Privacy Policy

THANK YOU for visiting the Judicial “Choctaw Nation Court” website (the “Website”). The Website is owned and operated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (the “Nation”). Your (“You”, “Your” or “User”) privacy is of great importance to us and our Website has been developed with that in mind. This Website allows You to obtain information, apply for services and programs, check the status of applications, upload, submit and store documents related to Nation services, and revise contact information (“Services”). We collect personal information to apply for Services, create Your account, communicate with You about programs and services, and to offer additional Services. We also use that information to enforce the Website’s Terms of Use and to prevent imminent harm to persons or property. This privacy policy, including our children’s privacy statement, does not apply to any information You may provide to us or that we may collect offline and/or through other means; for example, at a live event, via telephone, or through the mail. You do not have to register or provide personal information to visit the Website and we only collect Personal Identifiable Information (“PII”) knowingly provided by You. Personal Information may include: Your name, email, mailing address, phone numbers, social security number, or PII of Your dependents (can be a member or non-member up to the age of 18). You may be required to upload documents when using the Judicial “Portal” Website containing PII such as: birth certificates, government issued ID’s, Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB), Tribal Membership Cards, W-9, transcripts, or other forms. Your PII is maintained and protected, however, any PII You disclose could be collected, retrieved, or shared with third parties when necessary to complete Choctaw Nation business transactions. By using the Website, You acknowledge and agree that the Nation is not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of any information You disclose online.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically We collect and store information that is generated automatically as Users navigate online through the Website. The Nation reserves the right to use and to disclose to third parties information collected from You while You are using the Website (e.g. any PII). Information collected from You may be used for a variety of reasons such as providing Users with information about programs and services.

We use “cookies” in a limited way to help deliver communications, to identify unique browsers that visit us, and to track usage throughout the Website. Some of our business affiliates use cookies that can be used to tell when Your computer has contacted a web site. We do not control the privacy policies of our business affiliates or any other sites to which we may provide hyperlinks. You should check the privacy policy of the site You are visiting if You have any concerns about that site’s use of cookies or about that site’s use of Your information.

Information collected from emails and online forms Any personal information that You voluntarily disclose through email, on message boards, or in chat areas may not be secure against interception. If Your email communication is very sensitive, or includes PII, You should send it by mail unless the Website indicates the particular site is secured. The Nation cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of information that You disclose online.

Third-Party Providers We also make some content, programs, and services available through our Website through cooperative relationships with third-party providers. The brands of our provider partner may appear on the Website. We may share with our provider partner any information You provide or that is collected in the course of visiting any pages that are made available in cooperation with our provider partner. In some cases, the provider partner may collect information from You directly; in which cases the privacy policy of our provider partner may apply to the provider partner’s use of Your information. The privacy policy of our provider partners may differ from ours. If You have any questions regarding the privacy policy of one of our provider partners, You should contact the provider directly for more information. Be aware that we may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with applicable law, to enforce our Terms of Service agreement, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Users of our Services, the public, or the Website.

Children’s Privacy Statement This children’s privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen and provides important information about Your rights with respect to such information.

  • We do NOT knowingly collect PII from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website or We screen Users who use this Website to ensure anyone under the age of 13 does not provide PII. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received PII from a User under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any PII from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website.
  • Because we do not collect any PII from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we also do NOT knowingly distribute such information to third-parties.
  • We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute PII through the
  • Because we do not collect any PII from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we do NOT condition the participation in the Website’s online activities of a child under thirteen on providing