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This website is served by a computer system on a U.S. Government owned network. For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored by authorized personnel of the Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit Executive (OCE) in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. By accessing this website, 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 or destroy information or otherwise interfere with the system or its operation is prohibited. Evidence of such acts will be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and may 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-U.S.C. 1030), or applicable criminal laws.
The public is authorized to read all pages that are not protected by passwords or other controls.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
This section describes how the Ninth Circuit OCE handles information about your visit to this site. The information the Ninth Circuit OCE receive depends upon what you do when visiting this site.
If you visit this site to read or download information, the Ninth Circuit OCE 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 this site;
- Any errors generated by the system resulting from your requests;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access this site; and
- If you linked to this website from another website, the address of the originating site.
This information is used solely for the purposes of evaluating and maintaining our site.
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.
If you choose to provide us with personal information, perhaps to request additional information via our comment area, it will be used only for the purposes(s) you state. The Ninth Circuit OCE collects such information only to respond to your requests. The Ninth Circuit OCE does not share that information with others, and we do not collect information for commercial marketing.
The Ninth Circuit Office OCE website does not use the "cookies" that some websites use to gather and store information about your visits to their sites.
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, we request only that the Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit Executive (OCE) be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author.
Disclaimer of Liability
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. While the Ninth Circuit OCE believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. The Ninth Circuit OCE makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.
With respect to the content of the Ninth Circuit OCE website, neither the U.S. Government, nor the Ninth Circuit OCE, nor their employees and contractors make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of noninfringement of third party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from the Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit Executive website or other Internet resources linked from it. Additionally, neither the U.S. Government nor the Ninth Circuit OCE assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
The documents posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. Neither the U.S. Government nor the Ninth Circuit OCE controls or guarantees the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to websites other than the Ninth Circuit OCE-managed website is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commerical products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.
Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, form or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site's visitors', and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government or the Ninth Circuit OCE.
Changes/Interruptions in Service
The Ninth Circuit OCE may, on a regular basis, perform maintenance on its equipment and system which may result in interrupted service. The Ninth Circuit OCE will attempt to provide prior notice of such interruption and changes but cannot guarantee that such notice will be provided. In no event shall the Ninth Circuit OCE be liable to you or any third party due to performance of maintenance and related services, or omission thereof.
Links to this Website or It's Contents
You may freely link to the Ninth Circuit OCE website or any of its content. We ask only that you identify that the link is to a Ninth Circuit OCE Internet resource.
Verification or Hard Copy of Content
If you would like verification or a hard copy of information released on the Ninth Circuit OCE website, contact the Office of Public Affairs staff:
Office of Public Affairs
Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit Executive
P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939