Privacy Policy

California Workforce Development Board Privacy Policy

The California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals. It is our policy to limit the collection of personal information and protect the personal information it collects and maintains.

The personal information collection and management policies, practices and procedures implemented by the CWDB are governed by law, including the Information Practices Act of 1977 (Title 1.8 [commencing with Section 1798] of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code), Sections 11015.5 and 11019.9 of the Government Code, and Sections 1094 and 1095 of the California Unemployment Insurance Code.

CWDB identifies the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected. Personal information will not be disclosed, made available, or otherwise used for purposes other than those specified at the time of collection, except with the consent of the subject of the data, or as authorized by law.

CWDB does not collect home, business or e-mail addresses, or account information from persons who simply browse our Internet website. The information CWDB automatically collects includes your domain name or Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of browser and operating system you used, date and time you visited the site, web pages you visited and any forms you downloaded or submitted. This information is collected for customer service and audit purposes and is deleted after 30 days. Electronically collected information is exempt from requests made under the Public Records Act.

CWDB uses cookies, simple text files stored temporarily on a visitor’s computer by a web server, to enable easy movement through its website. The CWDB uses Google Analytics tracking cookies for statistical purposes to determine how useful our information is to you. For those wishing to block Google Analytics, a variety of browser plug-ins are available here. Use of this opt-out browser add-on will not change your ability to access any portion of this website.

CWDB uses e-mail addresses submitted to enroll persons requesting subscription to our newsletter via our list-serve. Other uses of e-mail addresses are direct correspondence of those having official business with the California Workforce Development Board. E-mail addresses are not sold, distributed or used for other than their intended purpose. In order to have your e-mail address deleted and removed, simply submit a request to unsubscribe from the newsletter and the e-mail address will be deleted.

CWDB will not distribute or sell any electronically collected personal information about users to any third party without the user’s written consent.

CWDB secures all personal information against loss, damage, modification, unauthorized access, or disclosure as required by federal and California Law, and the State Administrative Manual policy. Information voluntarily provided by you will be protected by the appropriate computer, network, and Internet technical security controls at the employee and departmental level to prevent unauthorized access. Some of these security controls include: password and user identification verification, data encryption, confidential transmissions, secure storage areas, and audit trails.

Individuals have a right to access information about themselves and may request a correction of any inaccuracies. You have the right to have any electronically collected personal information deleted by us, without reuse or distribution.

Questions, comments or complaints regarding this privacy policy or requests for personal information access should be addressed to:


Effective Date: January 5, 2018