Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we gather when you visit our website, how that information is used as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it.

Information Collection


  • We do not collect your personal information when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
  • We collect limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available automatically when you visit a website. This information includes the Internet address of your computer or network, the date/time, and page you visited on our site, your browser and operating system, and the referring page (the last webpage you visited before clicking on a link to our site).
  • We sometimes track the keywords that are entered into our search engine to measure interest in specific topics, but we do not track which terms a particular user enters.

Additionally, the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office website uses software programs for the purpose of monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information


"Personal information" is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes personal identifiers such as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or IP address is not considered personal information. The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office strives to collect the minimum information necessary to comply with applicable law or provide the requested service. The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on the District Attorney's Office site and on that of any third party with whom the District Attorney's Office contracts to provide Internet related services. If you choose to participate in a survey, send an email, or perform other transactions using this website, the following additional information may be collected:

  • Your email address, and contents of emails sent through the portal - for purposes of providing you with a response
  • Information volunteered in response to a survey or through online forms - for purposes identified by the survey or online form
  • Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with the District Attorney's Office - for purposes of completing the transaction only

The information collected may not be limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. The information is retained in accordance with the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office and policies. We may use your email to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve our web site, or to forward the email to another agency for appropriate action. Survey information would be used for the purpose designated.

Notice To the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office


Communications made through the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, its officers, employees, representatives, or agents with respect to any existing, pending, or future claim or cause of action against the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office or any of its officers, employees, representatives, or agents where notice is required by federal, state, or local law. No communication to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office made through this web site shall be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any purpose.

This site is operated and maintained by the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office. Materials and information on the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office web site are provided as a public service and intended to afford general guidelines on matters of public interest. Accordingly, the information in this site is not intended to serve as legal, accounting or tax advice. Except for the third party materials described below, the materials and information on this site were generated, compiled, or assembled at public expense and are freely available for non-commercial, non-profit making use, provided the user keeps intact all associated copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. The materials and information on this site may not be "mirrored" on another server without the written permission of the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office.

Attempts to upload information or change information on the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office web site are strictly prohibited unless specifically authorized in writing by the District Attorney's Office.

Information Security


The District Attorney's Office has implemented security measures and systems into the design, implementation and day-to-day operation of its web site, underlying servers and networks. The District Attorney's Office progressively implements new security measures as they become available on the market. Security measures are primarily to identify and/or block unauthorized intrusions, upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to the District Attorney's Office site.

Use of Cookies


Cookies are text files created by your browser and stored on your system to aid in customizing your browsing experience. This portal may use "cookies". Cookies allow information to change as you navigate through this portal. Two types of cookies may be used, "session-only" and "persistent".

The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office uses if you wish to access information, the District Attorney's Office may use a session-only cookie to reserve storage on your computer in order to pass your inquiry information to a follow-on page for the purposes of retrieving requested information. The session-only cookies are erased either during web browser operation or after your web browser is shut down.

Health Information

Agencies requesting or providing personally identifiable health care information of this portal are required to certify that its health care data handling and security procedures are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"). If such data and security services are provided to such agency by a third-party provider, the agency shall be responsible for such third party's compliance with HIPAA.

Contact Information


The District Attorney's Office web site and the selection of sites to which they may be linked are not intended to serve as a forum for free discussion. Instead, these web pages are posted to serve the District Attorney's Office need to make useful and practical information available to Sacramento County residents, businesses, and visitors that facilitates provision of a County service.

Links to other sites from the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office web site are provided at the discretion of the District Attorney's Office and are provided as a convenience for users of this site. Sites that are linked from the District Attorney's Office are reviewed periodically to confirm that the link still furthers County purposes. The District Attorney's Office reserves the right to refuse to post any web site link or to delete links already posted at any time without notice. In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external website. The District Attorney's Office does not control nor is it responsible for any linked external websites, pages or content.

Intellectual Property


The content of sacda.org web pages is copyrighted, and contains some third party images/graphics that are used with permission. Users are notified, therefore, that one should presume the need to obtain permission from the copyright holder before reproducing or otherwise using images/graphics from this website. The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office does not give permission for images to be downloaded or saved for any reason.

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