The Butte County District Attorney's Office is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Butte County District Attorney's Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Butte County District Attorney's website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

        Information Collected and Stored Automatically

The information we collect and store depends on what you do when you visit our Website. Information captured or downloaded when you visit our Website may be used for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections of our Website to help us make them more useful. The information collected may include such items as the name and domain of the host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using or your browser software and operating system. This information does not identify you personally.

        Information Collected from Online Inquiries, Referrals or Payments

If you make an inquiry, referral or payment by visiting our Website, we may collect information such as your name, address, email address and phone number for the purpose of processing these requests. The information collected will be used for that purpose only and will not be disclosed to any third parties, except where necessary to fulfill that purpose. As a visitor, however, you should be aware that much information submitted to the Butte County District Attorney is public information under the laws of the State of California. Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose such information in accordance with the California Public Records Act or other legal disclosure requirements.

        E-mailing us

By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending us personal information (i.e., your name, address, e-mail address, etc.). We may store the name and address of the requester in order to respond to the request or otherwise resolve the subject matter of your e-mail. You should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception and may be subject to the disclosure requirements of the Public Records Act or other legal disclosure requirements.

        Privacy Statements for Other County Department or Agency Websites

This Privacy Policy describes the information gathering practices and procedures of the County of Butte District Attorney’s Office only. This Website may be linked to the websites of other Butte County departments and agencies, linked together to provide a comprehensive information resource to our residents. Each department or agency website within the domain of the County of Butte has posted specific information concerning its information gathering practices. When visiting a website of such other department or agency, you will be subject to the privacy policy of such other website.

        Links to Non-Butte County (Third Party) Websites

Our Website also contains links to websites maintained by other public agencies or private organizations, some of which may contain advertising. The Butte County District Attorney’s Office makes no warranties with regard to advertising on other websites linked to this Website. Once you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new website.


A "cookie" is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on the site during your visit to the site. The "cookie" transmits this information back to the website’s computer, which, generally speaking, is the only computer that can read it. Most users do not know that "cookies" are being placed on their computers. If you want to know when this happens or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to warn you when a website attempts to place a "cookie" on your computer. This Privacy Policy covers the use of "cookies" by the Butte County District Attorney’s Office only and does not cover the use of "cookies" by any third party sites linked to this Website.

        Privacy Policy Acceptance

In order to use this Website, you must accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described herein.

        Disclaimer of Liability and Reliability

The County of Butte, including the District Attorney’s Office and its officers, employees and agents, disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained on the Website. The information and data included in this Website have been compiled by the Butte County District Attorney’s Office staff from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice to its users. The County of Butte, including the District Attorney’s Office and its officers, employees, authorized agents and contractors, make no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, suitability, adequacy, accuracy, completeness, usefulness or timeliness of such information. The services, information, data and products made available at this Website are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. The County of Butte, including the District Attorney’s Office and its officers, employees, authorized agents and contractors, makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this Website, its suitability for use or that the operation of this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.

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