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Please ensure that you are fully aware of the following Security Instructions.

The Royal Navy website is owned and operated by the Secretary of State for Defence. It is subject to monitoring by the Secretary of State for Defence to ensure proper functioning of equipment including security devices and systems, to prevent unauthorised use and violations of security regulations. Users of the system should be aware that any information placed in the system is subject to monitoring and is not subject to any expectation of privacy.

The Royal Navy Forum is a controlled area accessible only to authorised users and can be used to share OFFICIAL information of interest to members.

This includes any OFFICIAL but sensitive information which the originator does not want to be generally available to the public on the World Wide Web (www). [For details of the Protective Marking Scheme and definitions of OFFICIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET. see JSP 440, Part 5 Section 1].

Information presented within the password protected area is considered private information for members only and may not be distributed or copied outside of the membership without prior written approval from the originator.

If monitoring of this system reveals possible evidence of a violation of criminal law, this evidence and other related information, including identification of the user, will be provided to law enforcement officials.

If monitoring reveals violations of security instructions or unauthorised use the users concerned may be excluded from further use of the website or subject to disciplinary action under the Naval Discipline Act, if service users are in breach of JSP440.

Do not discuss, enter, transfer, process, or transmit classified or sensitive security information. This includes:

  • Troop/ship locations 
  • Troop/ship tasking 
  • Deployment/port visit /homecoming dates 
  • Other information that may be considered classified

If you have any doubts then it is advisable not to post the information or comment. Further advice can be sought from the Digital Media Team.

In using this site you agree to fully comply with the Terms and Conditions of use and the security and operating policies and rules.

Please ensure you understand them before continuing to use these facilities.

If in doubt, 'leave it out'.

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You can cancel this subscription at any time by logging in to that forum and selecting "Remove Forum Subscription" likewise you can add subscriptions to any of the forums listed for your own convenience.

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Our Details

If you have a query about any of the above please write to the address below or use the form on the Contact Us page.

Head of Royal Navy Digital

Leach Building

Naval Command Headquarters

Whale Island

Portsmouth

PO2 8BY