Legal Disclaimer

Revision Date 11/21/07

The following notices apply to the CACLD’s Web Sites located at: and

Thank you for visiting the California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors Web Site and reviewing our Use Policy. By visiting this web site, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Notice and privacy laws of the State of California.

Please note that this Use Policy is subject to change without notice, and that it reflects the CACLD’s current business practices.

The California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors (CACLD) provides this Web Site as a service to its members, those interested in crime laboratory management and the forensic sciences, and to the public, in furtherance of the CACLD’s mission as a 501(c)(6) Business League.

CACLD is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the Site. While the CACLD makes sincere effort to provide accurate information on this Web Site through periodic updates, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this Web Site is correct, complete, and up-to-date. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation.

The CACLD, it’s officers, employees or agents shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy or timeliness of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of those materials.

The materials and information provided on this website are provided “as is.” No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.

Although the CACLD’s Web site may include links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including web sites, CACLD has not participated in the development of those other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites. The CACLD is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites

The CACLD, it’s officers or employees, exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark, compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, proceeds, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to those external sites at their own risk. The CACLD specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages, which may result from the accessing of a third-party site, which is linked to the CACLD’s website, or from reliance upon only such information.

The opinions expressed by contributors to the CACLD Web Site are solely those of the individual writers and do not reflect the opinions of the CACLD, members of the CACLD Board of Directors, CACLD Committee members, or other individual members of the CACLD.

Privacy Statement
The names and contact information on this Web Site are published to facilitate contact among those listed for CACLD purposes only. It is not intended, and we request that it not be used, for commercial purposes.

Product Endorsements
Reference herein to any specific commercial firm, commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the CACLD, members of the CACLD Board of Directors, CACLD Committee members, or other individual members of the CACLD.

Links from the CACLD to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by the CACLD of the parties or their products and services. The appearance on the Web site of advertisements and product or service information does not constitute an endorsement by the CACLD, and the CACLD has not investigated the claims made by any advertiser. Product information is based solely on material received from suppliers.

Expectation of Privacy
The CACLD Web Site is subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system’s operation and information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this website.

Logos and images
The California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors business names, acronyms (CACLD) and business logos are registered service marks (SM), reserved for the official use of the CACLD. The CACLD retains sole ownership of its business names, acronyms and logos, graphics and photographs contained on the CACLD website. The names, acronyms, and logos may not be used, reproduced, or displayed for any purpose by any individual or organization without the express written permission of the CACLD President.

Copyright and Trademark Limitations
All materials within these Web pages are copyrighted with all rights reserved.
© Copyright 2012 California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors.
Use of any part of this website and its content must be obtained through prior approval of the CACLD Board of Directors.

Unauthorized Modifications
Unauthorized attempts to modify or modifications of any information stored on the State’s web pages may result in criminal prosecution.

Permission to use or Reprint CACLD Web Site Content
Please follow the procedure below for requesting permission to use or reprint CACLD Web Site content:
1. Title of material you want to use.
2. Name of author of material (if applicable).
3. The source publication (If from seminar materials, include name of conference/date/location)
4. Please submit requests to Webmaster