Privacy Policy


The Citrus County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller (referred to as “Clerk”) provides this website for informational purposes only and offers it as a convenience for our customers. We make no warranty or guarantee regarding the accuracy or reliability of the content on this site. The Clerk shall not be liable for errors or for any damages in connection with the use of the information appearing on this or other referenced websites.

This website does not provide legal advice. Please contact a qualified attorney for guidance about a particular legal issue.

You are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Internet. You agree that any communications fees and charges incurred are your sole responsibility.

By using the information, services and products available through this website, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of use as set forth herein.

The terms and conditions set forth in the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (PPTOU) may be updated from time to time without notice to you. It is your responsibility to review it from time to time to be aware of any such change. Your continued use of this service will indicate your agreement to any such change.

Collection & Use of Your Information

The Clerk recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this site. Information may be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with the State of Florida’s archiving policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law.

Certain information about your visit to the Clerk’s websites is collected automatically. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information does not identify you personally. We use this information to help us make the site more useful to visitors; to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.

The Clerk provides certain online transactions on our website. For example, it is possible to look up case information, search for official records, bid on foreclosed properties or pay fines using our secure online processes. Please note, some of the information requested for these online transactions is voluntary and some is mandatory. If you choose not to disclose mandatory information during particular transactions, you will not be able to complete the transaction online. You will need to use a non-web option for completing the request, such as telephone, mail or visiting the courthouse.

If you choose to provide us with personal information (for example, by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the website), we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. The Clerk does not collect information for commercial marketing.

The Clerk encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Clerk’s websites so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Clerk is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Clerk’s websites.

Public Record 

Florida has a very broad public records law. As a result, any written communication created or received by Clerk officials and employees will be made available to the public, upon request, unless otherwise exempt. Furthermore, under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact our office by phone or in writing.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall the Clerk be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special and exemplary damages, or any damages whatsoever, arising from the use or performance of this website or from any information, services or products provided through this website, even if the Clerk has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If you are dissatisfied with this website, or any portion thereof, your exclusive remedy shall be to stop using the website.

Some of the linked websites are not under the control of the Clerk. Therefore, the Clerk is not responsible for and makes no representations concerning their content.  Links from the Clerk’s website to another website is not an endorsement, or an indication of affiliation with the sites’ owners or publishers. There are risks in using any information, software, services or products found on the Internet; and the Clerk cautions you to make sure that you completely understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.

User accounts

When registering to use a feature, it is solely your responsibility to keep your private account information, such as username and password, secure. You must not disclose your private account information to anyone except other authorized persons. You agree to immediately notify the Clerk of any unauthorized use of your account or any breach of security.

You are entirely liable for all activities conducted through your account. As a user of the Clerk’s website, you agree to use this service only for its lawful, intended purposes. Use of this service for transmission, distribution, retrieval, or storage of any information, data, or other material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited.

The Clerk will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Also, remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window whenever you have finished your work.

System and Network Security

Data transmission over the Internet is not guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, the Clerk cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us or received from our online products or services. Once we receive a transmission, we make our best effort to ensure it is secure on our systems.

You may not attempt to circumvent the authentication procedures or security of any host, network, network component, or account to access data, accounts, or systems that you are not expressly permitted to access. You may not interfere or attempt to interfere with service to any other user. Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may subject you to criminal and/or civil liability. The Clerk will investigate potential security violations, and may notify applicable law enforcement agencies if violations are suspected.

The Clerk further reserves the right to limit transaction(s), including but not limited to, number of searches, number of results, number of files, network bandwidth utilized, amount of data, duration of session, time of day or other measurement. In cases of excessive searches, results, downloads, or other transactions, the Clerk reserves the right to suspend the related account, IP address(es), domain(s), and/or computer(s).

Violation of Terms

In the event of any violation of the terms contained herein, the Clerk reserves the right to suspend or terminate, either temporarily or permanently, any or all services provided. Users who violate terms contained herein may additionally incur criminal and/or civil liability. The Clerk may refer violators to civil or criminal authorities for prosecution.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, these terms are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Citrus County, Florida, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Clerk website. Use of the Clerk website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.