Privacy Policy Statement

Date: 12/19/2023

In California, the right to privacy is a personal and fundamental right protected by Section 1 of Article I of the Constitution of California. All individuals have a right of privacy in information pertaining to them. Cell-Ed is committed to keeping your personal information private and secure as required by state and federal law and state policy. These laws and policies include, but are not limited to, the California Information Practices Act of 1977 (Civil Code section 1798 et seq.), the Public Records Act (Government Code section 6250 et seq.), Government Code sections 11015.5 and 11019.9, the State Administrative Manual § 5310.1, the Statewide Information Management Manual 5310-A, Health and Safety Code section 1500 et seq., Welfare and Institutions Code section 10850, and other applicable laws pertaining to information privacy.

The purpose of this policy is to protect individual privacy, and to provide information about privacy protections to individuals from whom or about whom information may be collected or maintained by Cell-Ed.

Cell-Ed follows these principles in collecting and managing personal information:

  • o Cell-Ed collects personal information on individuals only as allowed by law to administer programs serving California’s most vulnerable residents. Any subsequent use of the information shall be limited to and consistent with the fulfillment of those purposes; and/or to make disclosures as required or authorized by law.

Personal information, as defined in the Information Practices Act, is information that identifies or describes an individual including, but not limited to, name, Social Security number, physical descriptions, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, medical or employment history, email address or Internet Protocol (IP) address.

  • o Cell-Ed only collects personal information that is necessary and appropriate for the type of services requested. When filling out an online form or survey, Cell-Ed strives to tell people who are asked to provide information about the general uses of the information by Cell-Ed.
  • o Cell-Ed collects personal information directly from individuals who use one or more of the Cell-Ed websites to obtain services. Collection of this information is required to deliver the specific services but use of these services is voluntary.
  • o Cell-Ed does not disclose personal information. Personal information may not be disclosed, made available, or otherwise used for a purpose other than those specified, except with the consent of the subject of the personal information, or as authorized by law or regulation.
  • o Cell-Ed does not distribute or sell any electronically collected personal information. Cell-Ed will not distribute or sell any electronically collected personal information about users to any third party without the user’s written consent.
  • o Cell-Ed tells people who provide personal information about their right to review that information. Individuals who provide personal information to Cell-Ed have the right to review the information for accuracy and completeness and to request corrections or deletions. For personal information access requests send an email to Cell-Ed’s Privacy Officer at who will then direct you to your program representative.
  • o Cell-Ed protects personal information. Cell-Ed takes precautions and security measures to protect the personal information collected or maintained by Cell-Ed against loss, unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure.
    • o To ensure security awareness of Cell-Ed data and personal information, Cell-Ed Staff completes annual privacy and security training.
    • o All data collected by Cell-Ed is done so electronically and no physical/paper documents/data are used/maintained.
  • o Cell-Ed collects electronic information from people who visit our Internet website. When an individual browses our Internet website, Cell-Ed automatically collects the domain name or Internet Protocol address that relates to the machine used to access the Cell-Ed website, the type of browser and operating system used, the date and time when the website is visited, web pages displayed, and any forms that are uploaded. We do not collect home, business or email addresses, or account information from persons who simply browse our Internet website. Cell-Ed collects personal information about individuals through our website only if an individual provides such information voluntarily through forms or surveys. Electronically collected personal information is exempt from requests made under the Public Records Act.

Cell-Ed uses Google Analytics to help understand how visitors interact with the Caring4Cal website to improve each website.
 You can read Google’s security and privacy policies for Google Analytics. You can choose not to have your data used by Google Analytics by downloading their opt-out browser add-on. Selecting to opt out will not interfere with your ability to use our website.

Should you need further information or have questions about the privacy of personally identifiable data maintained by the Cell-Ed, please contact

This Privacy Policy is effective as of December 19, 2023 and may change without notice.