The child support enforcement case information
available on Minnesota Child Support Online is private data under the Minnesota Government
Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes, section 13.46).
Only authorized users can see the case information available on this site. An authorized user is a person with a child support case in Minnesota who has received a participant number and personal identification number (PIN). The participant number and PIN do not allow an authorized user to see information about any case other than that person's own case.
It is illegal to access or attempt to access the private data on this site, unless a person is an authorized user. It is illegal for an authorized user to access or attempt to access the private data on a case other than that person's own case. Illegal access or attempted access may result in criminal prosecution (Minnesota Statutes, sections 609.891 and 626A.26).
The Internet address of a person who accesses the site may be recorded and may be used to trace fraudulent usage.
The information contained on Minnesota Child Support Online is provided only
as a public service and is not intended to serve as a source of official
documentation. The information is unofficial and may not be complete information
about your child support case. In any situation
where official printed documents
differ from the information contained in this site, the official printed documents
take precedence. All services and information provided through this site are subject
to change without notice.
The information contained on this site is not legal advice. While this site is intended to provide general, current and accurate information, neither the State nor any of its employees, agencies nor officers:
Any person who relies upon information contained on this site does so at his or her
own risk. By using this site, you signify your agreement to privacy policies described
in this notice.
The Department of Human Services' Child Support Division does not endorse or recommend products or services which you may view when you receive a pop-up advertisement on your computer screen while visiting our site. These advertisements were most likely produced by other websites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer.
The Department of Human Services' Child Support Division has
taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications
and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication,
monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated
into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the department's entire
operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management.
The Web system uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure transmission of information. The SSL protocol has become the universal standard on the Web for authenticating sites and for encrypting communications between users and Web servers. This means that users can confidently send private data, such as participant number or master client index (MCI) and personal identification number (PIN), to a Web site, trusting that SSL keeps it private and confidential in transit.
Information that is transmitted by e-mail over the Internet is not secure and can be intercepted and read by other Internet users. The Department of Human Services recommends that you do not use e-mail to send private or confidential data about yourself or others unless it has been encoded or encrypted. In addition, the department will not use e-mail to transmit responses that contain private or confidential data on an individual.
We collect and store several common pieces of information about you: your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, operating system, the date and time of your visit, and the addresses you linked to during your visit to this site. We use the information for statistical analysis for improving the site to better serve our visitors.