Privacy Policy


Website Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website operated by the First 5 California Children and Families Commission (First 5 California). First 5 California is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. Information is collected for the purpose of analyzing how many visitors use this site, seeing how long patrons stay on the site, and which sections they view. This information is archived for future reference to understand the interests and needs of our visitors.
For site security purposes, this government computer system monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.

For site management, this government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes, i.e., assessing what information is of interest, determining technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site management, information may be collected with personally identifiable data only through lawful means. Personally identifiable data collected by First 5 California is relevant to the purpose for which it is collected. First 5 California specifies the reasons for collection of personally identifiable data at or before the time of collection, and any subsequent use of the data shall be limited to and consistent with the fulfillment of those purposes.

If you have questions or comments about our privacy practices, would like to stop receiving information from us, or would like to remove, correct or update information you have provided to us via this Web site, please contact us either by sending an e-mail to, or by sending a letter to:

First 5 California
2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95833

If you would like to remove, correct or update information, please provide us with sufficient information to locate the record that you wish to be removed, corrected or updated. We will attempt to comply with your request, but we cannot promise to do so.

If you choose to submit information to us, it will be transmitted through secure lines to our departmental database. Any private information will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided and will not be shared with another entity except as required or permitted by law.

By accessing any area of this website, you agree to the Conditions of Use, also available on this web site. All personal information collected and maintained by First 5 California is secured against loss, damage, modification or unauthorized use or disclosure. First 5 California uses multiple technological and procedural approaches to protect against unauthorized disclosure of this information pursuant to current law and practice. These practices and policies are reviewed regularly.

First 5 California adheres to all First 5 California privacy policies, as well as applicable California and Federal privacy legislation and regulations.

First 5 California may provide links to various other web sites. First 5 California assumes no responsibility for the information practices of sites that you are able to access through the First 5 California web site. You should read the privacy statements at these sites to determine their information use and practices. These links to other sites do not imply any affiliation or endorsement of a linked site.

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact the Privacy Office at:

Talk. Read. Sing. ® App Privacy Policy

The operator of the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app is First 5 California (“First 5 California”, “us”, “we” or similar pronouns), 2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260 
Sacramento, CA 95833. They can be reached by e-mail at

This document describes features and functionality of the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app, some of which may collect information from or about you, and how First 5 California may use that information. It supplements the First 5 California Website Privacy Policy located at If there is a direct conflict between this document and our general Privacy Policy, this document governs.

This First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app Privacy Policy is effective March 10, 2017 and it applies to all information that a User may have provided to First 5 California through the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app.

By accessing and using the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy, and agree to be legally bound by it. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app.

About the App:
The First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app is intended to be used by parents to have meaningful interactions on a regular basis with their children. The First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app facilitates daily talking, reading and singing via engaging prompts designed to interest children ages 5 and under. Parents must register in the app’s sign-up screen with a user name and password before using the app for the first time. This user name and password will be used to log-in to the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app.

Personal Information:
The First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app collects the following personally identifiable information: User Name and Password used to log in to the app.

Non-Personal Information:
The app does collect certain non-personally identifiable information from users. This data is anonymous and is used for internal analytics purposes only. This data is collected through users’ interactions with back-end data servers and/or through use of internet protocol or “IP” addresses, and includes, but is not limited to, coarse geo-location information, aggregated patterns of app usage, such as the number of times that users may access the app, the number of pages that are viewed within a visit, and the average time that users spend with the app. IP addresses themselves are not collected through the app.
We may use this information to help us understand how the content is used, to analyze the effectiveness of the app, to improve our product offerings and for other, similar purposes. We may also share anonymous, aggregated information about app usage with third-party sponsors of the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app or others, but not in a form that could be used to identify a user.

Third Party Terms and Conditions: By using the First 5 California “Talk. Read. Sing. ®” app, you may be subject to certain third party terms and conditions and privacy policies, including but not limited to application stores, mobile software platforms, and social networking services.