Sacramento County Grand Jury

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Use and Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website and for reviewing our privacy policy. Sacramento County Grand Jury respects the privacy rights of all visitors to our website. The following describes how we will protect the information we receive and disseminate through this website.

General Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is provided as a service to the Internet community. Any user of this information is hereby advised that it is being provided "as is." Though diligent efforts have been made to ensure accuracy, the information provided may be subject to errors or omissions. Visitors to this site agree that the Sacramento County Grand Jury is not liable for errors or omissions of any of the information provided. Furthermore, this site provides links to sites administered by other organizations for which the Sacramento County Grand Jury cannot warrant the accuracy. The information provided on this site should not be used as a substitute for advice of legal counsel.

Information Collected and Stored

For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically gathers and stores certain information. Only the following information is collected and stored:

  1. Your Internet domain and IP address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer.
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used to access our site.
  3. The date and time of your access to our site.
  4. The pages you view on our website.
  5. The address of the website from which you reached us, if you come to our website from a link on another website.
  6. Any downloaded form or document.

How This Information Is Used

We use 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.

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 commercial purposes or otherwise.

We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.


Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. They are used by sites that are looking to provide customized user experiences or user logins. For example, when accessing Court Case Information, a cookie is stored on your computer for log on purposes which determines what security policies apply to you.

When needed to maintain the functionality of an application, this website only uses cookies during the session in which you access our interactive applications. Cookies created on your computer by using this website do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We use the cookie feature only to store randomly generated identifying temporary tags on your computer. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely available methods. However, if you turn your cookie option off you may not be able to access some of the features in our interactive applications. You must have cookies enabled in your web browser when you are prompted to enter a username and password.

If You E-mail Us

We appreciate questions, comments, or concerns about our website. If you choose to send us personal information by e-mailing us, normally we use the information 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 commercial purposes or otherwise.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other websites that might be useful to you. The Sacramento County Grand Jury does not endorse the privacy policy or practices of these websites, nor is it responsible for their content. When you link to another website, you are no longer on our website and are subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the new website.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us.