Security and Privacy Policy Notice

Thank you for visiting and reviewing our privacy policy. This is the Unofficial DOD website of the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort privacy policy is clear: We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit; and
  5. If you linked to the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information -- as in an e-mail to our managers, or the Webmaster, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website -- we use that information to respond to your message and to provide the service you requested.

We will use the personal information you provide on our web site to: *Create your user profile at your request.
*Process and record your requested online transaction:

  • Making a hotel reservation
  • Meeting Planners – Request for Proposal
  • Applying for a Job
  • Contacting Us with your Questions or Comments

*Send you by e-mail news, special offers and promotions regarding products and services offered by us, the Armed Forces Recreation Center family of resorts.
*Occasionally solicit your opinion through online surveys if you choose to participate. We will not share, transfer or sell personal information you provide on our web site outside of the Armed Forces Recreation Center family of resorts without your consent, unless legally required or unless done on an anonymous, aggregated basis for statistical purposes.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is information which may be placed in a file on your computer by our website to improve your internet experience at We do not set cookies without your knowledge, and we do not set cookies including personal information. Any cookie we set can only be accessed within our domain. We do not allow sharing of cookies elsewhere within the domain, or with any outside (commercial or otherwise) domain.

The website often uses Active Server Pages (ASP) to deliver website content. ASP comes with a built-in object which appears as a cookie. This cookie maintains the connection with the user's browser. This object is called the Session object and is maintained only for the duration of a your visit to our Web site, or if the connection is idle for 10 minutes.
This session object cookie looks like:
FALSE 1293837077 HITO_VISITS A10A67D2A+3479E6*F20E7*1+56CD83*F3204*3

There is no private information in this cookie which can be used to identify the web customer.

Links to Other Sites
Our Website has links to other federal agencies. In a few cases we link to private organizations. Before leaving the website, a message will appear informing you that you are leaving our server. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Kids' Pages
We at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort are especially concerned about protecting children's privacy. We hope parents and teachers are involved in children's Internet explorations. It is particularly important for parents to guide their children when children are asked to provide personal information on line. FMWRC will request no personal information from children.

Security Intrusion and Protection
For security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic, to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to cause damage, or to deny service to authorized users. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. For any additional help, feel free to Contact the Webmaster

Please certify below that you are eligible to make a reservation.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort authorized patrons include the following personnel (subject to stipulations on the RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE). Active-duty military members in EUCOM, military retirees (click here for details), military reservists in EUCOM, national guardsmen in EUCOM, current Department of Defense civilian employees assigned to EUCOM, foreign military currently on orders assigned to a U.S. military installation and the family members of authorized patrons. NATO military members with a USAREUR installation pass and AE FORM 600-700 are eligible to stay at the Edelweiss Resort.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort patronage is governed by Department of Defense Instruction 1015.10 (Programs for Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation). A room reserved with multiple sponsors should be reserved based on the highest ranking sponsor. Guests with both retired and civilian status living in Europe, must reserve based on the civilian rank. Room rates may change upon check-in based on sponsors rank. Eligible guests can sponsor additional rooms for non-eligible guests. *For a complete eligibility listing, please read RESERVATION ELIGIBILITY PAGE.

If you do not find room availability on your desired dates, please contact our Vacation Planning Center by email or phone.