Website Policy

Terms of Use

The Workforce Development Board of Solano County (WDB) website is independently owned and operated by the WDB. It is available as a public service. The WDB may discontinue the Site or change the content or layout of the Site at any time.

By using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to use the Site in accordance with these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of the Site. You are responsible for all statements you make and any acts or omissions by you while you are using the Site. You agree that you will not use the Site for any unlawful or improper purpose or activity. You agree that you will not violate any applicable State or federal law or regulation while using the Site.

This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. If any provision of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The laws of the United States of America and the State of California shall govern this agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement, as if the agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of California. If you are unwilling to agree to the terms of use, you should not use the Site.

Website Disclaimer

The WDB is providing the information on this Site as a public service. The WDB reserves the right to make additions, changes, or corrections at any time and without notice. The WDB attempts to ensure that the information contained on this Site is valid at the time of publication. Nonetheless, due to human error, computer error, delays, and omissions, the WDB does not guarantee the information on the Site is always complete and accurate.

Therefore, use this Site for informational purposes only. Do not use it as a substitute for legal or professional advice on any subject. Seek the advice of a qualified professional on any personal decision. If you rely upon the accuracy of information contained on the Site in making a decision, you do so at your own risk.

The WDB and its Board/Committee Members, employees, affiliates, agents, partners and licensors cannot and do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this Site. The WDB, its Board/Committee Members, employees, affiliates, agents, partners and licensors, shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss, injury, or personal injury resulting directly or indirectly from use of the Site, caused in whole or in part by contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering any information through the Site. In no event will the WDB and its Board/Committee Members, employees, affiliates, agents, partners and licensors, be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information.

Website Links to Other Sites

The Site provides links to other sites (also known as hyperlinks). These links may include links to websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and/or private businesses. The Privacy Policy set forth herein applies only to the Site. When you follow a link to any other website, you are subject to the website usage policy of that website, and we encourage you to examine that policy. You must also be aware of any potential copyright violations from printing or transferring information contained in linked sites. It is your sole responsibility to ensure no copyright violations occur. The WDB does not review any linked site to determine what information may be subject to copyright protection. Also, please be advised that the links available are subject to future removal or change at any time.

The WDB in no way endorses the opinions, statements, or accuracy of information contained in linked sites. Information from linked sites may be misleading, inaccurate, or incomplete. Rely upon the information at your own risk. Neither the WDB, nor any of its Board/Committee Members, employees, affiliates, agents, partners and licensors warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on other websites. The WDB does not endorse any content, viewpoints, products, or services on other websites. The WDB and its Board/Committee Members, employees, affiliates, agents, partners, and licensors shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of information on other websites. In addition, the WDB in no way guarantees the security of any linked site. You assume the risk of any damage the linked site may cause to your system, as well as the risk of disclosing personal information to third parties.

Privacy Policy

With the WDB being a state and federally funded entity, laws exist to ensure that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information in its possession. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public’s right to access public records provided by both state and federal laws. These exceptions include the need to protect the privacy of individuals.

Some information collected at the Site may become public record and may be subject to inspection and copying by the public unless an exception in law exists. During your visit to the Site, information that does not personally identify you is automatically collected and stored. This information is used solely to improve our web services. Additional details on our privacy policy are listed included within this Usage Policy.

Information Collected and Use

The Workforce Development Board of Solano County uses Google Analytics to collect information about your use of our website. Google Analytics collects certain information, such as how often you use our websites. The information received from Google Analytics is used to improve our websites. Google Analytics collects the following information:

  • Time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages
  • Referring site details (such as the URI a user came through to arrive at this site)
  • Type of web browser
  • Type of operating system
  • Network address and IP address

The information is used to improve this website’s content and to help the WDB understand how people are using this website. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors, and to identify system performance or problem areas.

The WDB is the sole owner of the information collected on its websites. We do not share, sell, or exchange this information. You can browse and view content on the website anonymously. The WDB does not collect any personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily choose to provide such information to us.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are small data files that a website places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage. They assist us in making your interactions with this Site easy and meaningful by providing enhanced functionality and aggregate traffic data. Standing alone, neither cookies nor web beacons personally identify you. Unless you choose to identify yourself to the WDB (i.e.: by filling out a website form) you remain anonymous to us.

You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system, but if you choose to block or delete cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on this Site. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.

Personal Information and Choice

Personal information is information about an individual, for example, an individual’s name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.

Personal information is not collected through this website unless you send an email or complete a web-based form containing such information to the WDB through this website. We use your e-mail address to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve the Site, or to complete your request. Information you provide to the WDB will be retained for no longer than reasonably necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was obtained, or for a period specifically required by law or regulation. Your information will be disposed of in a manner that seeks to prevent loss, theft, misuse, or unauthorized access.

Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through our Site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third parties’ websites linked to our Site are not covered by our Website Usage Policy. You are responsible for learning the web usage policies of those sites.

All information collected is retained in accordance with California Government Code Section 26200 et. seq.

Social Media

You may share information from our website with people associated with your social media account and your social media account provider. By sharing this information, you authorize the WDB to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information the WDB shares will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy. Please note that any information you post within these public forums or social media pages may become public and may be read, collected and used by anyone. Please exercise caution when deciding whether to disclose your personal information in these forums.

Retention of Your Information

Information you provide the WDB will be retained for no longer than reasonably necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was obtained, or for a period specifically required by law or regulation. Your information will be disposed of in a manner that seeks to prevent loss, theft, misuse, or unauthorized access.

Security Statement

Security of the information that you provide is very important to us. For Site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the WDB employs tools to monitor network traffic to identify and block malicious content. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on the Site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. Note: the Site does not encrypt incoming e-mail or comments.

Usernames and Passwords

To use certain features of the Site, you will need a username and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of this username and password and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your user account. You agree to exit from your user account at the end of each session and to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or of any other breach of security. We cannot and will not be held liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your user account.

Use of Information / Copyright

You may not duplicate the design or layout of the Site.

Certain elements of the Site are protected by copyright and trademark law as identified.

Unless permission is expressly granted in writing by the owner of the material, no video, logo, graphic, or image from any Web page on the Site may be reproduced, imitated, altered, and/or redistributed.

Users may freely print any information that they obtain from the Site. Permission to use documents such as reports and data sheets on the Site is granted with these restrictions:

  • Any copyright notices (for the WDB or a third party) must be retained on all copies
  • You may not reproduce any trademark or service mark displayed on this Site without the express written permission of the mark’s owner
  • Use of documents from this Site is for informational or personal use only
  • No modifications of any documents are permitted
  • All such documents and related graphics are provided as is.

Our Right to Submit or Post to Comment-Enabled Sites

The purpose of comment-enabled sites (e.g., Facebook) is to facilitate a polite and constructive dialogue between the WDB and its constituents on matters of public interest. To further this dialogue, the public is permitted and encouraged to comment on posted items. However, comments must not hinder or distract from useful discussion. Commented-enabled sites are not the primary source of communications and not intended for emergency use. The site is intended for the benefit of its users, and any inappropriate or offensive material will detract from its purpose. Moreover, the WDB will restrict any information that would compromise the privacy, safety, and security of the public, the WDB, or the users of this site. Inappropriate comments may remain posted, at the discretion of the WDB administrator, for a significant amount of time prior to being noticed and deleted by an administrator; however, this should not be construed as an approval of the comment or an exception to the comment policy. For these reasons, the WDB will regularly review posted comments and delete any that disrupt, disturb, or impede the purpose of the forum, including BUT NOT LIMITED TO the following types of content:

  • Comments that are clearly off-topic or irrelevant to the subject matter of the item being commented upon;
  • Promotion or advertisement of a business or commercial interest;
  • Multiple copies of the same comment, or repetition of substantially similar comments;
  • Promotion of, or opposition to, any political party, campaign, candidate, or proposition, unless such promotion or opposition is inherently related to discussion of an item posted by the WDB;
  • Personally identifiable information of any individual or individuals, including, but not limited to, phone numbers, e-mail and physical addresses, social security numbers, or other identification numbers;
  • Threats against any person or organization;
  • Comments that are obscene or defamatory;
  • Content that would be considered offensive to a reasonable person, including sexually explicit material and profanity;
  • Advocacy, promotion, or encouragement of illegal activity;
  • False or misleading information, including impersonation of any other individual;
  • Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public;
  • Content that violates the legal ownership interest of any other party

Our Right to Use Materials You Submit or Post

When you submit or post any material via the Site or Social Media, you grant us and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium (whether now known or hereafter developed), for any purpose that we choose. The foregoing grant includes the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark or patent laws that exist in any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of these rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, e-mail address or screen name, as we deem appropriate. You will not receive any compensation of any kind for the use of any materials submitted by you.

If you believe that any material on this Site was submitted in error and/or infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may contact the Website administrator.


The WDB makes all reasonable efforts to ensure the Site is accessible to all users. We strive to meet the accessibility standards required of Federal Government websites.

If you should experience an accessibility problem with the Site or if you should need information in alternate formats, please email the Webmaster.

Policy Changes

The WDB reserves the right to change this policy or to impose new Site usage conditions at any time. It is the responsibility of individual visitors to keep themselves informed of the current terms of this policy.

Contact Information

To offer questions comments about the Site, or to comment about the information presented, please email the Webmaster. Please do not include any information on the e-mail that you feel is confidential as it may become a public record subject to release under the provisions of the California Public Records Act.