Accessibility Standard Statement
As the management and operating contractor for the National Nuclear Security Administration, Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS), is committed to making its information and communications technology accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d).
Please send feedback or concerns related to this website’s accessibility to the CNS Section 508 coordinator.
Complaints about accessibility
If you believe the information and communications technology used by CNS does not comply with the Section 508 law, please let us know by sending an e-mail to the CNS Section 508 coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact us at 865.241.2004.
For more information about Section 508, please visit the U.S. Department of Energy’s Section 508 page.
This website is part of a federal computer system used to accomplish federal functions. Y‑12 uses software programs to monitor this website for security purposes to ensure it remains available to all users and to protect information in the system. By accessing this website, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities.
Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features; to use the system for other than intended purposes; to deny service to authorized users; to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information; or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation — all are prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996, codified at section 1030 of Title 18 of the United States Code, or other applicable criminal laws.
Learn about the Department of Energy’s Vulnerability Disclosure Program.
Some information is collected and stored during your visit to our site, but this information does not identify you personally. We collect:
- The domain name from which you entered our website (e.g., "companyname.com" if you use a private internal access provider or "yourschool.edu" if you connect through a university domain).
- Your IP address, which is a number automatically assigned to the computer you use to surf the web.
- The date and time of your visit.
- The pages you visit.
We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.
This information is not shared with anyone beyond the support staff, except when required by Law Enforcement investigation, and is used only as a source of anonymous statistical information.
"Cookies" are small bites of temporary data exchanged between a website and a visitor's computer which enable conversation between the two machines. "Session" cookies may be set by some of the pages you visit on our website, but these cookies expire within a short period of time, usually once you have exited your web browser or logged off your computer. It is Y‑12 policy that no persistent cookies be used by its external web sites.
Comments Sent by Email
You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in an email message containing your comments or questions. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. There are times when your message is forwarded, as email, to other Y‑12 employees who may be better able to help you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we do not share our email with any other outside organizations.
Disclaimer of Liability
Documents available from the web server were prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U.S. Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor Contractor, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, use made, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency or Contractor thereof. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency or Contractor thereof. Further, Y-12 is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government or any agency thereof. The views and opinions of document authors do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U.S. Government or any agency thereof.
Documents provided from the web server were sponsored by a contractor of the U.S. Government under contract DE-NA0001942. Accordingly, the U.S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish or reproduce these documents, or to allow others to do so, for U.S. Government purposes. These documents may be freely distributed and used for non-commercial, scientific and educational purposes.
Y-12 web users are authorized to access only the documents listed on its menus. Users who attempt to gain unauthorized access to other data are subject to criminal and civil penalties under federal laws (including but not limited to PL 83-703 and 99-474).