The Civil Right Deparment (CRD) maintains this website to enhance public access to CRD's information. This is a service that is continually under development. While we try to keep the information timely and accurate, we make no guarantees. We will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention. Therefore, users should be aware that information contained or referenced by this website: is for educational and informational purposes only, may not reflect official positions of CRD or the California Government, and does not constitute legal advice, interpretations of law, or legally binding statements.

Disclaimer of Liability

Neither CRD, the California Government, nor any of their employees or contributors shall be held liable for any improper, incorrect, or other use of the information described and/or contained herein, and none assumes responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall CRD, the California Government, nor any of their employees or contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.


User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, CRD, the California Government, and their employees or contributors from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the User’s use of this website, any online service offered by CRD, or the information contained or referenced therein.

Disclaimer of Warranites/Accuracy of Information

Although CRD believes the information contained or referenced on this website is reliable, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. CRD provides this information on an "as is" basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights ARE DISCLAIMED.

Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from CRD’s website from a source other than CRD’s website, be aware that electronic information can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Information can also quickly become outdated. We recommended careful attention to the contents of any metadata associated with a file, and that the originator of the information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use.

If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to CRD’s webmaster.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

CRD and its website are distributors of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of CRD or the California Government. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by CRD or the California Government, and such reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Hypertext Links and Off-Site Information

The official website address of CRD is: www.dfeh.ca.gov. Neither CRD, the California Government, nor any of their employees or contributors is responsible for the contents of any off-site information referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that neither CRD, the California Government, nor any of their employees or contributors is liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

Links from CRD’s website on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring from CRD, the California Government, or any of their employees or contributors. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility to the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Information

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restrict access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. User expressly agrees that use of CRD’s website is at the user's sole risk. Neither CRD, the California Government, nor any of their employees or contributors warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.

Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the State of California.

Google Translator Disclaimer

CRD’s website provides access to a translation feature offered by Google. The translation tool is provided for purposes of information and convenience only. Google Translate is a free third-party service, which is not controlled by CRD or the California Government. CRD is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool.

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