Effective as of September 8, 2009
School Webmasters® is committed to protecting the privacy that you are entitled to and deserve. We ask that you carefully read our policy detailed below so that you understand how we collect, use and safeguard any personal information that you submit to our site. At any time, you will have the opportunity to have your personal information removed or changed.
However, by using our site, you are accepting the policies and practices contained herein, including the use of your personal information to third party advertisers or sponsors as outlined herein. If you do not agree to these policies and practices, please do not use our services and/or provide us with any of your personal information.
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit School Webmasters®, we may collect information from you including but not limited to cookies, IP addresses and personal information (i.e., name, address, phone number, etc.).
Cookies. As with many websites, our site uses standard technology called “cookies,” which are small data files that are transferred to your computer when you allow your browser to accept cookies. Cookies automatically identify your Web browser to the site whenever you visit the site, and make using the site easier for you by saving your user ID, preferences and other convenient site usage information. By tracking how and when you use the site, cookies help us determine which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on data obtained from cookies.
IP Addresses and Automatic Information. We may collect IP addresses and/or Automatic Information for purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers and sponsors. Our computers identify your computer by its IP address. When you request Web pages from the site, our computers log your IP address. Automatic Information we collect may include, without limitation, such information as the page served, the time, the source of the request, the type of browser making the request, the preceding page view and other such information. When analyzed, this data helps us determine how visitors arrive at the site, what type of content is most popular, and what type of visitors (in the aggregate) are interested in particular kinds of content and advertising.
Personal Information. We may collect your name, address, email address, contact phone number, marital status, gender and/or other personal information when you use our site.
Securing Your Information.
Although we cannot guarantee complete security of any data on our site, we do employ state of the art industry security measures to ensure the security of all data. Any data that is stored on our servers is treated as proprietary and confidential and is not available to the public. We have an internal security policy with respect to the confidentiality of customer and other data, allowing access only to those employees or third parties who have a need to know such information for the purpose of effectively delivering the products and services. We routinely evaluate our data security practices to identify security threats or opportunities for improvement.
No transmission of data over the Internet, however, is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot completely ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You acknowledge and assume this risk when communicating with us.
AGAIN, YOUR USE OF OUR SITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE PRACTICES SET FORTH IN THIS POLICY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE POLICY BY POSTING THE NEW VERSION WITH A NEW EFFECTIVE DATE. YOUR CONTINUED USE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE CHANGES.
Required by Law. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, and will establish or exercise our legal rights and defend against legal claims. We will share information if, in our sole discretion, this information is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, suspected fraud or as required by law. No person under the age of 18 should disclose any form of personal information on our site or any of our third party sites. We are committed to protecting the privacy of children and you can learn more by visiting www.ftc.gov.