Privacy Policy

The Firefighters Burn Institute Youth Firesetter Program (FFBI YFP), formerly called Sacramento Valley Juvenile Firesetter Program (SVJFP), respects the privacy interests and preferences of our website visitors. We are committed to full transparency in outlining what information we collect about visitors, how it is used and how you can opt-out of those programs (online or traditional communications) if you so choose.

Normal Browsing

FFBI YFP does not collect any personally identifying information from you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us.
You can browse the FFBI YFP website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. The information we gather during normal browsing comes from standard server logs and collect information such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system and information like the site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visited and the dates/times of those visits.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites, including ones that may gather personal contact information. FFBI YFP is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. However, any personal information obtained by us through other sites is treated as if it was gathered on our site and our privacy policy applies.

Personal Contact Information- General

Information Collected

When you are expressing an interest in referring a child, enrolling a child in one of our programs or subscribing to our online newsletter, FFBI YFP asks you for personal contact information such as your name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.

Use of Information/Storage of Information

We may use this information to contact you to clarify or obtain information about a child you have referred or enrolled; or to send you additional information about FFBI YFP. This information may be reported to The Youth Firesetting Information Repository & Evaluation System (YFIRES) for program enrollees. This information is stored in our database on a multi-layered secure, password protected server.

Personally Identifiable Information- YFP enrollees and family/caregivers

Information Collected

When enrolling a child in the YFP, we collect the following information about the child: name, age, gender, ethnicity, school name, school grade, mental health status and diagnosis, substance abuse history, family law enforcement history, school performance history, history of abuse, social media accounts utilized by the child, and the referring agency’s name and phone number. If there are other children present in the household of the enrollee, we collect their first names, ages, genders and relationship to the enrollee.

In the enrollment process of the YFP, we collect the following information about the child’s parent(s)/caregiver(s): name, address, email, phone number, level of education and marital status.

Use of Information/Storage of Information

The information collected through the FFBI YFP may be used in the following ways: to contact the child’s family, to monitor the on-going progress of youth firesetters who have been enrolled in the program (during and after) and as statistical data to analyze the program’s effectiveness. This information is never sold but is reported to The Youth Firesetting Information Repository & Evaluation System (YFIRES). This information is stored in our database on a multi-layered secure, password protected server.

Changes to this Policy 

Our Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this Web page, and we will mark the link to our updated Privacy Policy on the home page of this website to note the date of any changes so that you will always know what information we collect, how we use it and what choices you have.

User Agreement And Terms

By viewing and/or using this website, you are agreeing to all of the terms and conditions explained below.

General.  This World Wide Web site with its home page in the domains (the “website”) is a complimentary information service offered by the FFBI YFP at no charge to you as a user of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. FFBI YFP reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions any time, and you must consult the most recent version of this User Agreement and Terms and Conditions (not an older cached version) each time you view the website. Do not use the website if you do not agree to all of the following terms and conditions.

1.    Intellectual Property/Hyperlinks.
You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth under the Service Marks, Copyright and Hyperlinks sections of this User Agreement and Terms and Conditions.

2.    Representations and Warranties.
You acknowledge that the information on the website is provided “as is” for general information only. FFBI YFP makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding this website, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and all such warranties are expressly disclaimed.

3.    Indemnification.
You agree that you will hold harmless FFBI YFP and its officers, directors and employees from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of a third party. In no event will FFBI YFP or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

4.    Opinions/Recommendations.
You acknowledge that opinions and recommendations contained in this website are not necessarily those of FFBI YFP or endorsed by FFBI YFP.

5.    Linked Sites/Third-Party Content.
These Terms and Conditions apply only to this website. FFBI YFP may provide links on the website to other websites which are not under the control of FFBI YFP. These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by FFBI YFP of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty of any type regarding the website or the information on the website. Under no circumstances will FFBI YFP be held liable, directly or indirectly, or any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, reliance on, or any content, goods or services available on any other website to which this website links. You should direct any concerns to that website’s administrator.

6.    Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled and operated by FFBI YFP, which is headquartered in the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as United States territories and other countries around the world. By accessing this website you agree that any action at law or equity arising or in any way relating to this website, shall be filed only under the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof. You also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of the State of California in and for the County of Sacramento, and the United States District Court for California with respect to such matters. FFBI YFP makes no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so of their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

7.    Copyright.
The works of authorship contained in this website, including but not limited to all design, text and images (the “Materials”), are owned or licensed by FFBI YFP and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sublicensed, altered, stored by subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without our prior written consent.  Unless permitted otherwise in writing, you may only access the Materials located within the website for your personal use.  This means you may download copies of Materials for personal, noncommercial use only, so long as you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice.  When you download Materials, you do not obtain any ownership rights to the Materials.

Hypertext Links

You may provide a hypertext link to the FFBI YFP website on another website, provided that:

(a) the link must be an active, text-only link or approved banner or artwork provided by FFBI YFP (you may NOT use our logo without prior written approval) clearly marked “Firefighters Burn Institute Youth Firesetter Program.”

(b) the link, when activated by a user, must display this website full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linked website;

(c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to disparage FFBI YFP or its services, damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the FFBI YFP name and service marks, or to create the false appearance that an entity other than FFBI YFP is associated with, benefitting, or sponsored by FFBI YFP;

(d) the link may not be associated with the sale of any products or services, or the promotion of any lottery, raffle, sweepstakes or other games of chance benefiting FFBI YFP;

(e) the link will not appear on pages including content which FFBI YFP, in its sole discretion, finds to be objectionable, or which includes obscene, pornographic, violent, intolerant, tasteless, denigrating or sexually-oriented content or materials; and

(f) FFBI YFP reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion by amending these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for keeping up with any such changes.

All other hypertext links to this website must be approved in writing by FFBI YFP. Inquiries may be directed to (888) 452-SAFE (7233).

Use of a hypertext link does not indicate or create any endorsement, approval, sponsorship or affiliation of or with your website by FFBI YFP. This permission to link is provided without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title of non-infringement.

FFBI YFP reserves the right to take action against any use of its federally registered service marks, trademarks and trade names, or any links to its website that do not conform to the conditions herein, or that infringe any intellectual property or other rights of FFBI YFP.

Thank you for taking the time to review our Privacy Policy and User Agreement and Terms and Conditions. FFBI YFP is very concerned about online privacy and safety. If you have any questions about these policies, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Firefighters Burn Institute Youth Firesetter Program
3101 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95820
Or you may contact us here.