California Privacy Notice

Last Updated: January 17, 2024

This California Privacy Notice (the “CA Notice”) supplements the information contained in our Privacy Policy and applies solely to individual residents of the State of California (“consumers” or “you”). The purpose of this California Privacy Policy is to provide consumers with a comprehensive description of Company’s online and offline practices regarding the collecting, use, disclosure, and sale of personal information and of the rights of consumers regarding their personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) (collectively “CA Privacy Laws”). This section does not apply to our collection, use, and sharing of personal information of our job applicants and employees.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, all terms in this CA Notice have the same meaning as defined in our Privacy Policy or as otherwise defined in the CA Privacy Laws.

For the purposes of this CA Notice, personal information does not include:

  • Publicly available information from government records.
  • Deidentified, aggregated or anonymized information that is maintained in a form that is not capable of being associated with or linked to a consumer.
  • Information excluded from the CA Privacy Laws’ scope, such as:
    • Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data;
    • Information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
  • Information relating to our job applicants, employees, contractors and other Company personnel.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information from and about consumers for a variety of purposes. To learn more about the types of personal information we collect and how we collect it, please refer to Section 1 in the Privacy Policy above and our Cookie Policy. To see the purposes for which we use this information, please refer to Sections 1 and 2 in the Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy.

The CCPA defines a “business purpose” as the use of personal information for the business’s operational purposes, or other notified purposes, provided the use of personal information is reasonably necessary and proportionate to achieve the operational purpose for which the personal information was collected or another operational purpose that is compatible with the context in which the personal information was collected.

Please note that because the categories of personal information collected and shared largely depends on how you interact with our Sites and Services, not all of the items listed in the tables below will be relevant to you.

The categories of other individuals or entities with whom we may share your Personal Information are listed in Section 3 of the Privacy Policy above.

Selling or Sharing for Targeted Advertising

We do not “sell” personal information as most people would typically understand that term. However, we do allow certain third-party partners and providers to collect information about consumers directly through our Sites and Services for purposes of providing, analyzing and optimizing our Services and advertisements (ads), providing content and ads that are more relevant, measuring statistics and the success of ad campaigns, and detecting and reporting fraud. To the extent this practice is interpreted to constitute a “sale” under the CA Privacy Laws, please see our Cookie Policy for more information including how to exercise your rights to opt-out of cookies, analytics and personalized advertising.

Rights and choices for California Residents.

As a California resident, you may have privacy rights in addition to those described in “Your choices”, and we list your rights below. However, these rights are not absolute, and in certain cases, we may decline your request as permitted by law:

  • Right to Information. You can request the following information about how we have collected and used your personal information during the past 12 months:
    • The categories of personal information that we have collected.
    • The categories of sources from which we collected personal information.
    • The business or commercial purpose for collecting and/or selling personal information.
    • The categories of third parties with which we share personal information.
    • The categories of personal information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose.
    • The categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose.
  • Right to Access. You can request a copy of the personal information that we have collected about you during the past 12 months.
  • Right to Correction. You can ask us to correct inaccurate personal information that we have collected about you.
  • Right to Deletion. You can ask us to delete the personal information that we have collected from you.
  • Right to Opt-out. Your options:
    • Opt-out of certain processing of personal information for targeted advertising purposes.
    • If you have enabled a legally recognized browser-based opt-out preference signal (such as Global Privacy Control) on your browser, we do not currently enable technology to recognize such preference.
    • Opt-out of profiling/automated decision making. You can opt-out of automated processing or profiling performed on personal information to evaluate, analyze, or predict personal aspects related to a person’s economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or movements.
    • Opt-out of other sales of personal data. You can opt-out of other sales of your personal information. We do not sell your personal information, buy you also have the right to tell us not to sell your personal information.
  • Right to Nondiscrimination. You are entitled to exercise the rights described above free from discrimination as prohibited by the CA Privacy Laws.  Unless permitted by the CA Privacy Laws, we will not deny you access to our products or services, charge, or suggest we charge you different prices or rates, or provide different levels of quality for goods and Services based on your exercise of these rights.

How to Exercise Your Privacy Rights

To exercise your rights to please submit your request to or at As mandated by CA Privacy Laws, we will acknowledge receipt of your request within 10 days and will respond within 45 days of receipt of your request, but if we require more time (up to an additional 45 days) we will let you know. In some cases, you may designate an authorized agent to submit requests to exercise certain privacy rights on your behalf.  We will require verification that you provided the authorized agent permission to make a request on your behalf. You must provide us with a copy of the signed permission you have given to the authorized agent to submit the request on your behalf and verify your own identity directly with us. If you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of an individual, you must attach a copy of: (a) A completed written notice indicating that you have authorization to act on the consumer’s behalf signed by you and the consumer; and (b) if you are a business, proof that you are registered with the appropriate Secretary of State to conduct business in California. If we do not receive both pieces of information, the request will be denied.

Exercising your right to opt-out of the “sale” or “sharing” of your Personal Information. Like many companies, we use services that help deliver targeted ads to you as described above. California Privacy Laws may classify our use of some of these services as “selling” or “sharing” your personal information with the advertising partners that provide the services.  You can submit requests to opt-out of certain processing of personal information for targeted advertising purposes or other sales of Personal Information here: via email to

Verification of identity; authorized agents. We will need to verify your identity in order to process your information/know, access, correction, or deletion requests and reserve the right to confirm your residency. To verify your identity, we may require government identification, a declaration under penalty of perjury, or other information, where permitted by law.

Your authorized agent may make a request on your behalf upon our verification of the agent’s identity and our receipt of a copy of a valid power of attorney given to your authorized agent pursuant to California Probate Code Sections 4000-4465.  If you have not provided your agent with such a power of attorney, you must provide your agent with written and signed permission to exercise your CA Privacy Laws rights on your behalf, provide the information we request to verify your identity, and provide us with confirmation that you have given the authorized agent permission to submit the request.