Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

The PROJECT HOPE website (called projecthopeca.com) is a service provided by the San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center (SG/PRC), funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) in partnership with the California Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. The website is subject to the following Terms of Service and Policies, which may be updated from time to time without notice.

On behalf of the PROJECT HOPE team, we appreciate your visit to our website and hope our resources are helpful. Please note that what you see and read is copyrighted, so we ask that you respect the effort we took to develop and test our products as well as our website.

If you have any questions, contact info@projecthopeca.com

Privacy Policy

The PROJECT HOPE team understands and respects concerns about maintaining the privacy of information you provide while visiting our website. The privacy of visitors to our website is respected and identities are not shared with other organizations. Please note our privacy rules do not extend to other websites linked to through our site. Privacy on linked sites outside of projecthopeca.com, are governed by rules adopted by those sites and PROJECT HOPE is not responsible for privacy issues resulting from visits to those linked sites.

Personal Information

"Electronically collected personal information" that the website automatically collects includes your domain name or Internet Protocol Address, and statistical information about what web pages you visit. If you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for specific information (i.e., completing a request for help, sending an e-mail, or participating in a survey) more detailed data, may be collected.

If any type of personal information is requested on the website or volunteered by the user, State law, including the Information Practices Act of 1977, Government Code Section 11015.5., and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However, this information may be made a public record once you provide it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying, if not otherwise protected by law. Additionally, departments and agencies of the State of California, under the authority of the Governor, are required to adhere to the Privacy Policy:

Information Collected and Its Use

If you do nothing during your visit to the website except browse information, we automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

1. Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either by your Internet Service Provider to your computer. The projecthopeca.com website uses the Internet Protocol Address to link direct Internet access by you and generate statistics used in the management of this site;

2. Date you visited this site;

3. Web pages you accessed at this site;

4. Web pages you visit as you leave this website; and

5. If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.

The information we automatically collect, or store, is used to improve the content of our web service. This information is used for gathering website statistics. Our website does not identify a visitor by personal information.

Sending us an e-mail

You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in e-mail with a comment or question. We use the information to improve our service or respond to your request.

“Cookies”

When you visit our website, it sends your computer a “cookie.” A cookie is a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive. It does not contain any identifiable information about the user. Cookies only identify the computer and allow access to the website resources more easily. You can set your browser options not to accept cookies.

Limitation of Liability

We attempt to maintain the highest accuracy of content on our website. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to freedom from computer virus with respect to contents of this website or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources. Reference in this website to any specific products or processes is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by Project Hope or agents.

Ownership

In general, information presented on this website is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as permitted by law. In order to use any information on this website owned or created by associations or vendors other than Project Hope, you must get permission directly from the owning source.

General Provisions

These terms constitute the agreement between you and Project Hope that govern your use of our website. These terms and the resolution of any dispute related to these terms or the website shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. Our failure to insist on enforcement of any provision of these terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any provision is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these terms will be enforced in accordance with their terms. The section headings in these terms are for convenience and have no legal effect.

Surveys

On occasion we may request information from visitors via surveys posted on our website or in e-mails. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary. Survey information is intended for analytical use, and results are publicized in the aggregate only. We may ask permission from respondents to publish information about them on our website. Providing information is completely voluntary and you are not obligated in any way to grant permission to publish personal information.

Legal Disclaimer

San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center may disclose personal information when required by law or in good faith, when such action is necessary to conform to the law. If you have any additional questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@projecthopeca.com.