The DARPA Spectrum Challenge competition for which you are applying is supported by,
and conducted on behalf of, a Federal government agency within the Department of
Defense (DoD). As part of the registration process you are asked to furnish personally
identifiable information (PII) about yourself that will be specifically available to the DoD,
potentially maintained in a database, and therefore subject to protection under the
Privacy Act of 1974 and applicable DoD regulations. In accordance therewith, the
following Privact Act Statement is a required notification to you prior to the collection
of your PII. Please read it carefully:
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 133, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and
Logistics; 10 U.S.C. 2374a, Prizes for Advanced Technology Achievements; 15 U.S.C.
3701 et. seq., Stevenson-Wydler Techology Innovation Act of 1980, (as amended, Prize
Competitions); and E.O. 9397 (as amended, SSN).
PURPOSE: The DARPA Spectrum Challenge is a competition to demonstrate a radio
protocol that can best utilize a given communication channel in the presence of other
users and interfering signals. Uses of personally identifiable data will be used solely for
the purpose of administering the event and will not be linked or linkable to an individual
except as permitted and/or required by law.
ROUTINE USES: In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C.
552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, these records may specifically be disclosable outside
the DoD as a routine use pursuant to the DoD Blanket Routine Uses available at
DISCLOSURES: Providing your PII is voluntary, however a failure to provide will result in a
non-valid registration for the Spectrum Challenge competition and otherwise disqualify
you from participation.