Privacy Policie

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. The FPD collects information from site visitors at various locations on our Web site. Other than as disclosed in this statement or at the point of collection we will not sell, share, or rent this information to any third party unless required to do so by law. On this website we collect demographic data from Google's Interest-based advertising with Google Analytics. Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network Ads using the Ads Settings


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie on our site is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information. If a site visitor rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to rejecting a cookie is that functionality may be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies enable us to track the interests of our site visitors to enhance our site.

IP addresses

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track movement throughout the site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual.


This Web site may at one point contain links to other sites. Please be aware that FPD is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our site visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico website.

Requests for Information

If a site visitor requests information, we ask for contact information (such as name and e-mail address). The site visitor therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose the requested information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as age and zip code).


This Web site takes every precaution to protect our site visitors' information. Sensitive information submitted via the Web site is protected both online and offline. Access to all collected information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, this page will be updated to reflect the changes so our site visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.