This Statement of Privacy (Statement) applies to the DecodedCa.org website and governs data collection and usage. By using the DecodedCa.org website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. We will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and user feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement in order to understand how your information is being used. DecodedCa.org is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites you may link to from the DecodedCa.org site.
Your Personal Information
We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information except to the extent that the County of San Mateo is required to do so pursuant to law, including, but not limited to, the California Public Records Act.
The DecodedCa.org website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you would like to guarantee that no cookies are being used, you can turn off cookies in your browser’s preferences.
Traffic Analysis and Security
We do analyze user traffic patterns on our website automatically through your browser. This information includes the IP address of your computer or network, current date, current time, your browser and operating system, the page(s) you visited on DecodedCa.org, and the referring page (i.e. page that you came from). At times, we may track the keywords entered into our search engines from all users to find out which topics are popular although we don’t keep track of specific words that any one user enters.
We only use this information to measure server performance, to improve the content on DecodedCa.org, and to guarantee a high level of security for all users. Unauthorized attempts to upload or modify information in any way are forbidden. Users who are visiting the DecodedCa.org website are also expressly consenting to this monitoring of network traffic.
External Link Policies
DecodedCa.org uses link capabilities to navigate public information posted on the Internet. The privacy policies here do not necessarily apply to those websites. You may either contact them or read their Privacy Policies or Statements to find out what their data collection and distribution policies are.
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All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the County of San Mateo. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless explicitly granted by the County of San Mateo for the prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All other rights reserved.
The photography, names, trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this website may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate the San Mateo County Health System’s sponsorship or affiliation with any product or service, without prior express written permission by San Mateo Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services).
Although the DecodedCa.org site includes “links” providing convenient direct access to other internet sites, the County does not endorse, approve, certify, or make warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information on these sites.
The San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) will make reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information available to all users but makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. All users agree that all access and use of this website and the content thereof is at their own risk. Neither the County of San Mateo, nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering information and material via this website, shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of or inability to use of this website, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.
The San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) and the County of San Mateo are committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities in conformance with the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended in 1998. Section 508 is a federal law that requires agencies to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to electronic information and data. Individuals with disabilities access must be comparable to that provided to those who do not have disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue burden on the agency. The Section 508 standards are the technical requirements and criteria that are used to measure legal conformance with equal accessibility. If you would like to report an accessibility issue with this website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify the webpage or file that is the source of the accessibility issue.
Questions or Comments:
If you have any questions or comments about the DecodedCa.org website or these policies please contact email@example.com.
Purpose: The San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) has decided to use this site/service for the purpose of educating youth and young adults about the facts on cannabis use. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services’ use of this site/service is being done as deemed advisable by that department, which may decide to change or eliminate its use of this site/service.
Limitations on Use: It is the intent of San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) in partnership with the Youth Commission, to create a limited public forum with its use of this site/service. The purpose of the department’s use of this site/service is to educate youth and young adults about the facts on cannabis use. As part of the department’s efforts to further these purposes, the comments section of this site/service is being offered as a limited public forum intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the department with respect to cannabis health education.
With respect to such comments, the department reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments, including those that have obscene language or sexual content, involve ad hominem personal attacks on another user, threaten or defame any person or organization, violate the legal ownership interest of another party, promote illegal activity, promote or solicit commercial services or products, or are not topically related to the particular posting/permitted subject matters. The department believes these restrictions to be reasonably necessary to encourage public participation and foster discussion of the issues for which the forum was created by maintaining a civil discourse and permitting all differing viewpoints on the approved topics.
San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) will routinely monitor the comments posted by other users of this site/service, and any comments that are not in line with these restrictions will be removed. To the extent that any user believes the comments of another user are not in line with these purposes and restrictions, they are welcome to notify San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services by email.
San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) will make a determination about the appropriateness of such comments based on its application of these purposes and restrictions, and that determination is final and not subject to outside review. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services intends its application of these purposes and restrictions to be made in a manner that is viewpoint neutral and is consistent over time. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services does not intend for this forum to become a fully-open avenue for public discourse but rather is using this site/service for discussion of a limited nature. Please note as well that any terms of service that this site/service places on user participation still apply to comments made by any user, and this site/service may enforce its own terms of service. To the extent that any user believes a comment has been made in violation of the terms of service of this site/service, that person should contact the site/service rather than contacting Behavioral Health and Recovery Services as San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services has no obligation to enforce the terms of service of this site/service.
Responsibility for Content: Except for information disseminated by the owner/manager of this page any information posted or submitted by others expresses the views of the person submitting such information and not necessarily the views of the County or the department, and neither the County nor the department is responsible for the opinions and information shared by others.
Disclaimer of Notice: Communications made through this site/service shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the County of San Mateo or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives where notice to the County is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.
Advertising: Users of this site/service should understand that contextual advertising as appears on this site/service is byproduct of the use of the site/service. San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) does not control the site or service’s placement or use of such advertising, and in no way does the use by San Mateo County Health System (Behavioral Health and Recovery Services) of this site or service constitute any endorsement or support of any such advertisements. Reference in such advertisements or in any user-generated content herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the County of San Mateo and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
Contact Person: You may contact San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services via email firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services may be contacted by telephone at 650-573-2541.