Conditions of Use

Updated: July 1, 2021

Thank you for visiting the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) website and reviewing our use policy. You should also be aware that DPR has a Privacy Policy. By visiting this website, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this notice. This use policy is subject to change without notice.


When you visit a State of California website, you should be aware that data linking your computer to a particular website (a "cookie") may be created. Temporary cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction, to process data submitted to us online, to facilitate an ongoing Internet interaction, or to understand trends in the use of State websites. Cookies do not compromise your privacy or security. Using web browser settings, you can refuse the cookies or delete the cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely available methods.


DPR, as developer and manager of this website, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire State operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management. This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail-proof, the security of information provided via the State's supported website. The technical standards governing security are enforced by the California Department of Technology.

This website and the information it contains are provided as a public service by the State of California. This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.


Our website has links to sites we feel might be useful to you and which may provide services. When you link to another site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the privacy and accessibility policies of the new site. DPR accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.


DPR attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Please report any errors or omissions to us by contacting

DPR makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents. DPR shall also not be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the materials or information described and/or contained in this site, including the use of any third-party information, and assumes no responsibility for user's use of them. 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 website or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.


Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of California, DPR, or their employees or agents.


In general, information presented on this website, unless otherwise indicated, is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as permitted by law. However, DPR uses copyrighted data on this website (for example, photographs, publications, and videos), which may require additional permissions prior to your use. Furthermore, the unique branding of the site and various official seals and marks may not be used without permission of DPR. In order to use any information on this website not owned or created by DPR you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources. DPR shall have the unlimited right to use for any purpose, free of any charge, all information submitted via this site except those submissions made under separate legal contract. DPR shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, or techniques contained in information provided through this site. Altering or distributing brochures, photographs, or videos for resale purposes is prohibited. For more information, please email