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Judicial Inquiry Board Privacy Information


Access to the Judicial Inquiry Board's website is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms carefully as use of this site constitutes acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions:


This website is provided as a public service by the Judicial Inquiry Board. The Judicial Inquiry Board does not use cookies to collect any personally identifying information on our web pages.

"Personal information" is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes personal identifiers such as an individual's name, address, phone number, driver's license number and social security number. A domain name, date and time of access, or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information. We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information. Personal information you choose to provide will be used by us only for official business purposes. For example, if you send us an e-mail message or complete a web form that contains personal information, we may retain your e-mail address and other information as appropriate for official business purposes. Release of personal information you choose to provide will be governed by applicable law.

If the Judicial Inquiry Board retains any personal information in a computerized database, appropriate security controls will be instituted to protect the information.

The Judicial Inquiry Board is committed to complying fully with the Children's Online Privacy Act. Accordingly, if you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to provide us with personally identifying information. We appreciate your cooperation with this federally mandated requirement. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by children on-line or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject to public access.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this server are strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system - including supporting hardware or software - may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement official.

The Judicial Inquiry Board's Home Page is a portal with links to other websites. These include links to web sites operated by Illinois agencies and officials, other government agencies, and private businesses. When you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.


Disclaimer of Liability

Neither the Judicial Inquiry Board/State of Illinois, nor any of its agencies nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web site or its employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

Although the data found using the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's access systems has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. The State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board provides this information on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement or proprietary rights are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from any of the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web pages from a source other than the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's pages, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to the original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board.

Disclaimer for External Links

The State of Illinois or the Judicial Inquiry Board is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that the State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web pages on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the web surfer to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. The State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web site contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. Since the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web site is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of the State of Illinois' or Judicial Inquiry Board's web site is at the user's sole risk. The State of Illinois or Judicial Inquiry Board does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The State of Illinois and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described here in at any time.

Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. The laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., shall apply to all use of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.

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