Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Case Records Search System of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. The services and/or information we provide through this Website are subject to the Conditions of Use and to the Privacy Policy. Please read the Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy carefully. If you use our Website, you accept these conditions and policies.

I. Conditions of Use License and Site Access

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Website and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another; or any use of data mining, robots, scripts codes, other executables, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, published, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the name of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts without the express written consent of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts.

Accessibility

In order for this Website to function properly, the Website must be accessed following the web compatibility standards viewable here. The accessibility of this Website online is subject to the terms set in the Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability.

Intrusion Detection Monitoring

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts uses log files, firewall, and other hardware and software to monitor for intrusions or unauthorized access.

Links

You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts so long as the link does not portray the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, its products, or its services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. If you use a hyperlink to the Case Records Search System home page http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us must be given its own window with full resizing controls available to the user. It is not acceptable to load http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us into a frame within another website. The contents of http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us may not be filtered or modified in a manner that alters the content of the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. Links from the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts to outside websites are provided for the convenience of the user. The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts is not responsible for the content, reliability, compatibility, suitability, or privacy practices of any such websites.

Copyright

All content included on this Website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts or its contents suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this Website is the exclusive property of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on this Website is the property of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts or its software suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. You may not modify the content, compilation of all content, and/or software used on this Website.

Electronic Communications

When you visit the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts or send electronic mail, or E-Mail, to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You thereby consent to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by E-Mail or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that any agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically may satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. Any electronic communication we may send is subject to the Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability contained in the Conditions of Use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This Website is provided as a convenience by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this Website or the information, content, materials, products included or services provided through this Website, and specifically disclaims any warranty, express, implied or statutory, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. You expressly agree that your use of this Website is at your sole risk. You expressly agree that neither the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, including but not limited to its elected and/or appointed officials, employees, and agents, nor Cuyahoga County, including but not limited to its elected and/or appointed officials, employees, and agents, shall be responsible for any claim, demand, loss, damage, injury, judgment, debt, obligation, liability, or form of action of any kind relating directly or indirectly to the use of this Website, the posting of information or data on this Website, the accessing of information or data on this Website, and/or the acts and/or omissions of any person or entity accessing or using any information or data from this Website. This includes but is not limited to claims arising out of or incident to incorrect or incomplete data or information. All users are cautioned to verify independently any information or data obtained from this Website with the official court record information maintained by the office of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts.

Unauthorized Use

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts reserves the right to terminate the permission or license granted by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts to use this Website for any unauthorized use or alteration of this Website or its contents. The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts additionally reserves the right to take appropriate legal action in any state or federal court for any unauthorized use or alteration of this Website or its contents, and you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

Offensive Use

The Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts reserves the right to terminate the permission or license granted by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts to use this Website if you send, disseminate, or display text or graphics that is or may be construed as obscene and/or offensive.

Applicable Law

By visiting the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, you agree that the laws of the State of Ohio will govern these Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts.

Website Policies, Modification, and Severability

Please review our Privacy Policy on this Website. These policies govern your visit to the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts. We reserve the right make changes to our Website, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time.

Our Address

Clerk of Courts Cuyahoga County
1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland, Ohio, 44113-1664

II. Privacy Policy

Web Cookies

Temporary cookies may be used when necessary by our web server software to complete a transaction or to maintain the state of the connection. Cookies can be manually cleared from the user’s system before and after a visit to http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us with no detriment to the functionality of the site.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We may collect and analyze certain information automatically, including but not limited to the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet; login; email address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and versions, operating system, and platform; registration history; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) , through, and from our Website, including date and time; the internet address of the site from which you linked to our Website; cookie number; pages you viewed, or what you searched for. The information we collect from visitors becomes the property of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Court to be used for internal purposes and as stated herein. The information will not be provided or sold to third parties under any circumstances.

Public Record

Visitors to this Website should be aware that, subject to certain statutory exceptions, most documents and records maintained by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, including but not limited to electronic data, are public records under Ohio law. Therefore, information submitted through this Website may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a proper public records request.

Agents

We sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. For example, we may hire a company or individual to develop a computer program, help maintain our computer network, or process online transactions. These parties have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you visit the Website of the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Policy and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the State of Ohio. If you have any concern about privacy at this Website, please send us a thorough description by E-Mail at clerk_of_courts@cuyahogacounty.us , and we will try to resolve it. The notice and the Conditions of Use may change, and use of information we gather now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use.

E-Mail

Electronic mail, or E-Mail, that is sent to us may be shared with our staff and other county agencies to respond to or process the E-Mail and should not be considered confidential.

Note: E-Mail is a non-secure method of communication. No sensitive or private information should be transmitted to the Cuyahoga County Clerks of Court by E-Mail.

Online Forms

We may use online forms that ask for personal information. Personal information is collected only when necessary to process the transaction for which it was requested in the online form.



THE FOLLOWING QUESTION MUST BE COMPLETED BY YOU, THE USER, BEFORE YOU MAY ACCESS THE WEBSITE OF THE CUYAHOGA COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS CASE RECORDS SEARCH SYSTEM.

Have you read, understood, and agreed to the terms of the Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy?