Privacy Policy

The following information complies with Government Code Section 11019.9, stating that all departments and agencies of the State of California shall enact and maintain a permanent privacy policy, in adherence with the Information Privacy Act of 1977 (Civil Code Section 1798 et seq.), Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.); and Government Code Section 11015.5 that includes, but is not limited to, the following principles:
 (a) Only collects personally identifiable information and may only be obtained through lawful means.
(b) The purposes for which personally identifiable data are collected are identified on each form provided by the State Lands Commission. The information collected is only used for state business purposes and contain specific information relating to privacy as required.
(c) Personal data is not disclosed, made available, or otherwise used for a purpose other than those specified on the form(s), except with the consent of the subject of the data, or as required by law or regulation.
(d) The State Lands Commission protects personal data against data loss, unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure through written policies, limiting access to work areas through managed electronic entry systems, network security using layers of defense including, but not limited to, firewall protection, encryption, limiting network access using the principle of least privileged and ensuring personal data on paper is separated from public data.  Annual security training is also provided to Commission staff which encompasses the identification and protection of personally identifiable information. Included on each Commission form is the following: 

PRIVACY STATEMENT: The State Lands Commission collects personally identifiable information (PII) from individuals and complies with the Information Practices Act relating to PII. PII is collected for state business purposes intended, and limited to, and consistent with, the sole fulfillment of State business purposes indicated on this form. Any PII collected is subject to the limitations of the Information Practices Act and individuals have the right to access his/her records containing their PII by contacting the Privacy Officer at 916-574-1922. Please refer to the Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use for additional information.

(d) Information requested on any Commission form that request personally identifiable information may only be completed by the individual requesting the information or service, per Civil Code Section 1798.15.

  • The Privacy Officer can be contacted by calling (916) 574-1900.
  • This notice can be found at Commission Headquarters located at:  100 Howe Ave, Suite 100, South Building, Sacramento, CA 95825.
  • A copy of this notice is distributed to all employees and contractors who have access to personal data.
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