Privacy Policy

Who we are

Strong Leave for Strong Families is a campaign led by First 5 California (F5CA), Legal Aid at Work and the California Work and Family Coalition.

Information collected and how it is used

Strong Leave for Strong Families collects personal information directly from individuals who support the campaign. Collection of this information is required to deliver the specific campaign updates, but use of these updates is voluntary.

If a user simply browses or downloads information from the Strong Leave for Strong Families website, F5CA, Legal Aid at Work and the California Work and Family Coalition automatically collect and stores the following information about the visit:

  • The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used but not the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you and generate statistics used in the management of this site.
  • The type of browser and operating system used.
  • The date and time of the visit.
  • The web pages or services accessed at this site.
  • The web site visited prior to coming to this website.
  • The web site visited upon leaving F5CA’s website.
  • The form that was downloaded, if applicable.

Strong Leave for Strong Families website logs do not identify a visitor by personal information, and we make no attempt to link other websites with the individuals who browse the website.

However, if a user accesses our online applications, we automatically collect and store the interaction with the application including the following:

  • Information inputted into form fields, including personal and confidential information.
  • Links selected.
  • Error messages a user may receive.

What happens to information users submit?

If a user chooses to submit information to Strong Leave for Strong Families, it will be transmitted through secure lines to the databases of F5CA, Legal Aid at Work and the California Work and Family Coalition database. Any private information will be used only for the purposes for which it was provided and will not be shared with another entity except as prescribed by law. Please see our Privacy Policy for additional information.

If during a visit to the Strong Leave for Strong Families website, a user participates in a survey or sends an e-mail, the following additional information will be collected:

  • The e-mail address and content of the e-mail.
  • Information volunteered in response to the survey.

The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats sent to F5CA, Legal Aid at Work and the Work and Family Coalition.

The information is retained in accordance with Government Code section 11015.5.

Users may choose to provide Strong Leave for Strong Families with personal information, as in an e-mail with a comment or question. F5CA, Legal Aid at Work and the California Work and Family Coalition uses the information to improve its service to users or to respond to a request. Sometimes your e-mail may be forwarded to other state or local employees who may be better able to help you, and this staff may be employed by a different agency within the State. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations or as required by law, our e-mail is not shared with any other organizations.

We use your e-mail to address issues you identify, to further improve our website, or to forward the e-mail to another agency for appropriate action.

Privacy Policy

First 5 California (California Children and Families Commission) is committed to promoting and protecting the privacy rights of individuals, as enumerated in Article 1 of the California Constitution, the Information Practices Act of 1977, and other state and federal laws.

It is First 5 California’s policy to limit the collection and safeguard the privacy of personal information collected or maintained by the Department and this website. First 5 California’s information management practices conform to the requirements of the Information Practices Act (Civil Code section 1798 et seq.), the Public Records Act (Government Code section 6250 et seq.), Government Code sections 11015.5 and 11019.9, and other applicable laws pertaining to information privacy.

First 5 California adheres to the following principles in connection with the collection and management of personal information:

  • First 5 California collects personal information only as allowed by law. Personal information, as defined in the Information Practices Act, includes information that identifies or describes an individual, such as an individual’s name, Social Security number, physical description, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, and medical or employment history. [See Information Practices Act, CA Civil Code §1798.3.]
  • Personally identifiable data collected by First 5 California is relevant to the purposes for which it is collected. First 5 California specifies the reasons for collection of personally identifiable data at or before the time of collection.
  • First 5 California does not disclose, make available, or use any personally identifiable data for purposes other than the reasons specified at or before the time of collection without the consent of the subject of the data or as authorized by law or regulation.
  • All personal information collected and maintained by First 5 California is secured against loss, damage, modification, or unauthorized disclosure. First 5 California uses multiple technological and procedural approaches to protect against unauthorized disclosure of this information pursuant to current law and practice. These practices and policies are reviewed regularly.

These policies have been developed and are maintained in accordance with the Information Practices Act of 1977 (Title 1.8 (commencing with Section 1798) of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code and according to Section 11019.9 of the Government Code.

Should you need further information or have questions about the privacy of personally identifiable data maintained by First 5 California, please contact:

Frank Furtek, Chief Deputy and Counsel
First 5 California
2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 263-1050