Privacy Policy

Welcome to Content on Emergency Kit Cook-Off websites and pages (e.g.,  Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest) is managed by the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA),

Links to third-party or "social media and/or networking" sites from are provided for your convenience. Neither the Emergency Kit Cook-Off nor DEMA dictates policy on third-party sites. Moreover, the Emergency Kit Cook-Off's use of these sites does not constitute an endorsement of any non-government website, company, application, product or opinion thereunto advertised or advocated. When you link to any third-party site from, you are subject to the privacy and comment policies of that site. was created to nurture fruitful discussion and discovery of emergency preparedness principles, themes and storylines. Reader comments are encouraged, and must respect conventions of courteous discourse. 

Website administrators/editors reserve the right to remove comments that:

  • contain profanity, vulgarity, “hate speech,” non sequiturs, allegation, insinuation, or connotation of libelous, defamatory or offensive language;
  • advertise services or products, solicit contributions or private information; or
  • contain or advocate opinions, beliefs or behaviors deemed defamatory, disruptive, false, abusive, libelous, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, harassing, threatening or violent according to administrator/editor interpretation of the DEMA comment policy. administrators/editors do not edit comments or offensive content. Comments containing objectionable or dubious material will be unconditionally rejected.

To protect privacy and the confidentiality of others, do not include personal information (e.g., phone numbers, social security numbers, mailing addresses, etc.) that you do not want public. If you opt to post personal information you do so at your own risk. The Emergency Kit Cook-Off and DEMA are not responsible for losses and/or damages resulting from any comments posted on this page.