Site Disclaimer / Privacy Policy

Site Disclaimer:

The inclusion of pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author of the reference or the organization operating the site on which the reference is maintained. While the California State Sheriffs' Association provides the information on this site, we retain copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content. This means that you may not: distribute the text or graphics to others without the express written permission of the California State Sheriffs' Association; "mirror" this information on your server without our permission; or modify or reuse the text or graphics on this system. Commercial use of these materials are strictly prohibited without the written permission of the California State Sheriffs' Association, Executive Director, Sheriff Jim Denney (ret). In all copies of this information, you must retain this notice and any other copyright notices originally included with such information. The California State Sheriffs' Association reserves all other rights.

Conditions of Use

By visiting CalSheriffs.org, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate the terms and conditions of use. This web site is governed and construed by the laws of the State of California. Any use of the web site shall comply with all Sacramento County and California laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this portal are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state Computer Trespass law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Third Party Links

CalSheriffs.org may contain links to local, State and federal government agencies and to other web sites. The inclusion of such links does not constitute an endorsement of the destination web site nor the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products or site accessibility. Nor does any linkage between the California State Sheriffs' Association and a third-party web site imply sponsorship of that web site.

Privacy Policy

Use of Information Collected

Individuals only browsing the site, reading pages, or downloading information (not volunteering information) will have only the following non-invasive components collected: * The Internet Protocol (IP) Address and domain name used. IP address are an identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or your computer. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g. company.com or xschool.edu). Generally, the California State Sheriffs' Association will only determine a visitor domain name if a security issue is suspected. * The type of browser and operating system you use * The date and time you visited this site * The web pages or services you accessed at this site * The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site. The information listed above is for information and statistical purposes only. The California State Sheriffs' Association may use this information to create summary statistics used to assess highly accessed information and pages to assist in determining technical design specifications, and/or assess system performance or problem areas. Additionally, CalSheriffs.org uses software programs for the purpose of monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

Information use when you volunteer information

If choose to participate in a survey, send an email, or perform other transactions using CalSheriffs.org, the following additional information may be collected: * Your email address, and contents of emails sent through CalSheriffs.org - for purposes of providing you with a response. * Information volunteered in response to a survey or through online forms - for purposes identified by the survey or online form. * Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with the California State Sheriffs' Association - for purposes of completing the transaction only. The California State Sheriffs' Association strives to collect the minimum information necessary to comply with applicable law or provide the requested service. The California State Sheriffs' Association does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on the CalSheriffs.org site and on that of any third party with whom the California State Sheriffs' Association contracts to provide Internet related services.

Questions or comments:

California State Sheriffs' Association
1231 I Street Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tele: 916-375-8000 Fax: 916-375-8017