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Web Site Privacy
Los Angles County and its departments and agencies
operate Web sites on the Internet in order to provide services to the residents
of the County. In providing these services, information about visitors to a
Web site may be collected automatically or may be submitted by the Web site user.
The Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County recognizes the public's concern
about privacy on the Internet.
This privacy statement establishes how information gathered about you
from your visit to our Web site will be used by this Web site's operators.
As a visitor, however, you should be aware that much information submitted
to Los Angeles County is public information under the laws
of the State of California. Under some circumstances, we may be required to
disclose such information in accordance with the California Public Records Act
or other legal requirements
Information Collected Automatically about the Computer Which Browses or
Downloads Information from this Web site
We may collect and store information for statistical purposes.
For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different sections
of our site to help us make them more useful. The information collected
may include the date and time you accessed our site. This information
does not identify you personally.
No Use of "Cookies"
We do not use "cookies" on this site. A "cookie" is a small text
file that a Web site can place on your computer's hard drive to collect
information about your activities on the site. The cookie transmits
this information back to the Web site's computer that, generally speaking,
is the only computer that can read it. Most users do not
know that "cookies" are being placed on their computers. If you want to know
when this happens or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to
warn you when a Web site attempts to place a "cookie" on your
Personally Identifying Information Collected from E-mails
By sending us an electronic mail message (e-mail) or filling
out a web form, you are sending us personal information (i.e., your name,
address, e-mail address or other information). We store this information in
order to respond to or process your request or otherwise resolve the subject
matter of your submission.
Information Subject to or Exempt from Disclosure under the Public
Records Act or Other Legal Requirements
Certain information that you provide to us is subject to disclosure under the
California Public Records Act or other legal requirements. This means that if
a member of the public specifically requests it, we are required to provide the
information to the person requesting it.
Our Web site may contain links to information located on
Web sites maintained by other public agencies and private organizations. Once you
access an individual document that links you to another Web site, you are subject
Sharing Information with other Los Angeles County Departments or Agencies
to Provide Services
We may share personally identifying information with other Los Angeles
County Departments or Agencies in order to respond to your request.
In some circumstances, we also may be required by law to disclose
information in accordance with the California Public Records
Act or other legal requirements.
Consequences of Failing to Provide Personally Identifying Information
If you choose not to provide us with your name or other information,
it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to, or investigate the
issue you are concerned about.
Getting Access To Information and Providing Corrections
If you want to get information about you that may be in
our records, the California Public Records Act provides you certain rights to
this information. Contact the Public Relations Director at Rancho Los Amigos
National Rehabilitation Center through the telephone number noted on our Web site
and make a specific request for a copy of the information we have received
on-line from you and have stored. If you find that this information is
inaccurate or incomplete, you may provide us with verified accurate and complete
Information Transmitted by User Is Not Secure from Interception
If you choose to send us an e-mail, you should know that e-mail
is not necessarily secure against interception, and may be subject to
the disclosure requirements of the Public Records Act or other legal disclosure
Disclaimer of Liability
With respect to information available from this Web site,
neither the County of Los Angeles nor any of its employees, make any warranty,
express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness of such information.
The information contained within this Web site is given for the purpose
of keeping the public aware of current public health practices, status,
and events. The information is believed to be valid at the time of publication.
The County of Los Angeles reserves the right to make changes and improvements
at any time and without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred
directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies.
The health information contained herein should not be a substitute for
the advice of a physician and/or health care provider.
Page last updated January 1, 2011
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