PRIVACY AND SECURITY
This privacy and security
notice sets out how we collect and use personal information so that you may determine
how to use our site. You should read this information before using our site,
and the use of the site acts as your consent to the information practices set forth
herein. This site is owned by On-Line Information Services, Inc.; P.O. Box
8173; Mobile, AL 36689-0173; 251.344.3333, and is operated under the business
trade name, AlacourtACCESS.com™.
When you visit our
site, we collect and store the following information:
The name and domain
from which you accessed the Internet.
The IP address from
which you accessed the Internet.
The date and time you
accessed our site.
The type of browser
and operating system used to access our site.
The pages you visited.
This information is
used for the purpose of evaluating and improving our site. We may also use
it for making demographic determinations and for improving the site to make your
future visits to the site more efficient.
For billing purposes,
we keep track of basic information about each transaction, including such information
as search name, case number, court, document type, search criteria, time, date,
and any reference information which you may provide. We also use session cookies
to identify users and keep sessions active, thereby preventing you from having to
re-enter password information for each search during a session. We may also
use log files for similar purposes, and for security purposes, to track your activity
on the site. We will not provide this information to anyone, except as set forth
In order to use the
site, you provide us with certain Personally Identifiable Information, including
your name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and names of users within your organization,
as well as other contact and demographic information. This information is
maintained in order to respond to your requests, conduct billing operations with
you, for internal purposes to improve the functionality of our system and for marketing
and promotional purposes within our company. We do not share this information with
others, except as set forth herein.
TO THIRD PARTIES:
We will not give, sell
or transfer any personal information to third parties, except in the following cases:
To secure payment of
delinquent charges, identifying information may be provided to collection agencies
or law firms.
If compelled by law.
If you direct us to
In other legally limited
circumstances (such as protecting your account from fraudulent use; or to protect
the rights of On-Line Information Services, Inc.).
We may provide information
on your identity to the administrative office or officers of the court which generated
the public records which you are searching on our system.
We may also disclose
information in connection with any corporate divestiture where we sell all or a
portion of our business.
You should also be
aware that there are links on our site to other web sites maintained by third parties.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any other sites.
In order to identify
unauthorized attempts to use the information contained on this website, to upload
information to it, to change information on it, or to otherwise damage it, we employ
software programs to monitor network traffic. Unauthorized attempts to access,
upload or change information stored on our system may result in criminal prosecution.
You are responsible
for all use on our system using your account number, user ID and password.
In order to avoid unauthorized use, we recommend that you do not furnish your account
information to any other party, and that you not leave your terminal unattended
after logging into our service.
If you have questions
about our Privacy and Security policy, or feel that we are not adhering to our stated
policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org ;
or by first class mail at P.O. Box 8173; Mobile, AL 36689-0173. Our
telephone number is 251.344.3333.