Privacy Policy

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Your privacy is one of our primary concerns. California Employers Association (CEA) makes every effort to provide you with a safe and private environment. This Privacy Policy tells you what information we gather and how we use it. It applies to the following CEA website: and any other site on which this Privacy Policy is identified as the applicable Privacy Policy (collectively referred to as "CEA Sites"). For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Business Partners" means any subcontractor, vendor, or other entity with whom we have an ongoing business relationship to provide products, services, or information.

Information We Collect

We may ask you to provide personal information when you:

  • Use CEA sites.
  • Request services, support or information.
  • Place orders for products or services.
  • Participate in surveys, sweepstakes or other promotional activities.
  • Share CEA content through social media.
  • Subscribe to newsletters, download white papers or other materials.
  • Contact us.

Information we may request includes, but is not limited to, your email address, name, title, address, telephone number, social media public profile, or business/company information. If you make a purchase, we may ask for your credit card number and billing information. Forms that you may fill in will indicate whether the information requested is required or optional.

We also collect information about your visits to CEA Sites, including the pages you view, the links and ads you click, search terms you enter, and other actions you take in connection with CEA Sites and services. In addition, we collect certain information from the browser you used to access a CEA Site, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and language, access times, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the website that referred you to the CEA Site and to which website you browse.

In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with CEA Sites, information collected through one source may be combined with information obtained through other CEA resources. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other parties.

Some CEA offerings may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such offerings, both CEA and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services and may use the information according to each company's privacy policy and other agreements with you.

Information Usage

CEA uses your personal information to:

  • Deliver the services and support or carry out the transactions you have requested.
  • Send communications to you, such as your transaction status (for example, order confirmations), information about products and services, promotional offers, and surveys.
  • Customize, analyze, and improve our products, services, technologies, communications and relationship with you.
  • Protect the security or integrity of CEA Sites, our business, or our products or services.
  • Otherwise, as disclosed to you at the point of collection.

Disclosing Your Information

CEA shares your information with Business Partners to carry out the transactions you request, to provide services to you, to provide you with information you may find useful (for example, partner discounts and advocacy updates), to customize and improve our products and services, so that you can share through social media, and/or to update records. In addition, we may disclose your information when legally required or to protect our rights.

Collection and Use of Children's Information

CEA Sites are not directed toward children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 years. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through CEA Sites without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.

Cookies and Tracking

CEA Sites use "cookies" to enable you to sign in to our services and to track your traffic patterns. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies help us personalize and make improvements to CEA Sites so that you can have a pleasant and productive experience. You can set your browser to send a warning message before accepting cookies or to refuse cookies. Check your browser for instructions on how to handle cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of CEA Sites.

Online Behavioral Advertising by CEA and Others

CEA also works with third-party advertising and personalization partners that use cookies to help us display personalized content and appropriate advertising during your visits to CEA Sites and other websites. These cookies identify the pages you view, the links and ads you click on, other actions you take on those web pages, and the site from which you came before arriving at a web page. This also helps us measure the performance of our advertising campaigns.

Similarly, third parties use cookies to deliver advertising for companies other than CEA to you on the Internet, whether you are on CEA Sites or other websites, based on your visits to CEA Sites and other websites. These cookies assist the third parties in identifying the pages you view, the links and ads you click on, other actions you take on those web pages, and the site from which you came before arriving at a web page.

"Do Not Track" Signals

Please note that while you may have the ability to opt-out of targeted advertising through the link and you may be able to control the use of cookies through your web browser as described in the "Cookies and Tracking" section above, some web browsers may give you the ability to enable a "do not track" setting that sends a special signal to the websites you encounter while web browsing. This is different from disabling certain forms of tracking by declining cookies in your browser settings, as browsers with the "do not track" setting enabled still have the ability to accept cookies. CEA does not respond to web browser "do not track signals" at this time. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy.

Email Marketing

Some marketing you receive, including email marketing, may also be personalized based on your visits to CEA Sites. In addition, when you click on some links in the email marketing, our email service provider may place a cookie on your browser. This cookie would be linked to your email address and used to gather information about the products and services you view on CEA Sites. Information gathered may be used to personalize and customize future email marketing messages you receive. You may opt-out of receiving email marketing by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in the email message you receive from CEA.

Notification of Privacy Changes

CEA reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. When changes are made, they will be posted to CEA Sites immediately with a revised Effective Date. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy.

Third-Party Sites

Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through CEA Sites may collect personal information about you. The information practices of those third-party web sites are not covered by this Privacy Policy. CEA DOES NOT HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PRACTICES OF ENTITIES, WEBSITES AND/OR OTHER SITES NOT OWNED BY CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION.

Credit Card Data

CEA recognizes your concerns about web commerce and transactions using bank and credit card information. Therefore, CEA is committed to keeping personal information secure during commerce transactions by using a secured SSL encryption with all direct transactions that involve using credit card or banking information.

Effective Date

June 2, 2020

Editorial Guidelines

Policy Guidelines for Editorial Content

The goal for editorial content on CEA and is to be accurate, fair, complete, and ethical. We are committed to a policy of editorial neutrality. Although content contains information about legal issues, the content is not intended to serve as legal advice. Users who have specific questions about legal issues should consult with legal counsel.

CEA is not a law firm and does not dispense legal advice. Therefore, conversations with CEA are not attorney-client privileged. The information CEA provides via forms, telephone calls, written messages (such as email and letter) is informational and educational in nature, and not specifically tailored to an employer’s needs. CEA is not an insurer and is not responsible for any claims or actions arising out of an employer’s human resources matters. Employers use our information at their own risk, and in conjunction with their own legal and human resource advisors.

Content from External Sources and Links to External Sites

Content from external sources will be labeled to indicate the source of the information when the information was not generated by the Website's editorial staff. Content on the site may contain links to non-CEA ( content. These links do not constitute an endorsement of the linked content and does not guarantee the accuracy of the linked content.

Corrections and Clarifications

We are committed to quickly correcting any factual errors or errors in interpretation. Editorial staff members will address any errors brought to their attention and make an appropriate correction as soon as possible. This includes misspellings as well as factual or information errors identified in archival articles after they have been published. The goal is to correct all content so no errors remain in our permanent archive. We also will provide clarifications in cases where, in our judgment, the wording or the headline on an article may lead to misinterpretation.

CEA Store Policy

Please also read our store policy:

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