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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Privacy and Security Policy

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Information Routinely Collected and Stored

Website

If you visit our website to view or download information, we collect and store the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which you accessed the internet, such as a web search engine.   
  • The IP address from which you accessed the court’s website.
  • The date and time you accessed the website.   
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the website.   
  • The pages you visit.   
  • If you linked to txnd.uscourts.gov from another website, the address of the originating site.    

This information is used solely for the purpose of evaluating and maintaining our site. From this information, we learn what users like and need; what kind of technology they are using; how often they visit; and other valuable information that helps us to offer our visitors the best website possible.

Information You Provide

If you choose to provide us with personal information through any of our online contact options, it will be used only for the purpose(s) you state. We collect such information only to respond to your requests. We do not share that information with others, and we do not collect information for commercial marketing.

Security Notice

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials.

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this server are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.