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Terms of Use

By continuing to use the website, you are accepting the terms of use defined on this page.


Information Collected by West Valley Occupational Center (WVOC)



Our Sites are made available to you to provide information about our programs, services and course offerings. You can browse our website without providing any personal information.


Non-Personal Information

When you access and use our website, some information is automatically collected. For example, we may collect information about your computer's operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type, language, and the website that referred you to us. We also collect information about your usage and activity while browsing our website.



When you visit our website, you may be issued a "cookie," which helps track your session while online. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive. Cookies may help us make your site visit more relevant and personalized. We use cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our website. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent, however, it is possible that some parts of our website may not function properly if you do so.


Web Beacons

The websites and any electronic communications sent by WVOC may contain electronic images known as "web beacons." Web beacons allow WVOC and third parties authorized by WVOC to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of a web page, email message or other communication, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the device identifier of the device the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed. Web beacons may be used count unique users, visits and page views; monitor traffic and conversion patterns; personalize your experience when you visit our websites, including advertising and other content you see; and determine whether or not messages were opened, links were clicked and/or notifications/offers were acted upon.


Third Party Advertising

We may also allow third parties to use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect non-personal information about your use of our website, including your IP address, pages viewed and conversion information. This information may be used for, among other things, delivering advertising targeted to your interests and to better understand the visitation and usage of our website and other sites tracked by these third parties. This privacy policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, third party cookies or other tracking technologies. We encourage you to check the privacy policies of advertisers and/or ad services to learn more about their privacy practices. If you would like more information about third party advertising or to opt out of having your information used in this way, please visit


Personal Information

We also may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, by filling-in fields and forms; opting-in to email or SMS texting services; and/or emails you send to us. Such information may include: contact information (name, address, telephone number, social media username, phone, mobile phone and/or email address, etc.); program area or interest (i.e. English as a Second Language, Academic or Career Technical Education courses and classes, etc.); demographic information (age, academic status, marital status, size of household, income, etc.); and marketing profile information (admissions date, graduation date, alumni status, parent, friend, etc.) Finally, we may obtain information from other sources and combine that with the information we collect directly from you.



How We Use Your Information


Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information is used to generate statistics and to measure wesite activity in order to improve the usefulness of the website for our visitors.


Personal Information

Personal information allows us to provide you with products, services and information and enables us to offer a customized experience on our website. We use personal information for the purposes described in this privacy policy or otherwise disclosed to you on our website. For example, personal information may be used to:


  • Operate and improve our website
  • Provide information about our institution and send you related information, including: confirmations, brochures, course catalogs, class schedules, testing information, enrollment information, security alerts, support information and administrative messages
  • Notify you of the closest Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Division of Adult and Career Education (DACE) and/or WVOC facilities
  • Respond to comments, questions or requests for information and provide customer service; communicate with you about our classes, achievements, promotions, upcoming events and other news about WVOC and our selected partners; generate site analytics to improve our website and the user experience; and link or combine with personal information we get from third parties to help understand your needs and provide you with better service and information

WVOC may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.


Sharing Your Information

We do not share your personal information with third parties except as described in this privacy policy or as otherwise disclosed to you on our Website. For example, we may share personal information as follows:

  • With a financial aid partner for the purpose of offering aid and services to our students or prospective students
  • When you give us your consent to do so, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information
  • With vendors, contractors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us
  • To comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, to protect our rights and property and those of our agents, customers and others, including to enforce our agreements, policies and Terms of Use or in an emergency to protect WVOC and the safety of our students, faculty and staff or any third party
We may also share aggregated or anonymous information that does not directly identify you


Information Security

We take reasonable measures to protect personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.


Third Party Links

Our website may contain links to third party websites. This privacy policy does not apply to the linked sites, and we do not control, nor are we responsible for, the content or privacy and security practices of those sites. Any personal information you provide to a linked site is provided directly to a third party and is subject to such third party's privacy policy. We encourage you to learn more about such third party's privacy and security practices and policies before providing any of your personal information.