Security & Privacy Policy

Security Notice:

This web site is served by a computer system on a U.S. Government owned network. Personnel from the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York monitor this web site and other systems available to the public for security purposes to ensure it remains available to all users and to protect information in the system. By accessing this web site, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities.

Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the system for other than intended purposes, to deny service to authorized users, to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation are prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-474) and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-294), (18 U.S.C. 1030), or other applicable criminal laws.

The public is authorized to read all pages that are not protected by password or other access controls.

Privacy Notice:

This section describes how we handle information about you gathered from your visit to our web site. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

If you visit our site to read or download information, such as information about the court or documents, we collect and store only the following information:

        * The name of the domain from which you access the Internet and your IP address.
        * The date and time you access our site.
        * Any errors generated by the system resulting from your requests.

This site uses software programs to create summary statistics which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

Please see our security statement for further information on how user logs may be used by the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

 

OTCnet Program:

A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from our internet site at (http://www.fms.treas.gov/otcnet/index.html), or call toll free at (1-866-945-7920) to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.

 

Links:

This web site may contain hypertext links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links are provided for the user's convenience. While the information may be valuable, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of links to external sources is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.