Legal Notice – March 2014

Warning! This system may contain Government information, which is restricted to authorized users ONLY. Unauthorized access, use, misuse, or modification of this computer system or of the data contained here or in transit to/from this system constitutes a violation of Title 18, U.S. Code 1030, Ohio Revised Code 5703.21 and other Ohio laws and agency policies specific to the access of personal information systems, criminal conduct and the confidentiality of taxpayer information. Violation may subject the individual to Criminal and Civil penalties under Title 26, U.S. Code, sections 7213, 7213A (the Taxpayer Browsing Act) and 7431. Additional penalties may include, but are not limited to, removal from employment with the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT). This system and equipment are subject to monitoring to ensure proper performance of applicable security features of ODT and/or federal procedures. Such monitoring may result in the acquisition, recording and analysis of all data being communicated (including but not limited to emails received and/or sent, internet usage, files and all other electronic communications in accordance with ODT policy), if viewed, transmitted, processed or stored in this system by a user. If monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to Law Enforcement Personnel. There shall be no expectation of privacy of IT Resources as ODT may monitor all computer usage including e-mails received and/or sent as well as Internet usage. Any efforts to conceal from and/or impede this monitoring are strictly prohibited. ANYONE USING THIS SYSTEM EXPRESSLY CONSENTS TO SUCH MONITORING. By clicking the Login button you acknowledge that you have read the disclaimer.