All ratings data is handled and assimilated by Roe Media, LLC. The principle in the company, Chris Roe, personally retrieves the information and has sole access to the identity of those who rated and what they rated.
Chris graduated from UALR with a BA in Mass Communication and a Minor in Information Technology. He worked for the Dempsey Film Group for five years as a motion graphic designer and was involved in the creation of dozens of high profile television commercials, kiosks, and websites. After leaving Dempsey Film Group, Chris started his own company as a designer/software engineer. Chris has expertise in developing small to large scale software and for the past seven years has been managing the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery website in collaboration with JM Associates.
The AFJA website is secured with a Starfield Technologies Web Server Certificate. Transactions on the site are protected with up to 256-bit Star Secure Sockets Layer encryption.
Star SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passing between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.
In addition, all user submitted information is first encoded and encrypted before being sent to the server. Data stored in the database remains encoded and encrypted.
No one, including AFJA's Board of Directors and Executive Secretary, knows who rated or what they rated. And, the principles in AFJA have no ability to obtain that information under our agreement with Roe Media, LLC. These steps have been taken to make all attorneys and litigates who use the site confident that their ratings of judges are truly anonymous.
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