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California Career Resource Network

California’s official resource for career exploration and planning

California Career Resource Network Privacy Statement

Revised November 8, 2017

This policy statement describes the California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) privacy practices and usage of information collected from visitors through our websites, including the California Career Center and the Support Personnel Accountability Report Card. This privacy policy does not extend to non-CalCRN sites users access through hyperlinks.

Information Collected

When visiting this website, CalCRN automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct Internet traffic to you.
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used.
  3. The date and time of your visit and whether you are a returning user.
  4. The web pages or services you accessed at the site.
  5. The referrer’s site address. This information is used to improve this website’s content and to help CalCRN understand how users are using this website. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to track trends and web page usage, to determine what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors, and to identify system performance or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and CalCRN does not sell or distribute the information collected from the website.

Personal Information

Your name and e-mail address is collected when you register to join our mailing list. News and announcements on career guidance tools and resources, education, training, and other related topics may be delivered via e-mail. Your information will not be shared with a third party. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and CalCRN does not sell or distribute any information collected from the website.

If you send an e-mail to CalCRN, your e-mail address, date/time sent, and other contents of your e-mail will be collected. Your e-mail address and the information contained in your e-mail will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this website, or to forward your e-mail to another agency for appropriate action if applicable.


The site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.


Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to a given website. CalCRN uses persistent cookies. Cookies are not used to collect personal information about you, to collect information from your files, or to damage to your files.

Correcting, Updating, or Deleting Personal Information

If you choose to unsubscribe your e-mail from our listserv, please follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail sent from CalCRN or e-mail an unsubscribe request to CalCRN. 

Notification of Changes

If we decide to significantly change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our home page and/or send a notification e-mail to our listserv. 

Links Disclaimer

The website provides links to other governmental agencies in State and Federal governments. It also provides links to websites of non-governmental organizations to provide visitors with certain other information. If you click on one of these, you will be leaving CalCRN site. Our provision of these links does not imply approval of the listed destinations, warrant the accuracy of any information in those destinations, constitute endorsement of the entities to whose sites the links are made, or endorse any of the opinions expressed on any of these outside websites. These websites operate under the auspices and at the direction of their respective owners. If you have a question or comment about any of these sites, please contact them directly on their site.

Career Surfer Mobile Application

Career Surfer does not require users to provide any personally identifiable information in order to download or use the application. The Career Surfer application does not collect any personally identifiable information. All content is stored locally on the user's device. 


If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site you can contact CalCRN.

Accessibility Statement

The CalCRN is a program within the California Department of Education and is required by federal and state law to make information intended for the general public accessible to individuals with disabilities. Accessibility does not extend to sites accessed through CalCRN’s site. If you have difficulty obtaining information from this website or have any Section 508-related questions, comments, or suggestions for improvement, please contact CalCRN.