CRAFT Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2.1.22
California Registered Apprenticeship Forest Training (CRAFT) (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.
We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.
We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as Terms and Conditions, and can be accessible at

Collection of Your Personal Information

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) include but are not limited to your name, home and/or work address and/or telephone number, email address, birthdate, and Social Security number. Personal Information is often, but not exclusively, provided to us when you sign up for information or use our Service, send us an email, or communicate with us in any other way. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about our current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

How We Use the Information We Collect and Receive

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We may access and use the data collected as necessary (a) to provide and maintain the Services, including but not limited to administering your apprenticeship with an approved employer; registering your business as an approved employer; (b) to address, respond, and enhance your customer support experience; (c) to send marketing communications; (d) to conduct research and analysis; (e) as required by law or in good faith that such action is necessary. We do not use data collection tools, cookies or other electronic tools to identify users, or to track or monitor the online behavior of specific visitors to its website.

When you use our website, we may use cookies to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service. You can control, customize, decline, or reset your cookies through your web browser, which will customize your cookie preference. Some features of many sites may not function properly if you don’t accept cookies.

This apprenticeship program is registered with California Division of Apprenticeship Standards which is under the umbrella of the California Department of Industrial Relations. Notices posted on the forms used to collect Personal Information by the Division of Apprentice Standards provide the authority for such collection, and indicate how the Division will use the information. Below is an example of said form used to collect personal and confidential information from apprentices. DIR Privacy Policy can be found at

PRIVACY NOTICE (CA Civ. Code, § 1798.17, 5 USC § 552a Note): Pursuant to California Labor Code section 3078, the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) will use the personal information you provide here to administer your apprenticeship with an approved employer. To participate in an apprenticeship, you must answer questions A and C. Your answers to questions B, D, E and F are voluntary, and if provided, will be used for research and reporting purposes. (Labor Code, § 3073 et seq.) DAS requests that you also provide your Social Security Number (SSN), on the front of this form, so that DAS may validate your apprenticeship with an employer (Civ. Code, § 1798.85); DAS will also use your SSN in its research and reporting on California’s apprenticeship programs. DAS will share your personal information, including your SSN, with employers, educators, and researchers. If you do not provide your SSN, you may still participate in the DAS apprenticeship program, but DAS may require further identification information from you to process your application. DAS will not share your personal information, including your SSN if provided, with anyone else or use your personal information for any other purpose. To review DIR’s Privacy Policy and to learn about your rights under California’s Information Practices Act, please click on “Privacy Policy” at the bottom of DIR’s webpage at or go to You may contact DIR’s Privacy Officer by sending an email to

Information Sharing

We do not sell, rent, or share your Personal Information with third parties except as described in this privacy policy. We may share your Personal Information with only trusted (a) third party services providers; (b) business partners; (c) affiliated companies within our corporate structure. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. All such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information and are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. We do not use or disclose sensitive Personal Information such as race, religion, Veteran status, or gender identity without your explicit consent.

You may be able to opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting by some third parties by visiting You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ad Settings. You can visit this page to opt out of AdRoll’s and their partners’ targeted advertising. Please see “Cookies” in the section above for more information on how you can control the use of cookies on your computer.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We safeguard information through only sharing with trusted partners, training and discipline, as such, any breach of confidentiality obligations could result in immediate discipline including termination.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

California Do Not Track:

Our web services do not alter, change, or respond upon receiving Do Not Track (DNT) requests or signals in browsers. As described in more detail above, we track user activity using web server logs, cookies and similar technologies. Information collected in web server logs helps us analyze website usage and improve the user’s experience. Cookies allow us to offer you a customized experience and present relevant advertising to you.
How is personal information protected?
We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.
Who has access to the information?
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:

  • to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
  • if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party; and
  • as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.

How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address on our website at any time to:

  • see what data we have about you, if any;
  • change/correct any data we have about you;
  • ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
  • opt out of future communications from us.

If you have any additional questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address listed on this website. If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post the policy changes here.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will provide notice by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. For the latest information on our privacy practices, we encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy, as well as websites you choose to link to Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. If you continue to use the Service after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending an email to