Thank you for visiting the California Courts website ("Website"), which is operated by the Judicial Council of California.
For each visitor to this Website, nonpersonal information is automatically collected to make the site more useful to visitors, as well as to diagnose problems with this Website or servers, to learn about the number of visitors to the site and the types of technology they use, and to improve the site's content. None of this information contains personal identifiers (such as name, address, telephone number, etc.). Information that is automatically collected includes:
If you send comments or questions to this Website, the information you provide will normally be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to improve our services, or in some cases, to refer you to another public entity that may be better able to assist you. In order to access certain areas or services of this Website, you may be asked to provide additional information, including personal information. Once you provide personal information, you are no longer an anonymous user of this Website. Information collected on this Website will not be used by the Judicial Council of California for commercial marketing purposes, but may be used or shared in response to a legal process (such as a court order or subpoena); to take action regarding illegal or unauthorized activities; in accordance with the law (including but not limited to public records laws); to process a transaction or service requested by you; or if you consent. Statistical, aggregated, and anonymous information collected by this Website may be shared with third parties or the public. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
This Website has implemented various security measures, including physical, electronic, and procedural measures. As effective as any security measure implemented by this Website may be, no security system is impenetrable.
Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies created on your computer by using this Website do not contain personally identifiable information. The cookie feature may also be used to store a randomly generated identifying temporary tag on your computer. You may refuse the cookie or delete it through any of the widely available methods. However, if you turn your cookie option off, you may not be able to access some portions of this Website.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or this Website, you may contact us. We cannot, however, provide legal advice or specific information about a case. If you need legal information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of this Website. If you need information about a particular case, contact the court that has jurisdiction over it.
Our postal address is: California Courts Website, Judicial Council of California, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102-3668. Or you can submit a question using our Website Feedback Form.
Last Updated: January 2012