Pursuant to Government Code Section 11019.9, all departments
and agencies of the State of California shall enact and maintain a permanent
(Civil Code Section 1798 et seq.), that includes, but not necessarily
limited to, the following principles:
a. Personally identifiable information may only be
obtained through lawful means.
b. The purposes for which personally identifiable data are collected
shall be specified at, or prior to, the time of collection, and any
subsequent use of the data shall be limited to, and consistent with,
the fulfillment of those purposes previously specified.
c. Personal data 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 data, or as required by law or regulation.
d. Personal data collected shall be relevant to the purpose for which
it is needed.
e. The general means by which personal data is protected against loss,
unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure shall be posted,
unless the disclosure of those general means would compromise legitimate
agency objectives or law enforcement purposes.
Designating which position within the department
or agency is responsible for the implementation of, and adherence
Prominently posting the policy physically in its
offices and on its Internet website, if any.
Distributing the policy to each of its employees
and contractors who have access to personal data.
Complying with the Information Practices Act (Civil
Code Section 1798 et seq.), the Public Records Act (Government Code
Section 6250 et seq.), Government Code Section 11015.5, and all
other laws pertaining to information privacy.
Using appropriate means to successfully implement,
Energy Commission Website Privacy
The California Energy Commission adheres to the above
mentioned state laws relating to privacy. The Commission uses no "cookies"
and does not use software for tracking specific visitors to its website.
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