The California SIDS Program (hereinafter referred
to as California SIDS), is committed to preserving and respecting the
privacy of our users. We will use our best efforts to keep information
that you enter on the California SIDS website strictly confidential to
the extent of the law.
Does California SIDS Share the Information It Receives?
Information you enter on the California SIDS website is maintained strictly
within the parameters of the website. The information does not become
public knowledge once entered, nor can the agencies participating in
building and maintaining this website access any information you enter.
California SIDS may at some point include public forums or message boards
on this website. Please remember that any information disclosed in these
areas becomes public information, therefore, exercise appropriate caution
when disclosing personal information.
If we believe someone is trying to break into, has broken into or has
otherwise abused California SIDS over the Internet, we can use the information
in our logs to try to find those who are responsible. As part of these
efforts we may share the information with law enforcement agencies and
California SIDS provides links to other web sites for your convenience
only. Please be aware that when you click on a link, you are leaving
California SIDS; and understand that these other web sites are not controlled
or endorsed by California SIDS, or California SIDS participating agencies.
California SIDS, or California SIDS participating agencies and their
employees, agents or contractors cannot be held responsible for the
information in these other websites or for maintaining your privacy
at any site other than California SIDS.
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U.S. Copyright and Patent laws must be complied with in the use of this
website. Under the fair use doctrine, you may use short quotes from
copyrighted articles and websites. Do not reproduce or post entire copyrighted
articles. Any copyrighted material published on this website MUST link
to the original source online.
All material contained on this website is the sole property of the
California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division.
Any reproduction or redistribution of this material is prohibited without express
written consent of the CDPH MCAH division.