Our servers are protected behind firewalls and the document database is completely closed and can not be accessed from outside. Our archive search module can not be engaged other than when our internal search program identifies proper authorisation. The communication to and from the service via our Web-service uses transport level security, using TLS/SSL. No third party has access to the Internet traffic. Urkund is not subject to the US PATRIOT Act as the system and its components are entirely owned by a Swedish company.