, IL 61920

☏ (217) 345-4414
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