Iowa Judicial Branch Privacy Statement
Thank you for visiting our website. The Iowa Judicial Branch
provides you with this privacy statement to:
the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
you of the public nature of our online records data as well as the steps for
correcting any errors.
Website Visitor Information
server automatically gathers and stores your Internet domain and IP number as
well as the type of browser and operating system you use to access our site. Our
website server counts the number of times visitors view a page, but this
information does not personally identify visitors.
this information to make our site more useful to visitors. Our web
provider, Midland Computer Web
Solutions ©, uses the IP address and domain name to diagnose problems with the
server; to keep our website running smoothly; to learn about the number of
visitors to our site and the types of technology they use. We also use this information to improve the
content of the site. We do not track or record information about individuals
except in the situation explained in the next paragraph.
If You E-mail Us
If you choose to send us personal information by e-mailing
us, 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 other public or private
organizations for commercial purposes. If you send us a threat or a message
that describes or promotes unlawful activity, we will share it with law
Online Court Records
Courts Online© represents the public portions of the official court docket of
the Iowa Judicial Branch. Most of the
information in the court docket is public record, as defined and governed by Chapter
22 of the Code of Iowa and other laws.
Chapter 22 and other state laws and federal laws govern the types of
government information and records that are to be kept confidential.
Courts Online™ is made available through IOWAccess™. For the IOWAccess™ privacy notice see iowaccess.iowa.gov/.
in the court docket, including the information presented on Iowa Courts Online
©, cannot be changed without a court order.
If you believe information in the docket is inaccurate or is required by
law to be confidential, you should contact the appropriate clerk of court
office. For correction of district
court information, you must contact the clerk of district court office in the
county where the case was filed. If an
error exists, the clerk will bring the matter to the attention of a judge.
Emails from the State
of Iowa Requesting Personal Information
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other websites. The Iowa Judicial
Branch is not responsible for the practices or contents of these websites.