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Online Jury Service Portal

Welcome to the Highlands County, FL Clerk of Courts Jury Service Portal.

This service allows recently summoned jurors to:
  • Check upcoming juror service
  • Update juror details
  • Signup for text and email notifications
  • Complete Online Questionnaire
  • Request Excusals

There are two options when visiting the Juror Portal

Check Juror Status  or   Update Contact Info

Privacy Policy
We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") governs how we treat the Personal Information that we collect and receive from you in connection with your use of the SMS Service ("Service"), which we make available to you through a third-party service provider. This Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Service.

"Personal Information" is information that individually identifies you, such as your mobile phone number or user/screen name, as well as the any Personal Information that you choose to include in messages you send through the Service.

What Personal Information is collected about you
Through the use of the Service, we will receive the following information from our third party service provider: your mobile phone number when you send a text message to us, the text of messages that you send to other users of the Service, any user or screen name that you select in connection with the Service, as well as any comments or feedback regarding the Service that you send to us.

How the Service uses Personal Information about you
We use Personal Information to (a) provide you with the Service, (b) process and respond to inquiries, (c) improve the Service, (d) if necessary, contact you with important announcements or messages, (e) conduct research, and (f) provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients and partners.

Each message that you send or recieve through the Service (either to us or to other users of the Service) is not stored on our servers. We do not retain these messages on our servers.

Disclosure of your information
We will not rent or sell your Personal Information to other companies or individuals. We may use or disclose such information in any of the following limited circumstances:

We have your consent.

We need to enforce our Terms of Service.

We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights, or the legal rights of others, or defend against legal claims.

We may share aggregated information with others without further notice. An example of this would be the number of people who used the Service in a given month or the total number of texts sent in a given week.

We take precautions to ensure the security of your Personal Information, including ensuring that our third party service providers protect the security of your Personal Information. However, we cannot guarantee that hackers or unauthorized personnel will not gain access to your Personal Information despite our efforts. You should note that in using the Service, your information will travel through third party infrastructures which are not under our control (such as a third party SMS delivery platform or your carrier network).

We cannot protect, nor does this Policy apply to, any information that you transmit to other users. You should never transmit personal or identifying information to other users.

Opting in
A mobile user might opt-in by:

Entering a phone number online once logged into the web portal. There is a checkbox beside the phone number field clearly labled for opt-in purposes.

Giving your phone number to a Jury Clerk and autorizing him/her to add you to the recievers list.

Opting out
Our third-party service provider gives you the ability to opt out of the Service for any reason. You can opt out by texting "STOP" or "QUIT" to the SMS number.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Service, such as announcements and administrative messages, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.

The Service is not intended for children under 18 as they can not serve Jury Duty and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18.

Intended audience
This Service requires that users of this service be limited to US residents only who will be serving Jury Duty in their respective counties.

By using the Service, you agree to the terms of this Policy. The Service Provider reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or change this Policy at any time with or without prior notice to you. The date of the last update will be posted at the top of this Policy for your convenience. This Policy, and any changes, are effective as soon as posted. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to the Policy constitutes your full acceptance of those changes.

SMS Terms of Service Use of the text message-based services (the "Service") is subject to the following Terms of Service. These terms constitute a legal agreement (the "Agreement"). Please read them carefully.

You can cancel the Service at any time. Just text "STOP" to the sending number. After you send the SMS message "STOP" to us, we will send you an SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from us.

As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you, and we are not liable for the cost of any such messages. You will receive recurring messages. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.

You understand that anyone with access to your mobile phone may be able to view the messages you receive when using the Service, and you agree that we will not be liable to you if this occurs.

You understand that you are not required to consent to the Service to receive any other services from the county.

By agreeing to these Terms of Service and providing us with your mobile phone number when you opt in to the Service, you authorize the county to contact you by text message at your mobile phone number using an automatic telephone dialing system or device, or any other computer assisted technology as applicable.

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