Privacy Statement


Feburary 4, 2011

1. Services provided

This web site provides selected services and information to the constituency of Pima County. Neither Pima County Juvenile Court, nor any agency, officer, or employee of Pima County Juvenile Court, warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

The Pima County Juvenile Courtweb site contains links to other non-court (external) web sites. Links to other web sites do not constitute an endorsement by Pima County Juvenile Court. Such external web sites contain information and services that have been created independently of the Pima County Juvenile Court web site, and they are only provided as a convenience for our site visitors who may need additional information that we do not control, or otherwise cannot provide. Pima County Juvenile Court does not endorse, approve, certify or control these external web sites, nor any of the information and data contained on those web sites. Pima County Juvenile Court cannot guarantee the privacy of your personal information while accessing those web sites. Pima County Juvenile Court encourages visitors to check the privacy policies of all external web sites visited, and to be cautious about providing personal information while on these sites without first obtaining a clear understanding of how such information will be used. Many non-county sites may gather information which may be subject to disclosure under the public records laws and other provisions of state or federal law.

2. Information gathered from users

Pima County Juvenile Court collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. In addition, Pima County Juvenile Court Web server may place a "cookie" on the hard drive of a user's computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information.

Among the information that may be collected to manage the communications between the server and the browser are:

The name of the domain and IP address from which you access our web site

The type of browser used to access our site

The date and time of access

The Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site

The pages you visit

Sections of the web site you attempted to visit but were unable to access due to programming or other technical problems.

All e-mail addresses maintained by Pima County Juvenile Court contain the names of people who voluntarily communicated with or requested information from us.

No applications, services or surveys on the Pima County Juvenile Court web site seek to determine or verify the age of site visitors. Consequently, visitors should be aware that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by minors online or by e-mail will be treated in the same manner as information given by an adult, and may be subject to public access as prescribed by applicable laws. We advise children (minors) to get their parents' permission before providing any information online.

3. Alternatives to using this web site

Information provided by this web site can also be accessed by visiting the appropriate Pima County office. Pima County Juvenile Court provides access to all of its public records. This web site is one means for providing information.

4. Use of the data gathered by this web site

The vast majority of the information collected by Pima County Juvenile Court Web server is used to manage communications between the server and the browser.

5. Disclosure of gathered data

Pima County Juvenile Court does not sell, trade, or rent Pima County Juvenile Court web site visitor information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization. Pima County Juvenile Court will not disclose personally identifiable information or credit/debit card information to third parties, except for the purposes of completing your payment transaction through a secured financial network or to collection agencies

Pima County Juvenile Court may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information, or credit/debit card data, to the appropriate governmental authorities as required by law.

If you provide personal information, the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However, this information may be considered public record, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal law or state law.

6. Third party information gathering

Pima County Juvenile Court does not allow third parties to gather information from users of its web sites

7. Security measures

Pima County Juvenile Court and its consultants, as developer and manager of this web site, have taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its computer systems and networks, including, but not limited to, individual authentication, the securing of transmitted data, and monitoring security. Security methods and measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire web site. This, however, is no guarantee that these security measures cannot be violated.