Welcome to the Kick It California website. Kick It California (formerly California Smokers’ Helpline) is a free, tobacco cessation program that has been in operation since 1992. This website is hosted and managed by University of California San Diego Health under grants received from the California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) and First 5 California. Click here for UC San Diego Health Policy Notices.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
All health and health-related information contained within the Kick It California website is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment by a healthcare professional. Your healthcare provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment and needs of you and your family.
Every effort is made to ensure that the material within this Web site is accurate and timely; however, this should not be considered official and should be confirmed with other reliable sources. This information is provided without warranty for quality or accuracy. Kick It California, The Regents of the University of California, the University of California, San Diego; the University of California, San Diego Health System or any other contributing author are not responsible for any errors or omissions in any information provided or the results obtained from the use of such information
Kick It California respects the privacy of its users. Our goal is to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, we sometimes collect information during your visits to understand what differentiates you from each of our other users. To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our website privacy practices.
Here, you will learn what personally identifiable information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Collection of Data
Kick It California collects certain information from and about its users in three ways:
Security: How We Protect Your Information
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
Updating Your Information
If you would like to update your personal information or stop receiving communication from Kick It California, please call 1-800-300-8086. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, you can contact the Web Services Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official UC San Diego Websites
Official UC San Diego Web Sites display the UC San Diego Seal for Official Web Pages at the bottom of their main page. Only Sites bearing the UC San Diego Seal for Official Web Pages are Official UC San Diego Web Sites. All other Sites hosted by UC San Diego servers are not official, including personal Web Pages of students, faculty, and staff, whether or not they carry a disclaimer. Unofficial Sites do not represent the University in any way. Any content contained or accessible from unofficial Websites does not reflect the views of the Regents of the University of California and the Regents do not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of unofficial Web Pages or of any material accessible from unofficial Web Pages. Kick It California is NOT an official UC San Diego Web Site.
Links from a Web Site located on a UC San Diego server to any non-University Site do not imply University endorsement of the Site’s products or services. References to non-UC San Diego products, services, or organizations do not imply University endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before subscribing to the Kick It California quit smoking (NoButts) or quit vaping (NoVape) text program. By subscribing to receive text messages from Kick It California, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions.
You can subscribe to Kick It California quit smoking (NoButts) or quit vaping (NoVape) text program by texting QUIT SMOKING for help to quit smoking or QUIT VAPING for help to quit vaping or online at https://kickitca.org/quit-smoking-text or https://kickitca.org/quit-vaping-text
By subscribing to these text programs, you agree to receive text messages from Kick It California. These messages will be sent to your mobile telephone using automated dialing technology.
Message and data rates may apply, so be sure to check your carrier mobile phone carrier agreement for details. Message frequency may vary.
If at any time you wish to stop receiving text messages from Kick It California, text STOP to 66819 to opt out or call 800-300-8086 for help.
Wireless operators and Kick It California do not guarantee message delivery and will not be held liable for delayed or undelivered messages. Text messaging may not be available for all service providers or devices.
For help or information related to Kick It California’ text program, call Kick It California at 800-300-8086.
Kick It California reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. Kick It California retains the right to cease sending text messages to anyone for any reason, including for violation of any of these terms and conditions.