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The information posted on the Civil Protection Orders website includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. Civil Protection Orders provides these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are subject to the privacy, copyright, security, and information quality policies of that website. The NCJFCJ and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW):

  1. DO NOT control or guarantee the accuracy, legality, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on a linked website;
  2. DO NOT endorse linked websites, the views they express, or the products/services they offer;
  3. CANNOT authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites;
  4. ARE NOT responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites; and
  5. DO NOT guarantee that outside websites comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Linking to the Civil Protection Orders Website

Links to the Civil Protection Orders website are permitted. The fact that a website links to the Civil Protection Orders site does not indicate that the NCJFCJ or OVW has any responsibility for the content of that site, nor does it constitute an endorsement of that site by the NCJFCJ or OVW.

Copyright Status and Citation

Information generated by the NCJFCJ and OVW is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used without the NCJFCJ's or OVW’s permission. Citation to the NCJFCJ or OVW as the source of the information is appreciated, as appropriate. With respect to materials generated by entities outside of the NCJFCJ or OVW, permission to copy these materials, if necessary, must be obtained from the original source. For information on materials generated by external entities with OVW funding, please refer to individual component policies. This copyright notice pertains only to the Civil Protection Orders website.

Information Quality

The NCJFCJ and OVW will make every effort to correct errors brought to our attention.

Disclaimer of Liability and Endorsement

While the NCJFCJ and OVW strive to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible, the NCJFCJ and OVW make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. No warranty of any kind-implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer-virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its links to other Internet resources.

The information appearing on this website is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice to any individual or entity. We urge you to consult with your own legal advisor before taking any action based on information appearing on this site or any site to which it may be linked.

To protect your privacy, we use technologies and processes such as encryption, access control procedures, network firewalls, physical security, and other measures. In addition we allow only authorized employees or agents access to personal information. Although we cannot guarantee there will be no unauthorized access to personal information, these measures increase the security and privacy of information traveling to, from, and within

Reference in this site to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the NCJFCJ or OVW.


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