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.
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.
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.
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.
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.