Website Policies

Acceptable Use Policy

Thank you for visiting the Arizona Secretary of State's web site and reviewing our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy Statement. Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-3901 et seq., all agencies of the State of Arizona shall contain a Privacy Policy. This disclosure addresses collection, use and security of and access to information that may be obtained through the office. Your rights to privacy are of utmost importance to the State of Arizona in building trust and confidence when conducting business with the State.

Notice of Disclaimer

The Secretary of State's Office nor any division, officer, or employee of the Secretary of State's office warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information on our web site. The Secretary of State's Office, including its divisions, officers, and employees, will not be responsible or liable for any loss, consequence, or damage resulting directly or indirectly from reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the information. Information on this web site may have been derived from or repeated from other sources or may be incorrect or antiquated. Many of the documents and materials found here are not the official versions of public record information. Any person or entity who relies on information obtained from this web site does so at the person's or entity's own risk. The user assumes the risk of verifying any materials used or relied on.

  1. Limitations of formats - HyperText Markup Language (HTML) & Portable Document Format (PDF). The original paper version of most of these public records are the official documents. Reproduction to HTML and PDF for the Internet may not be identical to the paper version and are not guaranteed on this web site. Some tables, graphics and symbols do not translate electronically when converted to HTML. Where appropriate, we use the PDF to duplicate as closely as possible the original document for Internet use. We do not guarantee the PDF versions of documents to be correct.
  2. The materials provided here are for public use and are public record in the state of Arizona. Any user intending to obtain any public records information on this web site for a commercial purpose is required under Arizona Law (Arizona Revised Statutes) to pay a commercial fee as established by the Secretary of State's office. You must follow the procedures described in A.R.S. § 39-121.03 in order to obtain permission to use public records for a commercial purpose. For general information on commercial fee pricing, contact the information services director via email.
  3. Content on web sites or state of Arizona resources outside the control of the Secretary of State are linked from this web site. Any document, information, material, or endorsements of products or services appearing on external web sites are not sponsored nor endorsed by the Secretary of State's office. The Secretary of State's office disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site or for personal opinions that may be found on another web site link.

Notice of Privacy Statement

Online Customer Service and Alternatives

The Secretary of State's web site offers many of the services online that you might otherwise transact in person. Our goal is to provide citizens a more convenient and efficient means with which to interact with Arizona government. Our websites make it clear which services are available exclusively online and which services may be performed in person or by mail. Please contact our office if you have special limitations or requirements for receiving our services.

Collection and Use of Information

The State of Arizona does not collect information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for such information. The information requested and supplied by you through the web, is the same information requested if performed in person at a State agency. In some cases, additional contact information such as email address is collected in addition to complete your online experience. We use your email to respond to your requests and to the issues you have identified, and/or possibly to forward your email to another State agency for appropriate action.

Please be aware that in the State of Arizona, laws exist to ensure that state government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by the state. However, if personal information is requested on the web site or volunteered by the user, state law and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. Should you have any questions, contact the state agency directly about the records they keep and their use of information.


The Department of State, State of Arizona is continually taking steps to safeguard the integrity of its computer systems and networks. Including, but not limited to, individual authentication, the security of transmitted data, security monitoring, auditing, and encryption of your information. Security methods and measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the complete government process.


To better serve our customer's we may use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience with the services. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies identify your domain name or Internet Protocol address, as a method of distinguishing among visitors to the web site. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer system by selecting various options on your computer's operating system.