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Notice on Collection of Personal Information for Applicants and Licensees

Collection and Use of Personal Information. The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) collects the personal information requested on this form as authorized by Business and Professions Code Section 30 (General Provisions); Business and Professions Code Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Articles 1 & 2 (Vocational Nursing Practice Act) and Chapter 10, Articles 1 & 2 (Psychiatric Technicians Law); and California Code of Regulations Title 16, Division 25, Chapter 1 (Vocational Nurses) and Chapter 2 (Psychiatric Technicians). The BVNPT uses this information principally to identify and evaluate applicants for licensure, issue and renew licenses, and enforce licensing standards set by law and regulation.

Mandatory Submission. Submission of the requested information is mandatory. The BVNPT cannot consider your application for licensure or renewal unless you provide all of the requested information.

Access to Personal Information. You may review the records maintained by the BVNPT that contain your personal information, as permitted by the Information Practices Act. See below for contact information.

Access to Personal Information. You may review the records maintained by the BVNPT that contain your personal information, as permitted by the Information Practices Act. See below for contact information.

Possible Disclosure of Personal Information. The BVNPT makes every effort to protect the personal information you provide. The information you provide, however, may be disclosed in the following circumstances:

  • In response to a Public Records Act request (Government Code Section 6250 and following), as allowed by the Information Practices Act (Civil Code Section 1798 and following);
  • To another government agency as required by state or federal law; or
  • In response to a court or administrative order, a subpoena, or a search warrant.

Contact Information. For questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact the

Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 263-7800
email bvnpt@dca.ca.gov.

For questions about the DCA privacy policy or the Information Practices Act, contact via email dca@dca.ca.gov

Notice on Collection of Personal Information for Filing a Consumer Complaint

Collection and Use of Personal Information. The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) and the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) collect the information requested on this form as authorized by Business and Professions Code Sections 325 and 326 and/or Business and Professions Code Section 129. The BVNPT uses this information to follow up on your complaint.

Providing Personal Information Is Voluntary. You do not have to provide the personal information requested. If you do not wish to provide personal information, such as your name, home address, or home telephone number, you may remain anonymous. In that case, however, the BVNPT may not be able to contact you or help you resolve your complaint.

Access to Your Information. You may review the records maintained by the BVNPT that contain your personal information, as permitted by the Information Practices Act. See below for contact information.

Possible Disclosure of Personal Information. The BVNPT makes every effort to protect the personal information you provide. In order to follow up on your complaint, however, it may be necessary to share the information you provide with the individual or business you complained about or with other government agencies. This may include sharing any personal information you provide. The information you provide may also be disclosed in the following circumstances:

  • In response to a Public Records Act request, as allowed by the Information Practices Act;
  • To another government agency as required by state or federal law; or
  • In response to a court or administrative order, a subpoena, or a search warrant.

Contact Information. For questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact:

Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 263-7800
email bvnpt@dca.ca.gov.

For questions about the DCA privacy policy or the Information Practices Act, contact via email dca@dca.ca.gov.