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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is committed to keeping your personal information private and secure as required by state and federal law and state policy. These laws and policies include, but are not limited to, the California Information Practices Act of 1977, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, the State Administrative Manual § 5310.1, and the Statewide Information Management Manual 5310-A. Please see the Conditions of Use for more information related to the collection, use, security, and access of information that may be obtained through use of CDPH's web portal.

Personal information about individuals is collected through the CDPH website only if an individual provides such information voluntarily through, for example, e-mail, registration forms, or surveys. The information collected in this manner is not subject to requests made pursuant to the Public Records Act, and site visitors may request to have their information discarded without reuse or distribution.

CDPH will only collect personal information relevant to specific purposes through lawful means, which will be enumerated in the privacy policy or a privacy notice provided at or prior to collection. Your personal information collected by CDPH will not be disclosed, made available, or otherwise used for purposes other than those specified in the privacy notice, except with your consent, or as authorized by law or regulation. Further, information collected will only be that which is relevant to the purpose for which it is collected. CDPH works to safeguard any personal information collected and investigates privacy breaches and complaints involving unauthorized access or disclosure.

You have the right to access your personal information that is maintained by CDPH and may request correction of any inaccuracies in your records. The CDPH Privacy Office is responsible for the privacy policy, as well as compliance, comments, or complaints related to privacy and personal information access requests. The Privacy Officer can be reached at:

CDPH Privacy Officer

P.O. Box 997377, MS 0506   

Sacramento, CA 95899-7377

If you have any questions, comments, or complaints, or want to learn more about the CDPH privacy policy statement, please contact the Privacy Officer at the address above. This Privacy Policy Statement is effective as of July 22, 2022 and may change without notice. ​

To see the Notices of Privacy Practices applicable to the CDPH programs covered by the Health Insurance and Portability Act of 1995 (HIPAA) including the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program (MCWP), Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Assistance Program (PrEP-AP), California Gambling Education and Treatment Services (CalGETS), Newborn Screening Program (NBS), and Prenatal Screening Program (PNS), please visit the Privacy Notices and Statements​​​ webpage.​

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