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Website Privacy and Linking Policy

Automatically Collected Information

Thank you for visiting our website. Your privacy is very important to the judges and the Court Administrator in Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. It is the policy of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts to collect no personal information about you when you visit www.fljud13.org unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available.

The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts is dedicated to protecting the privacy of its website visitors, as well as the security of its information systems. When visiting the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts website, system tools and resources may automatically collect and store specific technical information about the visit. This information does not recognize the identity of the visitor and is not used to track or record information specific to the individual, except when required by a law enforcement investigation. When accessing this website, the following anonymous technical information may be collected:

  • Domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address,
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the site,
  • The files visited and the time spent in each file, and
  • The time and date of the visit.

Voluntarily Provided Personal Information


The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not collect personal information about its visitors, unless the information is voluntarily submitted by the visitor (e.g. sending an email or submitting a form through the website). The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts will only use voluntarily submitted personal information for its intended purpose and in an effort to assist the visitor in providing the information or service requested. In general, the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts highly discourages visitors from submitting personally identifiable information (i.e. full name, address, social security number, etc.) however, visitors choosing to do so acknowledge that clicking the "submit" button on various forms and emails constitutes consent to use the information for the stated purpose. The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not give, sell, or transmit personal information to third parties.
If you choose to share personal information, such as by sending a message or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with Judicial Branch public records retention policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law. Please note that Florida's public records law requires that information received in connection with court business must be made available to anyone upon request, unless the information is subject to a specific exemption.

How This Information Is Used

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts uses this information to make our site more useful to visitors. Information collected is used to diagnose problems with our server, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology they use, and to improve the content of the site. We do not track or record information about individuals. This information does not personally identify you. Your e-mail address is not automatically collected.

The information collected is used to provide statistical data for our website management teams who seek to determine: the information of the most/least importance to our visitors, the need for technical design enhancements, system performance issues, and specific problem areas.

Personal information submitted through the website is normally used to respond to your message and for no other purpose. We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any other public or private organization for any purpose, commercial or otherwise.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other websites. The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts is not responsible for the privacy policy or practices of these websites. For more information please read our linking policy.

Linking Policy for Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts

Disclaimer

The information posted on the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts website includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. These external links are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. When users select a link to an outside (external) website, they are leaving the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts sponsored website and may be subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website. Please contact staff from the sponsor of the linked website for answers to questions regarding content on that site.

In using the hypertext linkage or pointers to the linked website, the user acknowledges and agrees to the following:

  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not verify, control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked website.
  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not endorse the organizations sponsoring a linked website and does not endorse the views expressed on a linked website or the products/services it offers.
  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in a linked website.
  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not bear responsibility for transmissions or materials the user receives from a linked website.
  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Administrative Office of the Courts does not verify, control or guarantee a linked website's compliance with applicable law or regulation.