Terms and Conditions.
The terms of usage of this site is goverened
Many State agencies provide information and services by the Internet. Much of the information and many of the services do not include personal or confidential information, and are available to anyone accessing the State's Portal or agency Web sites. When access to information or services is restricted to protect your privacy or the privacy of others, you may be asked to provide a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon and password. Your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon and password verifies your identity so that we can provide you with access to your information and services, while restricting access by unauthorized individuals.
Your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon and password are your keys to doing secure business with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles over the Internet. They should be considered as important as your signature. Do not share your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon or password with anyone. You are the only person who will know your password. It will be secured and unavailable to anyone, including State security officers and administrators. It is your obligation to protect it by keeping it confidential and known only to you.
If you choose to accept the conditions of this user acceptance agreement, you will be prompted to provide the basic information that is required to issue a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon and password. The information you provide will be stored in your user profile and will be managed according to the State's policy, as described below.
To create your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon, you will be asked for your name, e-mail address, telephone number, your desired Logon ID and password. A secret question and answer will also be required to look up your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon ID or Password if you forget them. Some State Internet services may require additional information. For example, some applications may require a postal address and others may require additional forms of identification. If the necessary information is not already stored, you will be given the opportunity to add that information to your user profile. If you have provided the information previously, there will be no need to re-enter it. You will always have the choice to opt out and not provide the requested information. However, if you do so, you may not be able to complete your transaction over the Internet. You will also have the ability to review or update the information stored in your user profile.
Once you have created a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon your identification information, contact information and the other data you choose to provide, will be made available to appropriate Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles applications. Because we store this information, you do not have to provide it each time you use a service with privacy or confidentiality restrictions. Please note that only certain types of information will be stored in your user profile, as described below in the Information Collected and How It Is Used section (below). Your user profile will never contain records such as driving history, tax information, unemployment compensation, vehicle registrations, or prison records.
Protecting Your Account
Information systems, and the data that is stored and managed by the State of Florida, are governed by State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. Violators may be subject to prosecution, fines or other sanctions.
Information Collected and How It Is Used
The information collected for user access to Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Web applications is limited to what is required to provide secure delivery of those applications.
Information about users of Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Web applications may include the following:
1. Identifying information, such as name, date of birth and identification numbers that is used to verify an individual's identity when they request a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon to access DHSMV Web applications.
2. Contact information, such as telephone number, postal address and e-mail address that is used to contact the individual regarding their account.
3. Information, such as Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon, password and related attributes, that is used to maintain security.
4. Program area identification numbers that are used to link the user and a specific application. This information will not be collected or stored unless it is required for access to specific applications.
Personal Information and Choice
Personal information is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes identifiers such as an individual's name, address and telephone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol (IP) address is not considered personal information. We do not collect any personal information about you, unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for the information.
Access and Correction of Personal Information
Individuals will be allowed to view personal information relating to their user profile and to update the contact information in their user profile (address, telephone, or e-mail address). Passwords will be secured and will be stored in an encrypted format.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a Web site's computers and may either be used during your session (session cookie) or may be stored on your computer's hard drive (persistent cookie). Cookies may contain data about a user's movements during their visit to the Web site. If your browser software is set to allow cookies, a Web site can send its own cookie to you. A Web site that has set a cookie can only access those cookies it has sent to you, it cannot access cookies sent to you by other sites.
When you request a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon and password, and when you use your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Logon to access DHSMV services over the Internet, a session cookie will be sent to your browser and stored in your computer's memory. The cookie will be used to maintain session information, so that you do not have to re-enter your Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and password when you navigate different pages and/or services. Your privacy is best protected if you close your browser after you are done using applications that use session cookies.