Website Privacy Policy

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11019.9, all departments and agencies of the State of California shall enact and maintain a permanent privacy policy, in adherence with the Information Practices Act of 1977 (Civil Code Section 1798 et seq.), that includes, but not necessarily limited to, the following principles:

  1. Personally identifiable information may only be obtained through lawful means.
  2. The purposes for which personally identifiable data are collected shall be specified at or prior to the time of collection, and any subsequent use of the data shall be limited to and consistent with the fulfillment of those purposes previously specified.
  3. Personal data may not be disclosed, made available, or otherwise used for a purpose other than those specified, except with the consent of the subject of the data, or as required by law or regulation.
  4. Personal data collected shall be relevant to the purpose for which it is needed.
  5. The general means by which personal data is protected against loss, unauthorized access, use, modification, or disclosure shall be posted, unless the disclosure of those general means would compromise legitimate agency objectives or law enforcement purposes.

Each department shall implement this privacy policy by:


California Energy Commission Privacy Policy (Adopted April 4, 2001)


Energy Commission Website Privacy

The California Energy Commission adheres to the above mentioned state laws relating to privacy. There are four pages on our website where information may be collected that could be subject to the state's privacy laws and regulations:

  1. Our On-line Feedback form about our website make-over.
  2. Our On-line form for Public Records Act Requests.
  3. Our On-line complaint page (in keeping with AB 206 - Citizen's Complaint Act of 1997)
  4. Our List server page

For other legal information about our website, visit our Conditions of Use.