State of Tennessee Web Site Privacy Statement
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We are committed to making our site accessible to all users and we have included several features designed to improve accessibility for all users. We welcome comments on how to improve the site's accessibility for users with disabilities.
If you use assistive technology and the format of any material prevents your ability to access the information, please contact us by mail, phone, or e-mail for assistance. In order to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please note the nature of your accessibility concern, the preferred format in which to receive the online material, the Web page address of the requested material, and the best way to contact you.
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Information posted on social media platforms does not and shall not create or constitute an “official policy” of the Department, and will in no way grant any person or entity any rights, privileges, or standing in any matter. Communications made through the Tennessee Secretary of State social media platforms, email, or messaging system shall not constitute a legal or official notice to the TSLA, its employees, or the Department of State. Individuals and entities should not rely solely on information posted on social media; rather, posted information should be verified through official channels at the Department of State. For contact information, please visit the "Contact Us" link at the top of this page, or visit http://tn.gov/sos/.
The Tennessee Secretary of State’s social media platforms are moderated. The Department will only post or maintain comments from individuals over 13 years of age. The Department of State reserves the right to delete any post that it deems to be irrelevant.
The Department of State strives to respond to questions within two business days of receipt. If you have not received a response to your question within this time period, please contact the Communications Director directly at (615) 253-2668. Members of the media are also asked to pose questions directly to the Communications Director and to refrain from submitting questions via social media platforms in the form of comments or other social media postings.
The Department of State will not post comments that contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups.
Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in the comment being removed. The content of all comments are released into the public domain. Do not submit anything you do not wish to broadcast to the general public. All posts may be considered to be a public record that is subject to disclosure under Tenn. Code Ann. §10-7-503.
Users should not post personally identifiable information such as social security numbers, addresses, and telephone numbers. The Department of State is not responsible for ensuring that such information is removed prior to posting.External Link Disclaimer
Links to external Internet sites on blogs maintained by the Tennessee Department of State are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only, and do not constitute an endorsement of the content of their Web sites or of their policies, products, services, or opinions. The Department of State bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.