Privacy Policy is maintained by the Maine Office of the Attorney General in order to provide information and service to the public. does not record personal information about you without your permission. collects only the information needed to create an efficient electronic gateway for public information and the information you choose to voluntarily submit.

Collection of Information automatically collects some information when you look or search through these web pages. It is collected for statistical purposes only. We use the information to make our site easier to use. We do not use it to identify you personally.

This site does not send “cookies” to your computer, nor does it place or read any “third-party cookies” on your computer.

When you visit this website to browse or download information or link to another website, our server will collect a small amount of basic information in log files that enables us to identify operational problems and correct them. The information collected includes your browser type (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.), your operating system (e.g., Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux), and your IP address (a unique number assigned to a computer when the computer accesses the Internet). This information is used to ensure the website is available to all users and to identify unauthorized attempts to use, alter, or otherwise damage the website. We do not permanently store this information. This information is automatically deleted on a periodic basis.


E-mail may be stored for a time. This will allow us to respond to the request, forward it to the appropriate agency, or to provide valuable feedback to help improve the website. Please be aware that under Maine law, these e-mail addresses are public records and as such are subject to inspection by the public.

Online Forms

Any information you supply during the completion of an online form will be considered voluntary. This information will be treated the same as any provided in person during a visit to the agency. It may be necessary to share this information with another state agency for proper handling. The information contained in the message may also be subject to public inspection upon request.

Public Disclosure

Unless specifically protected under federal or state law, any information provided may be inspected by the public or disclosed. Please refer to 1 MRSA Chapter 13 for more information on public records and under what circumstances they are released.

Contact Information

To offer comments about the website or this Privacy Statement, contact the Maine Office of the Attorney General.

Maine Office of the Attorney General
6 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333

Tel: 207-626-8800

Television PSA’s

These television PSA’s were developed to raise awareness of the problem of prescription painkiller abuse in the State of Maine.