Coast Guard TugSafe

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Privacy Policy

⚠  This application DOES NOT send, transfer, copy, or otherwise post any information you enter to the United States Coast Guard or any other entity/agency - Federal or other. Any information that you may enter in this application, and the guidance that you receive from it, is ONLY stored on the device you are using.


This App Service serves as an enhancement to the published paper and electronic PDF versions of United States Coast Guard resources and is designed for use by United States Coast Guard (USCG) personnel as a reference. The content provided within this App Service is derived from public sources. The source material for this App Service serves as the principal resource for the information presented herein. This App Service is not designed to transmit information from within the App Service. This App Service is not designed to store, process, print or retain information from within the App Service. There is no access to media external to the app; it does not allow access to media stored on your device, or use of the device’s camera or microphone. This App Service may enable you to print or email PDF forms and provide feedback about this App Service via email. This App Service does not have an internal email capability and all email communications require an email service.

Collection and Retention of Information

We do not require you to provide your PII when using the App Service; however, the App Service does allow users to provide feedback about this App Service via email message. If you communicate with the USCG via email message, we may use information provided within your email, such as an email address, to respond to your submission. You should be reminded that email may not necessarily be secure against interception. Therefore, we suggest that you do not send sensitive PII (such as your Social Security number) via email when using this App Service. If your intended email communication is sensitive, e.g., it includes information such as your bank account, charge card, or Social Security number; you should be sure to follow applicable USCG/DHS guidelines for those communications.

Information that you submit to the USCG is retained in accordance with NARA Record Retention schedule: N1-026-05-15, approved January 9, 2009.

Applicable Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and System of Records Notices (SORN)

Information you provide to the USCG using the App Service’s feedback capability may be maintained, used, and disseminated in accordance with: DHS/ALL/PIA-006 & DHS/ALL-002: Department of Homeland Security Mailing and Other lists, 73 Federal Register 71659, November 25, 2008.

Use of Information

Feedback information that users provide to the USCG via email may be used to resolve any problems that you are reporting with respects to the App Service or to complete your request for services. If you provide your PII in an email communication to the USCG, you are consenting to the use of the PII as described herein and in the Terms of Service. The App Service does not otherwise collect, use, disclose, transfer, transmit, or store your information. All PII you provide will be kept internal to the U.S. Government.

Resolution of a reported problem or request for services may entail the sharing of information provided with other U.S. Government Agencies. These agencies may contact you directly in order to expedite resolution of the reported problem or request for services. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we do not share your email with any other outside organizations.


While we take measures to protect the information you submit to the USCG against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. No Internet transmission is ever fully secure or error free. You should use caution whenever submitting information through any application, website or email service, and take special care in deciding which information you provide.

How to Access or Correct Information you have submitted to the USCG

Individuals seeking notification of and access to any record contained in this system of records, or seeking to contest its content, may submit a request in writing to

USCG, Commandant (CG-611)
Attn: FOIA Coordinator
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20593-7331.

Device Location Information

Your mobile device or handset’s current location (Location Services) is not used by this App Service. Location information is not collected or monitored by the USCG.

For Further Information regarding U.S. Coast Guard Privacy Policies

United States Coast Guard
Office of Information Management, Commandant (CG-61)
USCG Mail Stop 7710
Washington, DC 20593

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