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The MDMR provides the information contained in this website as a service to the internet community.  The MDMR tries to provide quality information, but makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this website.

In addition, MDMR is not liable for information on sites that are linked to the MDMR site.  Further, the MDMR is not responsible for any content contained on sites that are linked to the MDMR website.


Under Mississippi law, information contained in the agency’s database is considered public records and may be released in response to a public records request.

Your privacy is very important to us and it is the MDMR’s policy to collect no personal information about you via the MDMR website, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.  When you visit any of our sites, the Web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site.  This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail or other personal information.  In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages you visited while at the site.  This is done so that the content of the site can be improved, and your personal information is not identified.

If you choose to share personal information, such as by subscribing to an e-newsletter, sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with the state of Mississippi’s archiving policies.  However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law.  Please note that Mississippi’s public records law requires that all information received in connection with state business be made available to anyone upon request, unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption. 

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