Commitment to Protecting Your Privacy
All of the individual persons and business entities named herein, including the University of California, Los Angeles, (hereinafter “UCLA”), involved in, associated with and/or dedicated to the development, funding, creation of and/or maintenance and oversight of the “FOCUS On the Go! mobile application” and “FOCUS on Foster Families mobile application” (hereinafter collectively known as “UCLA NFRC”), are committed to protecting your privacy as a User of the mobile application. We firmly believe that electronic security and privacy are necessary for the continued success of the mobile applications. In support of this, UCLA NFRC will only retain and/or utilize USER-provided personal information to create a more personalized and entertaining USER experience with the mobile application. Use of personal data by either UCLA NFRC and/or the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications is in compliance with applicable state and federal laws, and in accordance with the following terms:
The FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications are intended for educational purposes only. These mobile applications are not intended to provide counseling, therapy, or mental health services. They are educational programs for families and children intended to provide families the opportunity to have fun, self-assess their resilience and to learn additional information pertinent to family resilience.
UCLA NFRC “Kid’s Policy” (individuals under 13 years of age)
UCLA NFRC and the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications are committed to protecting the safety of children in mobile environments. In compliance with the Children’s Privacy Protection Act of 1998, UCLA NFRC and the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile application will never knowingly request or use personal information from children under 13 years of age without prior parental consent. For FOCUS On the Go! ONLY: If UCLA NFRC and/or the FOCUS On the Go! mobile application receives actual knowledge that an individual completing a survey through the Parent’s section of FOCUS On the Go! is under 13 years of age, UCLA NFRC will eliminate all personal information relating to this subscriber from our files.
What information do we collect?
All USER data submitted by USERs of the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications, including but not limited to name, email address, personal demographic, and/or physically descriptive USER information submitted to UCLA NFRC, is done so with the express consent of each USER and kept strictly confidential by UCLA NFRC.
If you visit either the FOCUS On the Go! or FOCUS on Foster Families support website through the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center website, we also collect IP addresses in aggregate form, but these are not linked to any of your personally identifiable information.
We may from time to time conduct statistical evaluation based on aggregate FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile application USER input information; however, such evaluation is conditioned upon maintaining strict confidentiality of personally identifiable USER information.
How do we use the information?
When a USER completes the Resilience Check-In found within the parent’s section of FOCUS On the Go!, we will use the information he or she provided to us to create a personalized report that will displayed on screen. If the USER provides to us an email address, we will send the USER an email with a link to the personalized report. NOTE: The Resilience Check-In is not present within the FOCUS on Foster Families mobile application.
In addition, in an effort to better service USERS of the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications, and to improve individual USER experience of the application, we may from time to time aggregate your information with information of other USERS to help us evaluate USER trends, patterns and preferences, and demographics.
All personal information will be kept strictly confidential by UCLA NFRC.
All materials and downloads contained in the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications are for educational use only. All materials are copyrighted and should not be copied or disseminated for other purposes without the express written permission of UCLA NFRC.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this mobile application, your dealings with the FOCUS On the Go!/FOCUS on Foster Families mobile applications, or would like to have your data removed or deleted from our aggregate, you can contact us at: