BY USING THE SITE YOU HAVE AGREED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE WITH THIS DISCLAIMER:
Talking with or emailing Court Diagnostic and Treatment Center’s (CDTC) employees, volunteers, officers, or the creators and maintainers of its various internet and social media sites cannot be completely secure, although CDTC makes every effort to ensure the safety and privacy of communications as much as possible.
Your privacy is important to CDTC. We will make every effort to protect your information; however using the internet is not always secure and there can be no guarantee. CDTC will use reasonable means to protect the security and confidentiality of Internet and Email communication. However, because of the risks identified below, CDTC can’t guarantee the security of Internet and Email communication, and will not be liable for improper disclosure of confidential information that is not caused by CDTC’s intentional misuse.
Transmitting confidential information to CDTC as well as receiving confidential information from CDTC has a number of risks that you need to consider.
- Internet and Email communications can be intercepted, circulated, forwarded and stored in numerous paper and electronic files, or used without authorization or detection.
- Internet and Email communication can be immediately broadcasted worldwide and be received by unintended recipients and is easier to falsify than handwritten or signed documents.
- Email senders can easily type in the wrong email address.
- Back-up copies or transmissions may exist even after the sender or the recipient has deleted his or her copy.
- Internet and Email service providers and their employees have the right to archive and inspect communications transmitted through their systems.
- Internet and Email communication can be used to introduce viruses or other destructive elements into computer systems or wireless devices.
- Internet and Email communications can be used in court.
Your obligations when using Internet and Email communications:
- When using Internet communications like Email, only include your first name and last initial in the body of the message. Include a phone number where you can be reached.
- Follow-up with CDTC if you have not received a response to your Email within 24 hours.
- Use screen savers and safeguard your computer or wireless device with a password.
As part of our site, information is collected by CDTC including your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by CDTC to maintain its site, to improve the quality of the program, and create reports using the basic statistics collected from the site.
CDTC’s site makes use of HTTP Cookies which is, . . . a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing that website (Wikipedia). This is done to improve the experience for the user of the site. It also is required to locate your information when you return to the site.
You can either accept or decline cookies. Your web browser will typically accept cookies automatically, but you can change your web browser to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to do so, you will not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
CDTC will not sell or lease your information to third parties. CDTC may share data with those who help build and maintain the site in the effort to create statistical analysis, send you email, or provide customer support. These entities are strictly prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CDTC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
CDTC will only disclose your personal information, without notice, if ordered by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Conform to the law or comply with legal process served on CDTC or the site.
- If it’s required to in a legal proceeding to protect the rights or property of CDTC.
- In an emergency or emergent situation that requires CDTC to protect the safety of users of the program, the site, or the public.