SchoolAdvice Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At SchoolAdvice we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products/service, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

Following is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals. If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, SchoolAdvice Inc. collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SchoolAdvice Inc’s. purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SchoolAdvice Inc’s. visitors use its website. From time to time, SchoolAdvice may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

SchoolAdvice also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our Website. SchoolAdvice only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Email

By joining our site, you are automatically added to our mailing list. We promise we will not publish, share, or sell your email address in any way. We hate spam just as much as you do and will not spam your email. We will only send you our regular newsletter, some invitations, greetings and occasional messages from third parties and partners. However, you will always have the option to opt-out of such email.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors toSchoolAdvice’s website choose to interact with SchoolAdvice in ways that require SchoolAdvice to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SchoolAdvice gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who register as free or premium members to provide a username and email address. Those who choose to may provide additional information, including family details. In each case, SchoolAdvice collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with SchoolAdvice. SchoolAdvice does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

SchoolAdvice may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, SchoolAdvice may monitor a user’s comments to help identify spam. SchoolAdvice may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, SchoolAdvice does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

SchoolAdvice discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information to process it on SchoolAdvice’s behalf or to provide services available at SchoolAdvice’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using SchoolAdvice’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. SchoolAdvice will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, SchoolAdvice discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SchoolAdvice believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SchoolAdvice, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the SchoolAdvice website and have supplied your email address, SchoolAdvice may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with SchoolAdvice and our products. SchoolAdvice takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. SchoolAdvice uses cookies to help SchoolAdvice identify and track visitors, their usage of SchoolAdvice website, and their website access preferences. SchoolAdvice visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using SchoolAdvice’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of SchoolAdvice’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If SchoolAdvice, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that SchoolAdvice goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of SchoolAdvice may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by SchoolAdvice and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, SchoolAdvice may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at SchoolAdvice’s sole discretion. SchoolAdvice encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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