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2) The Information Judici.com Collects
3) How We Use Personal Information
4) How We Share or Disclose Information
5) Your Choices Concerning Judici.com’s Handling of Your Personal Information.
6) How We Secure Your Information.
7) How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
8) Links to Other Sites.
10) Privacy Contact -- How to Contact Us.
- Subscribers are users of any Subscription Service offered through the Website, as identified in http://www.judici.com/service/permalinkJSA0808.jsp
- E-Pay Users are users of the Judici E-Pay/E-Plea service offered through the Website for making court pleas and payments using the Website
- Anonymous Users are users of the Website who do not log in as a Subscriber or use the Judici E-Pay/E-Plea service.
- The Information Judici.com Collects
- If you are a Subscriber and/or E-Pay User, Judici.com will collect your contact data (“Contact Data”) including for example, your name, phone number, home address and email address, and data necessary to execute a payment transaction (“Payment Data”), including for example, payment card number, billing address, card expiration date and payment amount.
- If you are an E-Pay User, Judici.com will also collect your plea (for example, guilty or not guilty), and data used to locate and process the case that you want to make a plea and/or payment for (collectively “E-Pay Case Data”), including for example the following information: driver's license number, date of birth, ticket number, zip code, and payment amount. In addition, in order to process your transaction using the Judici E-Pay/E-Plea service, we will receive Court Data from the Court about you and the case that you want to make a plea for.
- In addition, for all users of the Website, we collect the Internet protocol ("IP") address associated with the computer or Internet Service Provider you are using to visit the Website. As you browse the Website, we gather data that shows what pages you visited on the Website and how long you used various Website features and Services, collectively known as "Clickstream Data". We aggregate this information so that it is anonymous, cannot reveal your identity and is not linked to you personally ("Aggregate Non-personal Information").
- The Website uses “cookies.” A cookie is a small piece of data stored locally by your browser that saves information and identifies your computer in some way. We use both a session ID cookie and a persistent cookie. A session ID cookie is a randomly-generated and unique identification number stored by your browser only during a given browser session. Session ID cookies (“Session ID Cookie”) expire when you close your browser. A Session ID cookie is used by Judici.com to facilitate the proper functioning of the features of the Website. For example, it lets you easily return to your last search, lets Subscribers track the items in their shopping cart, and enables users to complete a multi-step process such as when E-Pay Users make an electronic plea or payment.
- A persistent cookie is a cookie that persists from session to session and is not deleted when you close your browser. We use a persistent cookie to store information about your use of the Website, including for example, to identify you as a returning user for purposes of developing Aggregate Non-personal Information. Persistent cookies are also used to track and target the preferences and interests of our returning users to enhance the experience on our Website.
- You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is offered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and you may not be able to use the Website.
- How We Use Personal Information
- We use Contact Data collected from you to communicate with you concerning your use of the Website, including communications concerning the services available through the Website, payments, billing and assistance with your use of the Website. We also use Contact Data and Payment Data to process payment card transactions related to any paid services you use through the Website and to bill you for such services.
- We use Clickstream Data to provide you relevant advertising. We record portions of the Clickstream Data, specifically the searches made and Court Data viewed by Subscribers, in the event we need to investigate compliance with laws related to consumer credit reporting.
- We use Aggregate Non-personal Information to understand how users actually use the Website, and to improve the Website.
- If you are a Subscriber utilizing paid subscription services, we use the Contact Data and Payment Data you provide to establish a user identification and password and set up your Website account. When you visit the Website to use paid subscription services we will ask you to input your user identification and password so that we can verify that you are authorized to one or more paid subscription services.
- If you are an E-Pay User, we will use the E-Pay Case Data you provide to access and process your plea and/or payment for the case(s) you select.
- How We Share or Disclose Information
- Judici.com shares Payment Data and Contact Data with various service providers and intermediaries for the purpose of executing payment transactions, including for example payment card processors and banks.
- We also share Aggregated Non-personal Information with Courts and other third parties, including for example, advertisers, marketers, service providers, business partners and retailers, in order to operate the Website and add additional features, functionality and services.
- Judici.com will also disclose the personal information you provide to us under the following conditions:
- if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable;
- to protect the rights or properties of Judici.com, or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be interfering with our rights or property, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities; and
- under circumstances where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, Judici.com decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its business, including in the event of bankruptcy. If such a transaction occurs, the purchasers, creditors, trustees or other persons or entities involved in such sale, purchase, merger or reorganization may have access to your personal information as a result of such sale, purchase, merger or reorganization.
- How We Secure Your Information. Judici.com utilizes appropriate physical, technical and administrative controls and procedures to safeguard the information we collect from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, we cannot guarantee that those controls and procedures will never be defeated or fail, or that those controls or procedures will always be sufficient or effective. In our efforts to protect your online transactions, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to encrypt your personal information during the time it is sent over the Internet to or from the Website by Judici.com.
- How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
- Contact Data provided by Subscribers can be accessed and corrected by Subscribers via the Account section of the Subscribers page of Judici.com.
- E-Pay Users and Subscribers can correct any Payment Data, and E-Pay Users can correct E-Pay Case Data, entered for a transaction, as long as they have not moved past the confirmation screen for that transaction. After confirmation of a transactions, Payment Data and E-Pay Case Data can no longer be corrected through Judici.com. Our policies with respect to accessing and correcting Payment Data after confirmation are stated in our refund policy, which is available at http://www.judici.com/service/refund_policy.jsp. In addition, if you wish to access or correct E-Pay Case Data after confirmation (including without limitation changing a plea entered into the Court Data as a disposition) you must contact the relevant Court that received the E-Pay Case Data.
- In addition, original Court Data is not maintained by Judici.com. If you conduct a search of your own Court Data and you determine that the Court Data about you is inaccurate or in need of correction, only the relevant Court which maintains that Court Data can make any necessary corrections. If you believe that such corrections are necessary, you should contact the Court directly or contact us as indicated on our Consumer Rights page, which is available via a link from the Judici.com home page.
- Please note, the most effective way to ensure the reliability, completeness and accuracy of your personal information in our records is to take care that you or your intermediary inputs your information correctly.
Or send us a letter to:
PO Box 803338 #66574
Chicago, Illinois 60680-3338
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